deal. As claims of a plot to topple the PM were denied by potential replacements, a bid by the Commons to seize control this week was dramatically torpedoed by the Brexit secretary. Stephen Barclay vowed that any softer exit plan would be rejected, warning MPs risked facing a
Cabinet ministers are openly at war over the Brexit crisis after MPs were threatened with a general election if they tried to force through an alternative to Theresa May’s
general election. Meanwhile, the chancellor Philip Hammond urged MPs of all parties to find a solution, admitting Ms May’s deal was all but dead. Mr Hammond also gave a boost to the campaign for a new referendum, describing it
as a coherent proposition.