20 Nov 2018

Brexit coup: Rees-Mogg so far fails to topple May

Political Editor

It’s tea for two for Theresa May and the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels tomorrow. But once the crockery’s cleared, don’t expect a handshake on a final document, Downing Street said today.

Cabinet ministers got a glimpse of those plans this morning at a meeting variously described variously as “tense” and “constructive”. In the Commons, has Mrs May really dodged an attempt by Eurosceptic MPs to unseat her or is the plot continuing?