9 Oct 2018

International Development Secretary Mordaunt says unclear where Brexit process will end up

Political Editor

Theresa May has faced another challenge to her Chequers Brexit plan after a cabinet minister refused to specifically back the proposal.  Penny Mordaunt, the International Development Secretary and a prominent backer of the Leave campaign, said the Prime Minister could count on her support, but she didn’t know where the process would end up. This afternoon the Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab updated MPs on the state of negotiations.