23 Oct 2018

May to address Tory MPs amid leadership challenge speculation

Political Editor

Theresa May has agreed to address a mass meeting of Conservative MPs tomorrow night about her Brexit plans, amid more speculation over whether there could be enough support to trigger a leadership challenge.  Earlier, Mrs May chaired a marathon cabinet meeting, much of it devoted to Brexit, with the Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab ordered to provide weekly updates on preparations for a deal, or a no-deal scenario.