May stands firm amid Brexit deal backlash

May stands firm amid Brexit deal backlash
Jacob Rees-Mogg submits letter of no confidence in Theresa May. Pic: Getty

More letters of no confidence have been submitted to the chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbench Conservatives. If the figure reaches 48, that would trigger a leadership contest

It was already clear that British Prime Minister Theresa May faces an uphill task to get the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement with the EU through the House of Commons, but she may first face a battle for her own political survival.

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