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edited June 13 in General

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We read in the weekend papers that the Brexiters within the Conservative party are mustering for an attempt in July to despatch Theresa May, once Royal Assent has been received to the withdrawal bill.  Sources close to David Davis and Jacob Rees-Mogg are covering their retreat in the face of the Prime Minister’s obduracy over future customs arrangements with the EU with a hail of Parthian shots.  Her opponents already have 42 MPs ready to lodge letters for a vote of no confidence, we are told.  48 would mean that a vote would be held.  We are told to expect an “almighty reckoning”. 

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  • DecrepitJohnLDecrepitJohnL Posts: 8,860
    That sounds about right -- May is relatively safe because her challengers can't be sure who would emerge as next leader, but weak because she (May) cannot move against her traducers because the risk of losing is too great. It is an unstable equilibrium.
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