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I imagine you all know this, but I am told it is true that @JulianSmithUK told cabinet that only way to get Brexit deal through Commons is for government and @theresa_may to agree either to hold a confirmatory ballot or to commit to a customs union. Which sounds to me like...
chief whip telling PM and ministers that only way to secure Brexit is to ignore dearest preferences of majority of Tory MPs and get her Brexit ratified by relying on the official opposition. Which would probably destroy the Tory party. And therefore maybe he was...
in practice saying that there is no Brexit without a general election (presumably with a new Tory leader). Apparently the PM did not make any comment on Chief Whip's briefing.
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