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I am told, in completely unambiguous terms by source very close to PM, that there will be no statement from @theresa_may tonight on anything - either setting out timetable for her departure or agreeing to pull the vote on the WAB. "Why would we do any of that the night before...
an election?" said the source. BUT in a way this planned silence is more amazing than if she were making a statement. Because several members of the cabinet have told me in no uncertain terms that they expected her to set out her timetable for departure tonight. The gap...
between the PM and her cabinet is wider than for any cabinet in modern history. No minister thinks she can remain in office for more than a few days
Source also confirmed that PM will be meeting foreign secretary @Jeremy_Hunt tomorrow. As I understand it, Hunt will join the many of his colleagues urging her to pull the WAB and not put her version of Brexit to a humiliating fourth vote - which he thinks she is bound to lose...
My source says she is still intent on pressing ahead with the WAB vote, which is earmarked for 7 June. And the timetable for her departure rests totally on whether she resists all pleading from ministers to kill the WAB. "The key issue is what to do about the bill" said a...
senior minister. "The logic of what she does personally flows from that".
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