Brexit: Theresa May’s strategy unchanged despite Tory row over defeat




Theresa May is sticking to her Brexit strategy, despite her party rowing in the wake of her latest Commons defeat.

MPs rejected a motion endorsing her approach by 303 to 258, with 66 Tory MPs abstaining, leading one minister to accuse Brexiteer rebels of “treachery”.

Steve Baker, of the backbench European Research Group which led the rebellion, called it a “storm in a teacup”.

The PM will return to Brussels “within days”, after her Brexit secretary met EU ambassadors in London on Friday.

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