Theresa May under pressure to revamp Brexit negotiating team



Heather Stewart | The Guardian

ERG’s Steve Baker calls on No 10 to overhaul team to renegotiate backstop

Theresa May’s truce with the Brexit wing of her party appears to be under threat already, as the Steve Baker of the European Research Group called on Downing Street to overhaul its negotiating team as it prepares to seek changes to the Irish backstop.

The prime minister has promised to try to renegotiate the EU withdrawal agreement and seek “alternative arrangements” to the Northern Ireland backstop, after the ERG helped her win a majority on Tuesday night.

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