Theresa May faces rebellion from Brexit hardliners in customs bill vote

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Hard Brexit supporters led by Jacob Rees-Mogg may trigger no-confidence vote in days

Theresa May faces a concerted rebellion from the hard Brexit wing of the Conservative party on Monday, as MPs unhappy with her Chequers compromise prepare to mount a show of strength by voting for their amendments on the customs bill.

The party’s European Research Group says it will reject any last attempts at compromise by Number 10 as they hope to force May to change course over Brexit or risk a no-confidence vote before the summer break by demonstrating the depth of their support.

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