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Brexit 'must not, will not' be blocked  

Theresa May has vowed to Tory grassroots activists that she will not allow the referendum vote for Britain to leave the EU to be frustrated.

The Prime Minister is flying to Egypt for an EU-League of Arab States summit where she is expected to hold talks with key EU figures as she battles to break the deadlock in the Brexit talks.


Ahead of her departure, No 10 released details of her speech to a closed meeting of the National Conservative Convention (NCC) in Oxford on Saturday, when she told supporters the Government's focus on delivering Brexit must be "absolute".

Her comments came after three pro-EU Cabinet ministers signalled they could back moves in Parliament to delay Britain's withdrawal to prevent a "disastrous" no-deal break.

The intervention by Amber Rudd, Greg Clark and David Gauke led to calls for their resignations by furious Tory Brexiteers - comments said to have been echoed in private by some Cabinet ministers.

Northern Minister John Penrose warned taking no-deal off the table could undermine Mrs May's efforts to secure concessions on the backstop.

"It could torpedo Brexit completely, leaving us in a 'Hotel California' Brexit, where we'd checked out but could never leave," he said in an article for The Sunday Telegraph.

The Elephant Trap

"We'd have built an enormous elephant trap for ourselves, and there'd be no way to climb out."

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.
by Oui on Sun Feb 24th, 2019 at 11:55:00 AM EST

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