Dozens of Tory MPs are now plotting to stop the UK leaving the European Union without a deal, despite the fact that two-thirds of grassroot Conservative members want a WTO Brexit.
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There are multiple reports today that a group of hardline Remainers are to try and stop No Deal.
Tory Dominic Grieve could be set to put forward an amendment to a Northern Ireland Bill that would force the government to make a statement in October, in an effort to stop the new Prime Minister suspending Parliament to deliver a No Deal.
Yesterday, Conservative MP Sam Gyimah told Sophy Ridge that a “significant number” of his colleagues – “thirty or thirty plus” – could move to try and stop No Deal.
"Thirty or thirty plus" – Sam Gyimah says there are a "significant" number of Tory MPs who would act against a no-deal Brexit.
— Ridge on Sunday (@RidgeOnSunday) July 7, 2019
But Boris Johnson has made it his headline pledge to deliver Brexit on 31st October, with or without a deal. Will he have the guts to take on the hardline Remainers or will he break his promises just like Theresa May?