Pro-EU Tory rebels reveal their plan to fight Theresa May’s ‘harsh Brexit’

A group of Tories have vowed to be the resistance to what it dubbed the “harsh Brexit” now apparently planned by Theresa May.

eu-indie-6The Conservative Group for Europe set out its stall ahead of the Brexit talks, pledging to fight the economic damage it fears from severing links with the Single Market. An 80-strong reception at the Birmingham conference heard an impassioned call to fight back from senior Conservative MP Neil Carmichael.

Mr Carmichael said, “We would be reckless if we did not challenge some of the consequences of a hard, or harsh, Brexit.

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