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May’s critics should think twice before pushing for a no confidence vote

After David Davis' resignation, rumours of a no confidence vote are growing. But would it succeed? (And does it matter?)

By Stephanie Boland  

Is David Davis' resignation the beginning of the end for May? Photo: PA

After repeated threats to resign, he’s finally done it. This weekend, while Pride revellers danced in the streets of Soho, and the country celebrated the fact that it is now, surely, coming home, David Davis was planning his (actual) resignation.

The former Brexit minister’s departure followed Friday’s meeting at Chequers, at which the Prime Minister seemed to have secured backing for what her critics consider too soft a Brexit bluebrint. Boris Johnson apparently called the proposed deal…

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