THERESA May faces a fresh outcry after claims she told Ministers she couldn’t alter her Brexit plan – as she’d “cleared it” with Angela Merkel.
Reports claim stunned Cabinet Ministers were given the extraordinary excuse at the crunch Chequers summit last Friday.
Rex Features Theresa May reportedly cannot change Britain’s plan after having it cleared by the German Chancellor
The two leaders are pictured looking into each other’s direction at the NATO summit in BrusselsAsked about a possible change to the Brexit blueprint, the PM was said to have told them: “No, that’s not possible.
“Because I’ve already cleared [the existing text] with Mrs Merkel.”
A No.10 source last night vehemently denied the claims – in the Spectator – which came on the eve of the publication of the PM’s Brexit ‘White Paper’ on Thursday.
Last week furious allies of ex-Brexit Secretary David Davis accused the PM of briefing the German Chancellor about her soft Brexit proposals in Berlin – before the papers were circulated to the Cabinet.
AFP or licensors Theresa May allegedly told a Cabinet member that the blueprint could be changed as Merkel had ‘cleared’ it
PA:Press Association The PM reportedly gave her Cabinet the extraordinary excuse at the Chequers summit