Theresa May tells angry Tory MPs: “I will not trap UK in permanent customs union with EU after Brexit”

|Kevin Schofield,PoiliticsHome|AIWA! NO!|The Prime Minister is facing the threat of Cabinet resignations over fears that a "backstop" arrangement aimed at avoiding a hard Irish border will effectively keep the UK locked into the bloc's trading regime forever. Senior ministers, including Dominic Raab and Michael Gove, expressed their concerns directly to Mrs May at a mini-Cabinet meeting on Thursday evening.