Cabinet considers May’s Brexit deal as leadership battle lines are drawn

Theresa May will try to secure Cabinet support for a “bold offer” to MPs across the Commons to finally win backing for her Brexit deal.

The Prime Minister’s senior ministers will consider the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) against the backdrop of the looming contest to replace her.

In a sign of the divisions within the party, Chancellor Philip Hammond will use a major speech on Tuesday night to deliver a rebuke to would-be leaders considering a no-deal Brexit.

In remarks set to raise Tory tensions on EU withdrawal, the Chancellor will…
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