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Theresa May wins key Brexit votes as Jeremy Corbyn suffers huge Labour rebellion

The UK government saw off amendments which would have forced Theresa May to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union and the single market. More key Brexit votes will take place in the next few weeks.
Alistair Darling

Former UK Chancellor Alistair Darling says Britain must ignore ‘little Englanders’ and back a soft Brexit

"I've always been in favour of an open trading relationship with Europe, and indeed the rest of the world. I can't see how you could work without a customs union," the former Chancellor of the Excheque told Business Insider in late May.
Britain's Secretary of State for Leave the EU David Davis leaves number 10 Downing Street after a cabinet meeting in London, November 29, 2016.

Everything you need to know about Theresa May’s Brexit bill showdown

MPs in the House of Commons will today and Wednesday vote on a number of amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill. The ones to look out for are the amendments on customs, the European Economic Area, and a meaningful vote. Here's why.
Brexit committee chair, Hilary Benn MP.

Theresa May told to keep Britain in the customs union indefinitely after Brexit

The UK parliament's Brexit committee has urged Theresa May to keep Britain in the EU's customs unions until an alternative customs arrangement is in place and ready to go, in a new report published on Thursday.
Theresa MAy

The CBI just made a major intervention to keep Britain in a customs union after Brexit

Britain's biggest business lobbyist, the CBI, has warned the government that it must "break the Brexit logjam" or risk doing major damage to the UK economy going forward.
Michel Barnier, the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, and Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar attend an all All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit in Dundalk, Ireland, April 30, 2018.

The EU tells Theresa May her Brexit border plan isn’t good enough to secure a deal

Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, has told Theresa May that Britain must stay aligned with the single market and customs union for physical infrastructure on the Irish border to be avoided.
Theresa May

Theresa May says UK will sign up to a new ‘customs union’ with the EU after Brexit

A spokesperson for the PM denies any change in policy after May tells MPs that Britain is aiming for a new customs union with the EU.
Nicky Morgan and Jacob Rees-Mogg

Theresa May told to ignore the Brexit ‘bluster’ of Jacob Rees-Mogg

Exclusive: Conservative MP Nicky Morgan told Business Insider the Brexit interventions of Jacob Rees-Mogg should be ignored.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

Michael Gove warns Theresa May not to delay Britain’s exit from the customs union

Environment Secretary Michael Gove said he would not in any circumstances support extended membership of the customs union amid talk of Britain remaining inside the institution beyond the 20-month transition period.