Tory MPs line up to defend 'mutineers' from Daily Telegraph's attack
Henry Zeffman, Political Reporter
Conservatives on both sides of the Brexit debate have joined forces to condemn The Daily Telegraph for publishing pictures of MPs who may vote against the government under the front-page headline âThe Brexit mutineersâ.
Fifteen Tory MPs were pictured on the newspaperâs front page with sugge stions that they plan to vote down Theresa Mayâs attempt to enshrine the date and time of Brexit in law. Last week the prime minister vowed that the UK would leave the EU at 11pm on March 29, 2019, and tabled an amendment to her European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
Anna Soubry, one of the MPs pictured, criticised the newspaper for âa blatant piece of bullying that goes to the very heart of democracyâ, though she said she wore her ownâ¦Source: Google News