Why the Tory rebels are a long-term problem for Boris Johnson

Even if ministers succeed in passing the Internal Market Bill, the risk of future rebellions may only increase. 

David Cameron has become the latest high-profile Conservative, and the fifth former prime minister, to express their disquiet at the government's plan to break international law with the Internal Market Bill. But the more important high-profile critic – because he still has a vote in the House of Commons – is Geoffrey Cox, Boris Johnson's first attorney general, who has written for the Times that he cannot support the Bill because of its implications for international law.

source: New Statesman

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