Netizen 24 NGA: Tory MPs line up to defend 'mutineers' from Daily Telegraph's attack

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Tory MPs line up to defend 'mutineers' from Daily Telegraph's attack

Henry Zeffman, Political Reporter

The Times

Anna Soubry said it was a “badge of honour” to be included in a list of Brexit rebels on The Daily Telegraph’s front page
Anna Soubry said it was a “badge of honour” to be included in a list of Brexit rebels on The Daily Telegraph’s front pageYui Mok/PA

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 “The Brexit mutineers”.

Fifteen Tory MPs were pictured on the newspaper’s front page with sugge stions that they plan to vote down Theresa May’s 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 “a blatant piece of bullying that goes to the very heart of democracy”, though she said she wore her own…

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