Prime Minister rules out customs union option after Brexit

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On Wednesday, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said there would have to be checks on goods travelling to Northern Ireland from the rest of the United Kingdom, because they would effectively be arriving in the EU's single market if there was no hard border with the Republic of Ireland.

The news comes after the Democratic Unionist Party threatened to vote against the Budget, and potentially bring down the Government, in opposition to a backstop plan that would treat Northern Ireland differently to the rest of Great Britain.

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"As a unionist party, we will not give our support to any deal that includes such economically and constitutionally damaging arrangements", Wilson said, warning that the party would hold firm even if the government tries to "bribe, bully or browbeat us".

However, she declined to say the backstop would be "time-limited", a phrase which was in the original proposal published by London in June.

It was reported, however, that a number of ministers, including Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, Environment Secretary Michael Gove and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, raised concerns during a meeting lasting around an hour and a half.

They said tentative planning could see a breakthrough announced on Monday when European Union negotiators representing the bloc's national leaders meet in Brussels without Britain.

Prime Minister Theresa May's office insisted Friday (Oct 12) it would not "trap" Britain in an endless customs union with the EU after Brexit, amid reports some ministers could quit if this is the price of a divorce deal.

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The party's 10 MPs, who prop up Mrs May's minority Conservative Government, are preparing to vote against the upcoming Budget if they disagree with the Brexit deal.

Asked about the threat, May said: "The DUP will do what the DUP will do".

"But that shouldn't hide the fact that we still have some big differences left to resolve", Hammond said.

Esther McVey has declined to back Theresa May's Brexit plans, saying she did not want to add to "speculation".

"Nearly two and a half years on from the (EU membership) referendum, we are, both on the European Union deal and on other post-Brexit trade deals, still lost in campaign mode on fantasy island", Rogers said in a highly critical speech Wednesday in Cambridge.

According to official documents gauging the likely impact of a "no deal" Brexit across different sectors of the economy, the EU's "portability" regulation will no longer apply.

He warned: "She know the consequences if she walks away from that promise, not just for Northern Ireland, because of course she will open a Pandora's box in Scotland as well".

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