‘Desperate mood’ in No 10 as insiders considered snap election

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‘Desperate mood’ in No 10 as insiders considered snap election

Theresa May’s advisers discussed going to the country as least worst Brexit option

Inside the No 10 bunker, advisers hurriedly backed away on Monday from an idea floated less than three days previously – that a snap general election fronted by Theresa May remained a genuine possibility.

With the Conservatives plunging below Labour in the polls this weekend and the party’s split over Europe looking increasingly irreconcilable, no one now wants to admit responsibility for that bright idea.

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