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Theresa May warned her Brexit customs plan could be against the law as Government seeks urgent legal advice

“Theresa May has been warned by David Davis that her preferred Brexit customs option could be illegal under international law with the Government now seeking an urgent legal opinion” writes Maurice Saatchi for Mr Davis, the Brexit Secretary, reportedly set out in a letter to the Prime Minister his concern that the customs partnership plan could be open to legal challenge.The Attorney General’s office has been asked to provide a legal assessment on the matter and will also examine the legality of Mrs May’s second customs option, the maximum facilitation – or “max-fac” – model. David Lidington, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, confirmed that the Government was “analysing the legal risk” of the policies which remain the…

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