Full list of Tories who’ve resigned over Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Theresa May’s Brexit plan is in crisis after one Tory per day resigned from her government over Brexit .

The Prime Minister tonight mounted a major climbdown on her plan for leaving the EU – by accepting Hard Brexiteer demands to change it.

She accepted amendments to the Customs Bill including one that would make part of her plan, collecting tariffs on behalf of the EU, illegal.

It was thought this could hurl the Prime Minister back to the drawing board. Yet Downing Street insisted the amendments were consisted with her plan.

Meanwhile top Tory Justine Greening called for a second referendum as PM was battered by MPs on both sides of the debate.

Mrs May’s Brexit plan, agreed at Chequers and laid out in a White Paper, will see Britain share EU rules on goods imports – a major step towards Soft Brexit.

But it managed to enrage both Brexiteers, who say it’s a betrayal, and Remainers, who say it doesn’t go far enough.

It prompted the resignation of Leave-backing Tory members of the government, right from Cabinet level to the lowly ‘bag-carrier’, the Parliamentary Private Secretary.

Here’s the full list of resignations that put such intense pressure on the PM.

1. David Davis

DATE: July 8

RESIGNED AS: Brexit Secretary

WHAT HE SAID: "The inevitable consequence of the proposed policies will be to make the supposed control by Parliament illusory rather than real. The national interest requires a Secretary of State that is an enthusiastic believer in your approach, and not merely a reluctant conscript."

2. Steve Baker

DATE: July 8

RESIGNED AS: Brexit Minister

WHAT HE SAID: "I acknowledge the Parliamentary opinion and arithmetic which constrain the Government’s freedom of action but I cannot support this policy with the sincerity and resolve which will be necessary. I therefore write with regret to resign from the Government."

3. Boris Johnson

DATE: July 9

RESIGNED AS: Foreign Secretary

WHAT HE SAID: "Brexit should be about opportunity and hope. It should be a chance to do things differently, to be more nimble and dynamic, and to maximise the particular advantages of the UK as an open outward-looking global economy. That dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt."

4. Chris Green

DATE: July 9

RESIGNED AS: PPS at the Transport Department

WHAT HE SAID: "The direction the negotiations had been taking have suggested that we would not really leave the EU and the conclusion and statements following the Chequers summit confirmed my fears."

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5. Conor Burns

DATE: July 9

RESIGNED AS: PPS to Boris Johnson

WHAT HE SAID: "I’ve decided it’s time to have greater freedom. I want to see the referendum result respected. And there are other areas of policy I want to speak more openly on."

6. Maria Caulfield

DATE: July 10

RESIGNED AS: Vice chair of the Conservative Party

WHAT SHE SAID: "This policy will be bad for our country and bad for the party. The direct consequences of that will be Prime Minister Corbyn."

7. Ben Bradley

DATE: July 10

RESIGNED AS: Vice chair of the Conservative Party

WHAT SHE SAID: "If we do not deliver Brexit in spirit as well as in name, then we are handing Jeremy Corbyn the keys to Number 10".

8. Robert Courts

DATE: July 15

RESIGNED AS: PPS at the Foreign Office

WHAT SHE SAID: "I had to think who I wanted to see in the mirror for the rest of my life. I cannot tell the people of WOxon that I support the proposals in their current form."

9. Scott Mann

DATE: July 16

RESIGNED AS: PPS at the Treasury

WHAT SHE SAID: "I fear that elements of the Brexit White Paper will inevitably put me in direct conflict with the views expressed by a large section of my constituents. I am not prepared to compromise their wishes to deliver a watered-down Brexit."

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