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Now that the Prime Minister and her cabinet ministers are inside the tight Chequers security cordon, we will have to wait until the doors open to find out what went on.
The Prime Minister, Theresa May is now in the much awaited body bag meeting with her 22 cabinet ministers and also those six with attendance rights.
So, 29 went in at 9:30 this morning to stay until, they've been told, at least 10:30pm. But the question is, how many will come out with their political career intact?
It's a pity they didn't use the Vatican trick and have black smoke pluming out of one of the many chimneys of Chequers until a white smoke decision had been agreed. Would have been a good media stunt and kept the MSM journos occupied.
There are stories floating about that ministers have been ordered to surrender their tablets and phones at the door and, that if they disagree with the plan, they will end up being required to resign or be sacked and without a ministerial car, so be forced to walk out into a taxi or to the train station. It is believed that some Brexiteer backbenchers have volunteered their services as chauffeur to anyone in that predicament.
Anyway it's reported that at least six Brexiteers are going to be directly confronting the PM today. Boris Johnson got fellow Brexiteers David Davis, Michael Gove, Liam Fox, Andrea Leadsom, Penny Mordaunt and Esther McVey into a private meeting last night to put a plan in place. But it is further reported that the Mrs May has already managed to get Liam Fox on her side and to say that he is content with her plans.
But some have said that if the PM's plan does come to fruition, Liam Fox's department will be made effectively redundant as the UK would be totally hamstrung in setting up trade deals outside the EU anyway.
And during the day stories have emerged of both David Davis and David Cameron saying that the PM's deal is unworkable, with friends of Cameron later saying that this was not true.
But the brass tacks is what they will be discussing is now called the 'evolved Mansion House model' and according to the Telegraph it is evolved because it now crosses some of those Mansion House red lines, which will probably leave Brexiteers incandescent with rage.
The main sticking points for the Leavers is that the UK would have to remain harmonised on manufactured goods, collect EU tariffs as well as it making a deal with the USA very difficult or even impossible.
But the thinking is that after advice from the Chief Whip the PM believes she can weather the storm of any leadership challenge and confront the Brexiteers to do their worst.
The EU is also obviously angling for something as Michel Barnier has just come forward today saying that the EU is willing to compromise if the UK will just step over those red lines. And the Sun reports that he is refusing to criticise this new plan and is hinting that it could work.
The editorial in the Evening Standard (now edited by Remainer and former Chancellor George Osborne) says that the Brexiteers should have come to realise they do not have any power and that a mass resignation would leave them out on a limb and it says that Theresa May's Red Lines will be abandoned.
And writing in Conservative Home, Paul Goodman, says that normally the PM holds all the cards in these meetings and that it should therefore end in an agreement, with the disgruntled cabinet ministers on the losing side claiming they had gained concessions. But as he says, this is not an ordinary cabinet meeting.
But of course, the reason this is not an ordinary cabinet meeting, is because the referendum result is being severely tested today.
It is not her ministers staring at each other from their respective trenches in Chequers or her backbenchers she needs to be worried about – it is the humble people who on the 23rd June 2016, gave parliament as a whole and the government their clear instruction to leave the European Union – if that is not pursued properly then it will prove what we have suspected all along, that UK democracy is a mirage and that the EU really pulls the strings.
Now to more domestic matters.
The Halifax reports that house prices remain relatively flat and only rose by 1.8 per cent in the year to June with the average house now costing £225,654. This is a tick down on the 1.9 per cent annual increase seen in the year to May. And although house prices rose by 0.3% on a monthly basis, over the quarter they fell by 0.7%. So, with annual CPI now a tad over two percent, house prices are not keeping up with inflation or wage increases.
Good news for young first time buyer house hunters.
And finally, a petition in Colombia has gained more than a quarter of a million signatures demanding a re-run of their world cup match with England that they lost in the penalty shoot-out.
Well, they must have been taking advice from the EU Commission and I wonder if our in-house Remoaners flew out there to offer advice on how to get a second match.
Well, my message to them all is – A Win is a Win.