MP says members of pro-leave group are demanding meeting with chief whip to express unease about ongoing payments

Theresa May has been put on notice by hardline Conservative Eurosceptics that they could be prepared to vote against her final Brexit deal if the UK continues to pay the £50bn divorce bill for years to come or does not get good trade terms.

A group of Tory MPs are unhappy about the scale of the proposed sum and believe leaving on World Trade Organisation terms would be better, meaning the prime minister might have to rely on Labour support to get parliament’s approval for a final deal before March 2019.

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