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That was the last coalition Government. In May 2015 the Conservatives won an overall majority and now govern alone.  Of course a split in the Tory ranks could change all that, and I wouldn't rule it out. But for the next few months, whilst negotiations with the EU are ongoing, I would expect them to stick together despite much mutual antipathy.

Perhaps a pro-EU rump of the party would split from a Boris Johnson led Government and precipitate a new general election, ultimately forming a coalition with labour and halting the Brexit process.  But I wouldn't put a bet on it.  Any party which flouts the "will of the people" can expect a rough ride...

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