The proposed agreement will be scrutinised at a special Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
A shocked Cabinet was told by the Department of Transport of contingency plans to make sure vital supplies continue to reach these shores.
In these strangest of political times, that is what has happened.
New Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has called for support for the Prime Minister’s Brexit plan.
Cabinet ministers will try to thrash out their stance on Brexit, particularly the customs issue and the Irish border, in a crunch meeting.
Britain will seek a unique relationship with the EU post-Brexit, one that will deliver migration controls and a positive trade outcome.