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EU row: Cameron has 'low opinion of British people'

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has accused the Prime Minister of having "a low opinion of the British people" by downplaying the UK's prospects if it left the EU.

It comes after a Sunday newspaper column in which David Cameron accused MPs backing an EU exit of wanting to take "the gamble of the century" with the country's future.

Amid rising tensions between the pro- and anti-Brexit camps, Mr Cameron has reportedly been threatened with a challenge to his leadership unless he tones down attacks on MPs backing the "leave" campaign.

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Culture Sec accepts Morgan's £1,000 bet on PM's future

Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has bet £1,000 that David Cameron will remain Prime Minister even if the British people go against his wishes in June's referendum and vote for Britain to exit the EU.

Mr Whittingdale, one of six ministers to declare for the Brexit campaign, denied his leader's position would be untenable if he was defeated on the issue.

He accepted the bet for charity with presenter Piers Morgan on ITV's Good Morning Britain:

Morgan later confirmed the wager on Twitter:

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