At one stage it looked so bad for Brexit last week, rep0rts The Sun, Boris Johnson thought the only thing he could do was make a principled stand and quit! A row with Greg Clark, who warned that there were hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk if Britain diverged too much from EU rules in the automotive sector, was a sticking point for Boris.
He argues Britain must have the freedom to go it alone and break free, being more innovative and striking new trade deals after we’re officially out. But it was tough. Things got so bad at one stage, Boris nearly walked. Continue reading
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Tagged automotive sector, Boris, boris johnson, Brexit, Brexit rebels, Chequers, Customs union, Greg Clarke, Ian Duncan Smith, Nickie Morgan, Philip Hammond, the Sun, vote of confidence
Theresa May apparently said in a private meeting last week that she is “not some crazed Brexiteer.” It was reported: “The Prime Minister made it clear at a private meeting last week that she will not risk economic suicide by ‘jumping off a cliff’ with a hard Brexit – and secretly supports some demands by Remain Tories.”She now says she: Continue reading
In the Sunday Times today, Tim Stanley makes the claim that the Chancellor “enjoys” slicing the budgets of his leadership rivals. This is a shocking claim of behaviour that does not befit a Chancellor.The Sunday Times reported: “George Osborne was embroiled in a fresh cabinet row over the government’s spending review last night, amid claims that the chancellor was “enjoying” cutting the budgets of his main rivals for the Tory leadership. Continue reading
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Tagged boris johnson, Budgets, Chancellor, IDS, Nickie Morgan, Osbo, Sunday Times, Theresa May, Tim Stanley, Uber, Universal Credits