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The day’s political developments, including Johnson and Javid launching campaigns, PMQs and cross-party bid to rule out no-deal‘Brexit delay means defeat’: Boris Johnson launches campaignLabour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal BrexitBoris Johnson’s campaign launch – Snap verdictBoris Johnson’s launch – Summary 4.44pm BST The government has won by 309 votes to 298 – a majority of 11. 4.39pm BST Here is an extract from Dominic Grieve’s speech, the highlight of the debate.If we get to a point where a prime minister is intent on doing this [taking the UK out of the EU without a deal], the only way of stopping that prime minister would be to bring down that prime minister’s government.And I simply have to say here and now I will not hesitate to do that if that is what is attempted, even if it means my resigning the whip and leaving the party. I will not allow this country to be taken out of the EU on a no-deal Brexit without the approval of this house, in my view going back to the country and asking them if that is what they want. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2019-06-12 15:44:23

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