Brexit Minister Davis Resigns Over Too Soft May Plan

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    Helmholtz Watson
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    Helmholtz Watson
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    Another minister has also resigned, Steve Baker who wants a hard, no-deal exit from the European Union.

    #17307
    Helmholtz Watson
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    This from France’s Stock Market Regulator – Autorite des Marches Financiers in its annual report

    The French regulator said Brexit could lead to a host of cliff-edge shocks.

    “The accord is conditional on a vote in the British Parliament and the European Parliament. The outcome of the talks risks remaining in doubt until the last moment, so actors must prepare for a no-deal scenario, a hard Brexit on March 29, 2019, and develop appropriate contingency plans,” it said.

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    Helmholtz Watson
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    Suella Braverman, another Brexit minister, has resigned.
    That makes three-fifths of the Department for Exiting the European Union.

    #17311
    ThePitBoss
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    May ally Dominic Raab appointed new UK Brexit secretary

    Previously Minister of State for Housing and Planning

    Talk of further resignations around the desks

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    Helmholtz Watson
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    Theresa May in parliament

    Cabinet agreed that preparations for a ‘no deal’ should be stepped up
    Responsible government must prepare for a range of alternatives
    The friction-free movement of goods is the only way to ensure access to EU market
    If EU continues on the current course, there is a serious risk of a disorderly ‘no deal’ Brexit
    White paper expected to be published on Thursday

    #17318
    Helmholtz Watson
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    Boris Johnson Resigns

    PM office statement:
    “This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary. His replacement will be announced shortly. The Prime Minister thanks Boris for his work.”

    Clearly a cage fight between hard and soft Brexiters is in play

    Johnson aiming to become Prime Minister himself.

    #17319
    Helmholtz Watson
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    Brexiter Rees-Mogg says no call for resignation after rumors of no confidence vote = May safe for another day?

    #17493
    TradersCom
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    Theresa May has had enough it seems and says she will take control of Brexit negotiations

    #20745
    Truman
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    Reading back through the thread Theresa maybe wishing she didn’t take control of the Brexit Negs – a truly difficult task . I suspect this leadership battle will get heated. A pro and anti Boris vote it seems.

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    Truman
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    Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom join the race to become the next prime minister after Theresa May announced her resignation on Friday.

    The former Brexit secretary and ex-Commons leader became the latest to announce their bids for the Tory leadership, joining foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, international development secretary Rory Stewart, health secretary Matt Hancock, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, and former work and pensions secretary Esther McVey.

    Setting out their stalls, both Mr Raab and Ms Leadsom said they would be prepared to order a no-deal Brexit in October if necessary.

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    Truman
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    As suspected the race has turned bitter as international development secretary Rory Stewart launched a strongly-worded attack on front-runner Boris Johnson, comparing the former foreign secretary to Pinocchio.

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    Truman
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    Matt Hancock said he was running for leader because the party needed to look to the future and attract younger votes, also international trade secretary Liam Fox refused to rule himself out as a candidate.

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    Truman
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    Jeremy Hunt Playing The Trump Card in the Leadership Vote

    Mr Hunt told the Sunday Times: “If I was prime minister, I’d be the first prime minister in living memory who has been an entrepreneur by background.

    “Doing deals is my bread and butter as someone who has set up their own business.”

    Mr Hunt’s emphasis on his entrepreneurial past is being seen as swipe at Mr Johnson who reportedly once said “f*** business” in relation to Brexit.

    In a reference to Brexit by way of mythical sea monsters, Mr Hunt said. “The real question is: who has got the experience to avoid the Scylla and Charybdis of no-deal or no Brexit. I’ve got very important experience in that respect.

    “We can never take no-deal off the table but the best way of avoiding it is to make sure you have someone who is capable of negotiating a deal.”

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    ClemSnide
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    [quote=”Blarney” post=10559]Reading back through the thread Theresa maybe wishing she didn’t take control of the Brexit Negs – a truly difficult task . I suspect this leadership battle will get heated. A pro and anti Boris vote it seems.[/quote]

    Was good keeping the old thread comments of the Brexit minister resignations – puts what is going on now into context.

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