One of the two candidates in their leadership race speaks as Brexiteers attempt to launch another round of deselections.
“I believe that the only way to stop No Deal is to support a deal.”
He adds that the former Foreign Secretary “does have a particular way of communicating, which does seem to work.”
Challenged over his Remain vote in 2016, he claims that he now feels pro-Brexit in his gut.
“I am the right man to unleash now on that project” he says, as he urges preparations for No Deal if necessary.
“If we send the wrong person there’ll be no negotiation, no trust, No Deal and if Parliament stops that then maybe No Brexit.”
“I don’t think they want to hear about that kind of thing”, he says – and is met with applause.
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He wants to debate Johnson in the first two weeks of the contest. “Anytime, anywhere, on live TV.”
“I’m not disappointed by this result, because I think we’re uncovering something extraordinary…in British politics.”
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“We will fully fund the replacement of cladding on high-rise residential buildings,” the Prime Minister responds.
“The question is who is best placed to…ask testing questions…who has the vision of Britain that’s going to excite people?”
The five candidates on objectives, options, extensions and deadlines during yesterday evening’s event.
Yesterday evening’s event with Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt, Sajid Javid, Dominic Raab and Rory Stewart.
“I don’t even know what he believes. He won’t talk to me. He won’t talk to you. He won’t talk to the public.”
He says that he is prepared to leave the EU without a deal, but that given the uncertainties ahead it is unwise to name specific dates.