Number 10’s plan was summarised in the statement released after Chequers. The Ministers’ was contained in DexEU’s draft of the White Paper.
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Henry Newman: May’s strategy is in crisis – continuing to exclude the Brexit Secretary from the process will only make that worse
Davis was not alone in being kept in the dark – ministers in various departments have been wrongly left out of Brexit planning done by their own civil servants.
This is not all about him. It is about the kind of country which the UK is going to become.
The council is making great strides with our health and voluntary sector partners. But the barriers to innovation imposed centrally must be lifted.
“I would like to place on record my appreciation for the service you have given,” she replies.
The Eurosceptic backbencher tells the Prime Minister that “for the first time in ten years” his local grassroots refused to campaign on Saturday.
Will there be further resignations? Will the 48 letters go to Sir Graham Brady? If the 48 letters do go in, will May win – and survive?
No clearer signal could be sent that the Haltemprice and Howden MP is out on his own. But the promotion will lose Raab some friends even as it delivers a new gain in status.
LISTEN: Davis – “My fear is that they’ll take what we’ve offered already and then demand some more. I fear that this is just the start.”
He explains that as Brexit Secretary he couldn’t take responsibility for advancing a new policy in which he didn’t believe.
The question this morning is whether Johnson, who fundamentally disagrees with May’s new Brexit policy no less, will also go – along with other Cabinet dissenters.
The Brexit Secretary’s resignation letter: I have become “a reluctant conscript” not “an enthusiastic believer in your approach”
‘The inevitable consequence of the proposed policies will be to make the supposed control by Parliament illusory rather than real.’
May’s response to Davis: “I do not agree with your characterisation of the policy we agreed at Cabinet on Friday”
“I am sorry that the Government will not have the benefit of your continued expertise and counsel as we secure this deal and complete the process of leaving the EU.”
Chloe Westley: You think the LibDems were punished over tuition fees? That’s nothing compared to the fate that now stalks the Tories over Brexit.
They risk a reputation of betraying the largest vote in British history.
Davis resigns as Brexit Secretary over Chequers plan – “He doesn’t believe the policy is right for our country”
Steve Baker follows him out, in a dual blow for the Prime Minister’s already embattled proposals.
“My understanding is that this was a light-hearted jokey remark of the kind for which Boris is famous.”