Raab: More Legal Changes to Backstop or Prepare for No Deal

With the dust still settling from yesterday’s big developments, Dominic Raab is emerging as the most hardline of the Tory leadership contenders. Unlike Boris, Raab is still holding out, calling for a further “exchange of letters providing a legally binding exit from the backstop”. Can he outflank Boris on the Brexit wing of the Party?

If not he wants to use the next two weeks for “sensible conversations” with the EU about the “suite” of no deal preparations that have been put in place. The only problem with his plan is that May won’t be going anywhere if her deal doesn’t go through, and neither will the UK…

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Lucy Allan explains her positive comments about the Brexit Party…

“If EU elections are held, Leave supporting voters will want to vote for Leave supporting candidates… Usual party loyalties will be eclipsed by the Leave v Remain divide. It’s good to see strong candidates in the Leave camp. However, I sincerely hope we leave the EU before these elections are held so that we can move on and not waste time and money on unnecessary EU elections.”


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