Vote Leave & Brexit Negotiations Veteran Oliver “Sonic” Lewis Quits Downing Street

Times’ Steve Swinford reporting that Oliver Lewis has quit Number 10 as head of the Union Unit. He, it is reported, felt his position was being made ‘untenable’ by others in No 10. Oliver “Sonic” Lewis worked with Boris Johnson on Vote Leave, his leadership campaign and helped Lord Frost strike the Brexit deal. More to follow…

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Another Gove Ally Resigns

Oliver Lewis, who served as Research Director at Vote Leave, has resigned as a Conservative Councillor in Michael Gove’s constituency of Surrey Heath over the Government’s Brexit policy. This follows fellow Vote Leave veteran James Starkie’s resignation as a SpAd to Gove last week.

Writing to residents in his ward, Oliver said that “having read the draft agreement that the Prime Minister has agreed with the EU, I no longer feel able to stand as a Conservative candidate.”

Vote Leave veterans feel like they can’t in good conscience stand by this deal…

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