Tory leadership race: Johnson absent as candidates face questions
Monday, 17 June 2019 Mr Raab defended his backing for the UK to leave the EU on 31 October with or without a deal - saying the "biggest risk is the paralysing uncertainty" currently afflicting the UK. Mr Stewart said he believed Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement could be the basis of a "moderate, pragmatic" Brexit despite being rejected by MPs three times. He said his new approach to explaining and promoting the deal agreed with the EU could "unlock" up to a dozen Tory MPs, after which he would seek Labour backing. If the parliamentary deadlock could not be broken, he said his plan B was to get 500 or so members of the public to decide how to proceed in a citizens' assembly. Compare candidates' policies...
Boris Johnson has been elected as leader of the Conservative Party and will become the UK’s next prime minister after defeating Jeremy Hunt. Theresa May will tender her resignation to the Queen after..
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Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson arrives at his office in Westminster, London Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership..
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