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David Cameron joins ex-PMs warning against Boris’s Brexit planDavid Cameron said he had ‘misgivings’ over Boris Johnson’s controversial plan to break international law (Picture: Sky News) David Cameron has become the fifth former Prime Minister to criticise Boris Johnson’s plan to break international law by overriding the Brexit deal. Mr Johnson is facing a tough day in the Commons as MPs debate the controversial legislation, amid growing criticism that it would jeopardise the UK’s standing in the world. The PM is attempting to push through the Internal Market Bill, which ministers insist will ensure barrier-free trade across the UK after the Brexit transition period ends later this year. Several Tory grandees have spoken out against the plan,...
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News video: Cameron: Breaking international law 'an absolute final resort'

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Tory former prime minister David Cameron said passing an Act of Parliament andthen going on to break an international treaty obligation "is the very, verylast thing you should contemplate", saying he had serious misgivings about theInternal Market Bill.

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Cameron: Breaking an international treaty should be a 'final [Video]

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Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Brexit Brexit The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union

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Boris Johnson’s controversial Brexit legislation, enabling the UK to breakinternational law, has cleared the House of Commons.

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