Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson is set to deliver a major speech which will call on the Government to unite over Brexit in what some may consider a veiled leadership move. Mr Johnson will tell an audience at the JCB headquarters in Rocester that Britons “have been drifting too far apart” and will urge the Government to focus on issues that drove the 2016 referendum. The Tory Brexiteer, who will speak in Staffordshire at 11am on Friday, will also use his keynote address to call for action on the pay gap and careful thinking on immigration. “Yes, it (Brexit) was about democracy,” Mr Johnson will say. "But that vote was also triggered by a feeling that, in some way, the people of this country have been drifting too far apart and in areas where we need to come together." Mr Johnson will also use his keynote address to call for action on the pay gap and careful thinking on immigration, adding: "We all know about boardroom pay and the huge expansion in … [Read more...] about What time is Boris Johnson’s speech on Brexit today?
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Boris Johnson and Philip Hammond set to appear at DUP conference BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Leading Conservative party figures Boris Johnson and Philip Hammond are expected to appear at the DUP party conference this weekend. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/boris-johnson-and-philip-hammond-set-to-appear-at-dup-conference-37548601.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37548600.ece/564b9/AUTOCROP/h342/pjimage%209.jpg Email Leading Conservative party figures Boris Johnson and Philip Hammond are expected to appear at the DUP party conference this weekend. Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been an outspoken critic of the Government since his resignation in July 2018 over the Chequers draft of the Brexit agreement, while Philip Hammond has been Chancellor of the Exchequer since 2016. The Impartial Reporter reports Mr Hammond will address the conference with a speech on Friday night, while Mr Johnson will address the conference on … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson and Philip Hammond set to appear at DUP conference
BORIS Johnson labelled Theresa May's Brexit deal an "appalling sell-out", as he revealed his own exit strategy. The former foreign secretary say the PM was spinning either "a tragic illusion" or "an attempt at deception", in his Telegraph column. BoJo called for scrapping the Irish backstop and called for a 'SuperCanada' style trade deal. His plan also wants to cherry pick the best aspects of the deal and prepare an exits on WTO terms. He said: "We are preparing to take colonial rule by foreign powers and courts. We are handing over colossal sums of money for nothing. "We are giving up the hope of new free-trade deals. We are giving up the right to vary our laws. "We are betraying Leavers and Remainers alike: we are poised to abandon any UK influence in Brussels, yet we are signally failing to take back control." But he did not join a growing list of Tory rebels demanding a vote of no confidence in May. He said that May's suggestion that issues with the … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson tears into Theresa May’s Brexit deal calling it an ‘appalling sell-out’ as he lays out how own vision
AS chaos unfolds in Westminster following the disastrous announcement of Theresa May's Brexit deal. Now as rumours of leadership bids abound the name of Boris Johnson inevitably has been flung into the ring. Here's what we know about his chances of getting his hands on the keys to Number 10. Will Boris Johnson be the next Prime Minister? The bookies currently have Boris at 8/1 to be the next PM> He joined an emergency meeting of mutinous MPs this afternoon where plotters, including Jacob Rees Mogg, were set to launch a vote of no confidence in the PM after a wave of resignations over her Brexit deal. THE Former Foreign Secretary is still a hugely popular figure among Tory grassroots and the general public. He drew a huge crowd to hear him bash Theresa May's Brexit plans in a barnstorming speech at the Tory conference in Birmingham. Boris quit as Foreign Secretary on July 9 in a killer blow to May's government. He walked out just hours after she lost Brexit Secretary David … [Read more...] about Will Boris Johnson be the next Prime Minister? Here are the latest odds
BORIS Johnson is one of the country's most recognisable politicians and has played a key role in the EU referendum campaign. He resigned as Foreign Secretary in a devastating blow for Theresa May earlier this summer and recently announced he and his wife are separating. Here's how Boris rose to the top of British politics. Who is Boris Johnson married to and is he getting divorced? Boris, born Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson - but known to the nation as BoJo - married barrister Marina Wheeler in 1993 and the couple went on to have four children together. In September 2018 The Sun exclusively revealed how their marriage was on the brink of collapse after Marina accused her husband of cheating on her. The couple are now living apart and no longer spend time together socially as a pair. On September 7, 2018, it was confirmed that the pair would divorce after 25 years of marriage. Marina has thrown him out twice before — first in 2004 over his four-year affair with … [Read more...] about How old is Boris Johnson, who’s his wife Marina Wheeler and why did he resign as Foreign Secretary?