0 Have your say Ruth Davidson is set for a major clash over Brexit policy when Boris Johnson travels to Scotland tomorrow after saying she won’t support a no-deal exit from the EU. The Scottish Conservative leader said her party was free to pursue its own Brexit stance “independently of government”, signalling she is ready to defy the new Prime Minister less than a week after he took office.Her comments will be seen as further increasing tensions between the pair after Mr Johnson sacked David Mundell, a close ally of Ms Davidson’s, as Scottish Secretary.READ MORE: David Mundell: Unionists must win 2021 poll to head off indyref2The closeness of their relationship was underlined after it was revealed Mr Mundell is set to officiate at the upcoming wedding of Ms Davidson and her partner. In a column for the Mail on Sunday, the Scottish Tory leader wrote: “I believe the best thing for Britain, given our decision to leave … [Read more...] about Ruth Davidson set for no-deal Brexit clash with Boris Johnson
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After months of speculation, UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced she would be stepping down. Boris Johnson, former Mayor of London, ex-foreign secretary and passionate Brexiteer, is a frontrunner to be the next Conservative leader after he was the first Tory candidate to throw his hat in the ring. READ MORE: Who is favourite to replace Theresa May as UK prime minister? The main subject on everyone's lips in the UK is Brexit and that doesn't look set to change in the coming months — where does the man who could be the next prime minister stand on the issue? How has he campaigned? After leaving the public and his fellow Conservatives guessing for days, Johnson came out in favour of the UK leaving the European Union back in 2016 — he said his radio silence was because his choice had been "agonisingly difficult". At the time, Johnson said the decision came with a "great deal of heartache", and the last thing he wanted was to go against David Cameron or the … [Read more...] about What is Boris Johnson’s view on Brexit?
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?
BORIS Johnson’s lover Carrie Symonds gives his bottom a cheeky tweak in the street as they return to their £1million lovenest. Brexit-backing Boris, 54, who has split from wife Marina, recently moved into the London flat with Carrie, 30, and they hosted a pre-New Year party for close friends. One said: “They can’t seem to keep their hands off one another.” This comes as Boris plans to Remain with lover Carrie by going public as a couple at a Tory shindig. Friends say Brexit leader Boris, 54, and 30-year-old Carrie are “very much in love”. Guests at a pre-New Year party the couple threw saw them kissing and cuddling throughout. PR guru Carrie even has as her phone screensaver a picture of a smiling Boris, who in September announced he and wife Marina are splitting. One friend said: “Things are really hotting up between Boris and Carrie — they are incredibly happy together. “They’re still very much in the honeymoon … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson’s lover Carrie Symonds, 30, pinches the 54-year-old’s bum in the street as they move in together and plan to go public
THE UK and the EU are now on a countdown to B-day with both sides trying to reach a Brexit deal before the clock strikes midnight on March 29 next year. Talks have hit a roadblock over the Irish border backstop issue, with Theresa May struggling to get her crunch vote through the Commons. Here's the latest. What is Brexit? Brexit comes from merging the words "Britain" and "exit". The term has been widely used ever since the idea of a referendum on leaving the EU was put forward. More than 30million people voted in the June 2016 referendum with a turnout of 71.8 per cent. Leave won by 52 per cent to 48 per cent. People now talk about “soft” and “hard” Brexit in reference to how close the UK will be to the EU post separation. The road to triggering Article 50 - which saw Britain officially start the process of leaving the EU - was paved with complications for the PM, including a Supreme Court case ruling MPs needed to vote on Brexit negotiations. But it was … [Read more...] about What is Brexit, when is the UK leaving the European Union and what will happen after March 29 next year?