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Brexit plan worse than status quo, says Johnson
September 12, 2018
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LONDON: Boris Johnson has branded Theresa May’s Brexit blueprint “substantially worse to the status quo” during an event designed to highlight benefits of a no-deal Brexit.

Asked whether he was confident the prime minister’s plan, which he resigned over, was “equivalent to the status quo,” the former foreign secretary said: “That seems to me to be a particular economic risk in Chequers that makes it substantially worse to the status quo.”

His remarks came after the former Conservative leader William Hague warned Britain faces the “most serious constitutional crisis” for a least a century if May’s deal is eventually blocked in the Commons.

After Treasury questions in the Commons, John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, told journalists he’d had a meeting with Goldman Sachs bankers on Monday and they shared his concerns on Brexit.

The Independent
 

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