Leading Tory Brexiteers have dismissed claims of a plot to oust Theresa May over her controversial Chequers blueprint for leaving the European Union (EU).
Michael Gove has urged Tory MPs to rally behind Theresa May after hardline Brexiteers attended a meeting looking at ways to unseat the Prime Minister.
Theresa May’s premiership was under fresh pressure after Tory MPs spent nearly an hour war-gaming how to oust her at a private meeting.
Theresa May’s Chequers plan for a Brexit deal would be “substantially worse than the status quo” for British businesses, Boris Johnson has warned.
Downing Street has delivered a stinging slapdown to former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, saying he has produced “no new ideas” on Brexit.
The Scottish Government is being urged to give police dogs the “protection they deserve” by including plans to make attacking such animals a specific offence.
Boris Johnson has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, branding it a “fix” that can only lead to victory for the EU.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said he is “strongly opposed” to key parts of Theresa May’s proposals for a post-withdrawal trade deal.
Former Brexit secretary David Davis has branded Theresa May’s Chequers Brexit blueprint which triggered his Cabinet resignation as “actually almost worse than being in”.
Bending leadership rules in favour of Boris Johnson would risk “swamping” the Tory party with entryists and causing long-term damage, Lord Hague has warned.