Tuesday January 28, 2020

Johnson may be angling for a no-deal with no blame

The British prime ministers’ long-awaited ‘solution’ was met with scepticism that he even wants to find a solution at all

6th October, 2019
Boris Johnson: ‘looking for his Battle of Britain moment’ Picture: Getty

Boris Johnson showed the details of his Brexit deal to his cabinet just before it was made public – as the centrepiece of his first party conference speech in Manchester – and firmly placed Brexit front and centre for the forthcoming election. His long-promised magic wand solution to the Brexit challenge was, however, as distant as the sunny day when he took over in Downing Street.

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