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Tory leadership candidates have turned on “dictator” Dominic Raab after he refused to rule out suspending Parliament to push through Brexit by the end of October.
Boris Johnson was represented by an empty lectern during Channel 4′s Tory leadership contest on Sunday evening, after the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May refused to take part.
The Tory leadership candidate said MPs would set up parliament outside the Palace of Westminster if the frontrunner for PM tried to lock them out. / Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he will “bring down” front-runner Boris Johnson as prime minister if he tries to suspend parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
Opposition MPs have lost critical vote on a bid to prevent a future Tory prime minister from forcing through a no-deal Brexit.
Opposition day debate picked for motion backed by SNP, Lib Dems, Greens and a Tory MP.
Labour has tabled a cross-party motion to try to stop a future prime minister pushing through a no-deal Brexit against the wishes of MPs.
Huge constitutional clash looms if Tory rebels join bid to spike guns of a new Tory leader. / Boris Johnson’s vow to deliver a no-deal Brexit is facing a major cross-party ambush after Labour moved to give parliament new control over the process.
'MPs cannot be bystanders while the next Tory PM tries to crash the UK out of the EU,' says Starmer. / Labour will mount a bid to seize control of the Commons agenda to prevent the next Tory prime minister forcing through a no-deal Brexit.
I've been tagged in this because I was on #Newsnight on the same panel, but I wasn't asked to respond to this claim about Dominic Raab. So I thought it might be helpful to share the actual clip from the Panorama documentary referenced, showing Barnier talking about Raab.
Boris Johnson viewed as Trump-like figure while Dominic Raab accused of ‘making things up’. / The EU has been on a Brexit break since the UK secured a six-month delay to its departure. With Theresa May soon to leave 10 Downing Street, Brussels is tuning in to the Westminster drama of the Tory leadership race – with both amazement and exasperation.
Ex-minister Nick Boles says cross-party group which forced Theresa May to delay Brexit have a new plan.
Speakers past and present have criticised Brexiteer Dominic Raab's suggestion that he could prorogue parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit against the wishes of MPs if he becomes prime minister.
Any attempt to shut down parliament to force through a no-deal exit from the EU could kill off Brexit completely, Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock has warned.
The Speaker of the House, John Bercow, says ending the current session of Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit is "simply not going to happen".
Some in Tory leadership race ready to go against warnings of major business lobby groups.
Ex-minister’s claim about EU boast over Brexit resurfaces in pro-unionist campaign video. / The European commission has described a claim made by the Conservative leadership hopeful Dominic Raab about a key EU official’s views on Brexit as “fake, fraudulent and pure disinformation” after it was spread in an election campaign video.
Conservative MP Dominic Raab has blocked James O’Brien on Twitter after the LBC host published a video dissecting his public comments.
I run two shops in Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan. The negative impact that Brexit is already having on my business is causing me sleepless nights.
'It's not like a novel where you sit down and you say: do you know what... this is a cracking read,' he told a committee meeting.
What happens in the next three months, perhaps even the next couple of weeks, is going to shape the fate of the country for decades. If Brexit goes ahead, in any form, it will enact a profound misreading of the nature of the contemporary political and economic world and represent an unprecedented failure of British statecraft.
This week: Did Chancellor Merkel wobble on the backstop? A longer transition period possible; Dominic Raab's dash to Brussels, and work continues in the Brexit 'tunnel'.
Theresa May’s claim that “no deal is better than a bad deal” has been criticised as unsubstantiated by a parliamentary committee, but its pro-Brexit MPs have refused to back the findings.