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Leadership hopeful will say ‘we cannot keep kicking can down the road’

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – 6:25am

Boris Johnson will launch his leadership campaign today with a warning that there can be no further delay on Brexit.

“After three years and two missed deadlines, we must leave the EU on October 31,” the frontrunner will tell supporters.

”We simply will not get a result if we give the slightest hint that we want to go on kicking the can down the road with yet more delay. With every week and month that goes by in which we fail to deliver on our promise I am afraid we will further alienate not just our natural supporters but anyone who believes that politicians should deliver on their promises.”

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The BBC points out that Johnson “has kept a low profile in the race to succeed Theresa May so far”, but today will take questions for the first time in the contest.

The Times predicts that Johnson’s campaign launch “is likely to be overshadowed” by …read more

Source:: The Week – All news


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