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May 23, 2018

Brexiteers are out to stop Philip Hammond and his fellow Remainers mangling Brexit - May 23, 2018. News | Politics | The Telegraph.

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Brexiteers are out to stop Philip Hammond and his fellow Remainers mangling Brexit


You Brexit, one could say, you own it. But the people who played the biggest part in securing the Brexit vote, Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, lost their chance to own it outright by falling out during the Tory leadership race.
The result is they have had to sit by as a prime minister who campaigned against Brexit works with her cabinet, most of whom were similarly opposed, to interpret the result in a way that they hope most faithfully represents the will of the 17.4 million Leave voters.
Ministers recognise how important it is to keep Vote Leave's figureheads on board throughout this process. Jeremy Hunt indicated this when he chose to dismiss suggestions on the Today programme that the cabinet...