Philip Hammond has been accused of trying to “frustrate” Brexit by a fellow cabinet member as Tory infighting reaches boiling point.
The minister, who didn’t want to be named, said: “What’s really going on is that the Establishment, the Treasury, is trying to f*** it up. They want to frustrate Brexit.”
He added that Hammond is treating Brexiteers “like pirates who have taken him prisoner”.
The 1922 Committee of backbench MPs have told the PM that “the membership are tired of self-indulgent ministers plotting or going AWOL on collective responsibility and that she should tell ministers this”.
Theresa May needs to get a grip. The cabinet’s leaking like a sieve and looks to be totally divided. Heads need to roll.