Boris Johnson has written a scathing resignation letter to Theresa May, according to reports.
The former Foreign Secretary accused May of waving the ‘white flag of surrender’, adding that ‘the dream of Brexit is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt’.
BREAKING Boris Johnson has told Theresa May in his resignation letter that her Chequer's compromise represents the 'white flag of surrender'. Says he resigned as a matter of principle. 'The dream of Brexit is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt'
— Steven Swinford (@Steven_Swinford) July 9, 2018
He said: “We are heading for the status of a colony and many will struggle to see the economic or political advantages.”
Boris noted that May’s proposals were, at best, a ‘semi-Brexit’.
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— Ross Kempsell (@rosskempsell) July 9, 2018
He said: “It is also clear that by surrendering control over our rulebook for goods and agri-foods (and much else besides) we will make it much more difficult to do free trade deals.”
Absolutely scathing. Surely he cannot support Theresa May as Prime Minister?