Brexiteer MPs Baker and Patel back Boris

Staunch pro-Brexit Conservative MPs Steve Baker and Priti Patel are backing Boris Johnson for the leadership of the Tory Party.

Latest stories direct in your inbox

Sign up for the free Red Alert email:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

The double endorsement is significant given both are among the relatively few Brexiteer MPs who held out and voted down Theresa May’s bad EU deal at the third time of asking.

Baker has said“Boris has been crystal clear with me that we would leave the EU by October 31st, with or without a deal.