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Hammond to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson become PM

LONDON (Reuters) – Finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became Britain’s new prime minister because he could not support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves the BBC studios in London, Britain,…

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Britain’s new PM must focus on getting small firms ready for no deal – Brexit minister

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Stephen Barclay arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Peter NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s new prime minister will have to work to help smaller companies prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday, describing the sector’s…

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Britain should stop talking about no-deal Brexit, says minister Ellwood

FILE PHOTO: Member of parliament Tobias Ellwood leaves the Cabinet Office, in London, Britain January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Peter NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – British junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood on Sunday told other politicians, including those hoping to become the country’s new prime minister, to stop talking about a no-deal Brexit, saying that option did not offer…

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Philip Hammond plans to quit if Johnson becomes PM

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPhilip Hammond: ‘All the polling suggest Boris Johnson will win… and I am making my plans accordingly’ Philip Hammond has told the BBC he intends to resign as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes the UK’s next PM. He said a no-deal Brexit, something Mr Johnson has left…

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Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit – Sunday Times

FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, leaves offices in central in London, Britain, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – Ahead of Boris Johnson’s likely election next week as Britain’s prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Brexit plan that…