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15 September 2019

The Times: Hardliners may back Boris ‘Hulk’ Johnson’s new deal

Some ERG members have conceded that an agreement is possible, as Johnson, comparing himself to the green giant, vows to ‘escape’ the EU.



Prominent Eurosceptics have privately signalled that they are ready to vote for a new Brexit deal if Boris Johnson can win meaningful concessions on the Northern Ireland backstop, dramatically raising the prospects of Britain leaving the EU with a deal by the end of October.

Four senior figures in the European Research Group (ERG) of Brexiteer hardliners have confessed that they might have to vote for a new version of Theresa May’s deal. They fear the alternative is to see parliament vote to revoke article 50, or for Johnson to resign. [...]

Full article on The Times



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