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Brexit: Change UK could form partnership with Lib Dems, Heidi Allen says

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Heidi Allen is the leader of Change UK Change UK leader Heidi Allen has suggested the party could form a partnership with the Liberal Democrats.Ms Allen said she would like to form a "collective... with like-minded colleagues", although not necessarily a single, centrist group.Change UK's Chuka Umunna said the two parties could form a general election pact not to stand against each other.But Ms
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Gove becomes eighth candidate to enter race

[ad_1] Michael Gove has said he will enter the race to be Tory leader, challenging his former Vote Leave ally Boris Johnson.Speaking outside his home, Environment Secretary Mr Gove said: "I can confirm that I will be putting my name forward to be prime minister of this country."I believe that I'm ready to unite the Conservative and Unionist Party, ready to deliver Brexit, and ready to lead this great country."
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Rory Stewart: I can’t serve under Boris Johnson

[ad_1] Rory Stewart says he would not able to serve under Boris Johnson if his rival for the Conservative leadership becomes prime minister. Mr Stewart told the BBC that politicians must tell the truth about where they stand on Brexit and he believes Mr Johnson's backing for a no-deal exit is "undeliverable".Read more: Conservative Party leadership contest [ad_2] Source link
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Hancock would be ‘brutally honest’ about Brexit as PM

[ad_1] Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he would be "brutally honest" about what it would take to get a Brexit deal through Parliament if he becomes the next prime minister. Announcing he's running for Tory leader, he tells BBC Radio 4's Today programme that the next PM must be "completely straight forward" or risk running into the same problems as Theresa May.Read more: Conservative Party leadership contest [ad_2] Source link
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Liberal Democrats start leadership contest

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Vince Cable will be replaced with a new leader on 23 July The Liberal Democrats have begun the process of choosing their next leader.The party's current leader, Sir Vince Cable, announced in March that he would step down after the local elections.But in a statement on Friday - following the PM's announcement of her departure date - Sir Vince confirmed he would be handing
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PM’s exit has consequences for Brexit

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The resignation of Theresa May has clear consequences for the Conservative Party - the starting gun on a leadership contest has been fired.But what does it mean for Brexit?The short answer is that both No Deal and No Brexit are now both more likely.With Mrs May's "bold new Brexit plan" in tatters, there is no vehicle for leaving with the EU with a deal, and