With Theresa May on Holiday, UK Ministers Disagreements On Brexit Spills Into The Open — “Mr Hammond is living in cloud cuckoo land”

Peace and Freedom

BREXITEERS loyal to David Davis have attacked Chancellor Philip Hammond over his plans to slow down Brexit with a transitional deal that could keep the UK tied to the EU for the next five years.
PUBLISHED: 05:10, Mon, Jul 31, 2017 | UPDATED: 07:58, Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Philip Hammond: We need a gradual shift to post-Brexit UK

With Theresa May on holiday, her Cabinet have gone to war over Mr Hammond’s suggestion that Britain’s relationship with Brussels could remain “very similar” for at least three years after the UK formally withdraws from the bloc in 2019.

Mr Davis’ camp have accused the pro-EU Chancellor of “going on manoeuvres” while the Prime Minister enjoys a three week break in Lake Garda, Italy, leaving him in charge of the country.

A senior minister told the Daily Express Mr Hammond is “living in cloud cuckoo land” while Richard…

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