Netizen 24 GBR: Britons will no longer tolerate Brussels laws, warns Boris Johnson

By On February 13, 2018

Britons will no longer tolerate Brussels laws, warns Boris Johnson

Francis Elliott, Political Editor

The Times

  • Boris Johnson
  • Politics
Boris Johnson will reject a trade deal that requires Britain to match EU regulations
Boris Johnson will reject a trade deal that requires Britain to match EU regulationsFACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA

Boris Johnson will warn Theresa May today that it would be “intolerable and undemocratic” if Britons were made to follow EU laws over which they had no control.

The foreign secretary will also tell those attempting to reverse Brexit that their efforts will lead to “permanent feelings of betrayal” across Britain. I n a key speech that had been expected to signal a more consensual approach, the foreign secretary is to dismiss the fears of Remainers as “unfounded” and warn that it would be a “disastrous mistake” to prevent Britain from leaving the EU.

His most significant intervention is likely to be an explicit rejection of any trade deal that requires Britain to align with EU regulations. Under plans backed by Philip Hammond, the chancellor, and…

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