Michelle Bonier, Secretary, Boris Johnson discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist


Tomorrow, British parliamentarians returned to Westminster. It promises to be an extremely interesting three months as the Brexit deadline, looms, a major rebellion by those who want a hard exit. Bruce and party conference season begins, and it's not just the ruling conservative party labor is embroiled in its own internal strife to well, his unpacked that awful buck to school feeling and look at what the Toma ahead. My hold is to allow Deaker the London Evening Standard joy. Thanks very much for coming in. Let's turn first to the group of MP's, including David Davis. The former chief negotiator for Brexit embarrassed Johnson, the former foreign secretary. He want to kill off Theresa May's Brexit plan. Both men resigned over the checkers deal. So what are they planning and who's involved? Well, there's a number of them involved in different fronts. This is sort of strange tea party of Jake breeze mall who's. You know, a Catholic besuited bespectacled man who looks like he stepped out to the Edwardian era. Boris Johnson awfulness for a secretary rather notorious now, and David Davis who all currently meeting with Lynton Crosby and interned Crosby has been known as the kind of great election strategists. He's what's number perceptions. The conservative party wet for Boris Johnson's mayoral campaigns and he's worked internationally, and he now seems to flipped from working from the government for all for the conception party ruling the moment to working for the people who are trying to oust the prime minister alongside them. There are another group of ministers led by in Duncan Smith who are now complaining about the check steel, and there are a number of letters in. Calling for her of coding for a veg. Confidence earn leader is a bit of a mess. When John Major was negotiating on European, nine thousand nine hundred. He toned the eurosceptics the Boston's. God knows what trees may is saying quietly to husband, Philip over breakfast in the morning, will they succeed in unseating her. Well, it's, it's, it's, it may be that she owns seats herself at the end of it. We all get into a crunch point where everything she seems to be proposing to the EU twenty-seven is hitting a wall or several walls. Actually one is the brakes, tears in department in her in. Party. The other is a few remains on her side and remains on the opposition side. And then this Michelle Bonier on the deadline. The other thing she's hitching is the deadline. So we've got to have something agreed by mid-november. Begins to increasingly look like we won't have a proper agreement. The check is deal will have to vote in. Parliament. Looks like she's going to lose that and having sort of wiggled and squirmed all Hawaii to this point. It looks like finally, the iceberg is unavoidable, and if that's the case, and if she does go, who would possibly want what's increasingly seen as a poisoned chalice was she went, she aware seeming. She's going to resign his. She does have this strange resilience. She may just hang on take more beating, but let us here for this point. She wants resigned so it won't be the right of the party. I imagine because I just didn't think they have the numbers. There's nobody particular on the left whose looks likely contenders. But I think there are two characters who are worth watching. One is Sergey Jovita is the new homes, new ish home secretary who is a Brexit here with some sympathy for the remain arguments. And I think he she was remain technically during the referendum. He's he's very good with business because he's been the business department and. Is that she really understands why they number of that won't remain in the EU and the other person to wash his Jeremy hunt who took over the department of health to be in charge of our NHS, which was possibly the most unpopular job new. Nobody survives that job and he survived. It did it for about years and years and years. And actually the NHS came at liking him and he's now being made foreign secretary of his troubles. He's a smooth operation. He might well be another player. As you say, of course, may may not go and she's been very vocal about the fact that there is no compromise on her checkers plan what she said. I won't be holding a second second referendum and you can wait that sentence two ways..

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