Potters Bar’s MP gives his verdict on BoJo and David Davis resignations

PUBLISHED: 13:24 10 July 2018 | UPDATED: 13:24 10 July 2018

Oliver Dowden in Parliament. Picture: Parliament TV

Oliver Dowden in Parliament. Picture: Parliament TV

Parliament TV

Potters Bar’s MP has reacted to the Brexit-related resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson.

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Late on Sunday July 9, Secretary of State for exiting the European Union David Davis and Brexit minister Steve Baker resigned, citing disagreements with the summit PM Theresa May convened at Chequers the day before.

Their departure was swiftly followed by foreign secretary Boris Johnson on Monday, and MP for Bolton West Chris Green today (July 10).

MP for Hertsmere, Oliver Dowden, told the Potters Bar edition:

“In any deal, compromise is necessary.

“But the Prime Minister’s proposals ensure we leave the EU, regain control of immigration policy and restore the primacy of Parliament over our laws.

“At the same time they ensure that we meet concerns of workers and businesses over ease of trade with Europe.

“I therefore support them and am sorry David Davis and Boris Johnson felt they could not.”

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