Politics

Philip Hammond: PM cannot ignore Parliament on no-deal Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned that it would be very difficult for any prime minister who backs a policy of leaving the EU with no deal, to retain the confidence of the House of Commons.

Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, he said: “This is a parliamentary democracy. A prime minister who ignores Parliament cannot expect to survive very long.”

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Source: bbc.co.uk

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