Uncontracted British membership of the European Union would mean betraying the 2016 Brexit referendum, according to Philip Hammond. A former Conservative finance minister in an article published in The Times on Wednesday criticized Prime Minister Boris Johnson for trying to prevent a new deal with the EU by making unacceptable demands on the community.
Philip Hammond, who did not wait for Boris Johnson’s appointment as prime minister and had submitted his resignation to former Prime Minister Theresa May, first made public about the Brexit policy of the new government in office since late July.
In an article in the conservative British daily, he wrote that parliament would “make its voice heard”, that disorganized separation “could not happen”.
According to the former finance minister, the first signs that Boris Johnson is prepared to pull the UK out of the EU without an agreement are “not encouraging”. He pointed out that there was a difference between requesting or demanding a modification of the backstop to avoid re-establishing control of the Irish-Northern Irish border, as well as a firm and “devastating” style of negotiation.
“People who move the threads in this government and who have been elected by no one know that the EU cannot and will not agree” to lift the back-up solution from the agreement, experts added referring to Dominic Cummings, one of his top confidants.
Philip Hammond also believed that a disorganized Brexit would be a disintegration of the United Kingdom, replacing a “crouching, navel-watching little England”.
According to the former minister, it is a parody of truth to pretend that in the 2016 referendum on British membership of the European Union, voters to quit would support Brexit without agreement. “Most people in this country, whether they voted to stay or to quit, want a smooth, orderly exit that won’t cause disruption, get into jobs, or worsen living standards,” he wrote. He added that the Parliament accurately reflected the position of this majority and would “make its voice heard”.
Experts recalled that a group of MPs in the British Legislature are trying to prevent a prime minister from taking the United Kingdom out of the European Union without agreement by suspending his membership of the European Union on 31 October, closing date. And many believe that a motion of censure against Boris Johnson will be filed after the legislative break in September to avoid a disorganized Brexit.
Reacting to the news that the head of government would be ready to initiate the closing of the parliamentary session with the ruler in order to prevent Members from blocking an unanimous exit, the Speaker said his firm stance that the lower house should not be obstructed. A conservative British daily, The Daily Telegraph, quoted John Bercow in a Wednesday issue as saying at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival that he “will do his utmost” to prevent any initiative by the prime minister to suspend parliament through Brexit, which has not been agreed. against the will of the Members.
According to some, such a solution would jeopardize the central element of British constitutionality, the sovereignty of the parliament. On Tuesday, Boris Johnson’s government minister for labor, Amber Rudd, also urged the prime minister not to take such a step.