Boris Johnson calls Theresa May’s Brexit plan a suicide vest

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Boris Johnson calls Theresa May’s Brexit plan a suicide vest

Former minister’s attack on Chequers strategy draws immediate Tory backlash

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has put the UK constitution in a “suicide vest” and handed the detonator to the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, Boris Johnson has claimed.

The former foreign secretary’s extraordinary comments provoked an immediate backlash from Tory critics in the latest sign of the bitter Conservative divide over Brexit and the future leadership of the party.

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