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Boris Johnson to sabotage EU if forced to delay Brexit

telegraph.co.uk

B oris Johnson would veto the EU’s seven-year budget and send a Eurosceptic commissioner to Brussels to “disrupt” the bloc’s workings if he were forced into a Brexit delay, under plans being discussed by ministers. Senior Government figures are considering a series of proposals to “sabotage” the EU’s structures if Brussels refuses to agree a new deal or let Mr Johnson deliver Brexit without one. Two Cabinet ministers told this newspaper that they were among those backing a more “aggressive” approach towards Brussels. It is understood that plans under discussion include blocking the EU’s 2021-27 budget, which is due to be agreed early next year, and nominating a British commissioner who would...

Brexit: Voters turning against no-deal as deadline approaches, new poll suggests

independent.co.uk

Just a third of voters believe Boris Johnson should crash the UK out of the EU without a deal if he cannot reach an agreement with Brussels over the next three weeks, a poll has revealed.And voters are turning against no deal as the Halloween deadline approaches, the BMG Research survey for The Independent suggests.The prime minister insists he will take Britain out of the EU on the scheduled Brexit date of 31 October, with or without a deal.From extras.But only 34 per cent of those questioned back a no-deal departure in these circumstances, compared to a total of 51 per cent who said Mr Johnson should extend negotiations, call a second referendum or call Brexit off – all options which he ha...

Brexit: Voters turning against no-deal as deadline approaches, new poll suggests

independent.co.uk

Just a third of voters believe Boris Johnson should crash the UK out of the EU without a deal if he cannot reach an agreement with Brussels over the next three weeks, a poll has revealed.And voters are turning against no deal as the Halloween deadline approaches, the BMG Research survey for The Independent suggests.The prime minister insists he will take Britain out of the EU on the scheduled Brexit date of 31 October, with or without a deal.From extras.But only 34 per cent of those questioned back a no-deal departure in these circumstances, compared to a total of 51 per cent who said Mr Johnson should extend negotiations, call a second referendum or call Brexit off – all options which he ha...