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Boris Johnson sends Valentine summary to Remainers

In the first of a series of major speeches by comparison Cabinet ministers, he will contend interlude Brexit would be a profanation and that leaving the European Union is not grounds for fear but hope.

In a debate billed as “the Road to Brexit: A United Kingdom”, the pro-Leave Foreign Secretary will issue a call to Leavers and Remainers to pierce on from the groups of the past.

But he will issue this tough warning: “I fear that some people are apropos ever some-more dynamic to stop Brexit, to retreat the referendum opinion of Jun 23 2016, and to perplex the will of the people.

“I trust that would be a catastrophic mistake that would lead to permanent and ineradicable feelings of betrayal. We can't and will not let it happen.”


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In the some-more accommodating partial of his speech, the Foreign Secretary will say: “But if we are to lift this devise by to inhabitant success – as we must – then we must also strech out to those who still have anxieties.

“I wish to try currently to anatomize at slightest some of those fears and to show to the best of my ability that they are unfounded, and that the very conflicting is customarily true: that Brexit is not grounds for fear but hope.”

Mr Johnson will contend that the UK must not repeat the mistakes of the past when pro-EU voices too mostly abandoned the voices of those who against EU membership.

He will say: “It is not good adequate to contend to Remainers – you lost, get over it; since we must accept that many are actuated by wholly eminent sentiments, a genuine clarity of oneness with the European neighbours and a enterprise for the UK to succeed.”

Mr Johnson will also have a tough summary for those Cabinet ministers and MPs, led by the Chancellor Philip Hammond, who wish a supposed “soft Brexit” and wish to contend links with the EU’s Customs Union or singular market.

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“To those who worry about coming out of the etiquette kinship or the singular marketplace – greatfully bear in mind that the mercantile advantages of membership are zero like as celebrated or incontrovertible as is infrequently claimed,” he will say.

“In the last few years there have been copiousness of non-EU countries who have seen distant some-more fast expansion in their exports to the EU than we have – even yet we compensate a large membership fee.

“It is only by holding back control of the laws that UK firms and entrepreneurs will have the leisure to innovate, but the risk of having to approve with some gauge devised by Brussels, at the urgings of some run group, with the aim of holding back a UK competitor.

“That would be intolerable, undemocratic, and would make it all but unfit for us to do critical free trade deals.

“It is only by holding back control of the regulatory horizon and the tariff schedules that we can do these deals, and feat the changes in the universe economy.”

But Mr Johnson’s Valentine’s Day debate has already unsuccessful to woo pro-Remain MPs, who are accusing him of hypocrisy.

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Chuka Umunna called the debate ‘hypocrisy’

Labour MP Chuka Umunna MP, a heading believer of Open Britain, said: “Boris Johnson is totally utter to evangelise about the perils of fear and profanation when he intent in infamous scaremongering with his ridiculous avowal that Turkey was on the verge of joining the EU and he has already tricked millions of people by going back on his oath to secure £350 million additional per week for the NHS.

“This is pomposity of the top order.

“He has so distant unsuccessful to explain because he is campaigning in Cabinet to take the UK out of the Customs Union when there is no other solution to the Irish limit issue and it will imperil the Good Friday Agreement settlement.

“He has unsuccessful to explain because the Government has unsuccessful to start negotiating new trade deals when the campaign he led betrothed we would do so immediately after the Leave vote.

“Boris Johnson needs to come purify and concur that we can't have the cake and eat it when leaving the EU. His debate is on Valentine’s Day, not Apr Fool’s Day.”

The Foreign Secretary’s debate also coincides with a report by MPs claiming Government delays, doubt and under-resourcing are leaving the UK’s borders and immigration confused for Brexit.

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The Home Affairs Committee criticises the delays to the Immigration White Paper and warns of critical problems for immigration service delivery and limit confidence as a outcome of miss of decisions, correct formulation or sufficient resources.

It raises critical questions about the Home Office’s ability to exercise the systems and staffing compulsory to broach due Brexit changes and criticises the continued doubt over the standing of EU nationals.

Former Labour Cabinet apportion Yvette Cooper, who chairs the committee, told Sky News: “Government deposit is putting everybody in an unfit position.

“Decisions and announcements keep being delayed. Crucial sum are still lacking. There aren’t adequate resources and staff in place. Our exploration found that the immigration and limit complement is already shorthanded with poignant problems and it will not cope with last notation and under-resourced Brexit changes.

“We need obligatory clarity about both registration and limit plans for next year so that Parliament can scrutinize them and so that families, employers and officials can plan.”

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