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"Parliament will be vehemently opposed to that strategy." Philip Hammond to #Marr re leaving EU 31 Oct with no deal
"A PM has to command the confidence of the House of Commons. How will they govern if they have defied parliament on such an important issue?" Hammond
Would he vote against his government on a confidence motion? A hypothetical Q he doesn't want to start considering now, says Hammond
"This is a very difficult situation: it would challenge not just me but very many of my colleagues": Hammond
Earlier: "I would also remind colleagues that £39bn [EU exit bill] is over a 60-year period; it is not available on day one."
A powerful interview with a serious, pragmatic politician who is about to be swept away by the constitutional crisis
Yes, I was thinking of Philip Hammond when I wrote this about who – apart from Jo Johnson – might vote to bring down a no-deal PM independent.co.uk/voices/boris-j…
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