Britain exit - updates

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UK finance minister to quit if Boris Johnson becomes PM

Jul 21, 2019 - 6:45 PM

'I'm sure I'm not going to be sacked because I'm going to resign before we get to that point,' says Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond, an increasingly fierce critic of Boris Johnson

RESIGN. Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he will resign if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister. AFP file photo

The Brussels Years: The making of Brexit Boris

Jun 19, 2016 - 10:56 AM

The ironic twist behind Boris Johnson s anti EU stance is that he knows the inner workings of the bloc s institutions far better than most people in Britain where surveys show knowledge about the EU is among the lowest in Europe

This handout picture released by ITV shows Former Mayor of London and Conservative Party politician Boris Johnson, gesturing while representing the 'Leave' campaign during The ITV Referendum Debate in London on June 9, 2016. Photo by Matt Frost/ Rex Features / AFP

UK Treasury warns of economic costs of Brexit

Apr 19, 2016 - 3:40 PM

If Britain leaves the European Union it would cause profound economic shock and real instability says finance minister George Osborne

epa05256604 Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron leaves No. 10 Downing Street to attend a Prime Ministers questions in the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, 13 April 2016. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA