Theresa May faces full Cabinet for the first time since catastrophic Conference speech

10 Oct

, who has argued for a “softer” Brexit that would protect jobs and investment. 

Mrs May told the House of Commons Britain will remain subject to the rulings of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) during a transitional period lasting around two years after Brexit and did not rule out accepting new regulations imposed by Brussels. 

The Prime Minister also said the UK would be ready for a failure to strike an exit deal, insisting the Government was “preparing for every eventuality”, but added it was in the interests of both sides to secure an agreement. 

Mr Johnson, who said the UK must refuse to accept new or ECJ rulings during transition when he set out his Brexit red lines ahead of the Tory conference, issued a statement backing the Prime Minister’s “powerful vision”. 

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