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Money Meet Dominic Raab: New Brexit Secretary Replacing David Davis

17:41  09 july  2018
17:41  09 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

May calls to speed up Brexit talks at EU summit

  May calls to speed up Brexit talks at EU summit Theresa May has called for Brexit negotiations to speed up as she arrived at a summit with other EU leaders. The prime minister insisted "very good progress" has been made so far but admitted both sides wanted to work at a "faster pace than we have done up until now".Despite Mrs May's plea, Brexit will be way down the agenda at the last EU council summit before leaders' next gathering in October, when all sides hope a deal will be concluded by.EU leaders have already warned the deadline is slipping away.

Dominic Raab has been sworn in as new Brexit secretary following David Davis ’ resignation. The PM faces a tense meeting with Tory MPs and peers in Pariliament today as she desperately tries to keep control amid bitter in-fighting.

Dominic Raab has been appointed Brexit Secretary by Theresa May after David Davis resigned from the government. Mr Raab , who is currently housing minister, was a prominent Leave campaigner during the 2016 referendum.

Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls © Catalyst Images Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Bloomberg) -- The man who is going to inherit one of the toughest jobs in the U.K. -- negotiating Brexit -- is a 44-year-old former Foreign Office lawyer who entered Parliament in 2010: Dominic Raab.

Although highly ambitious, he initially struggled to get promoted under former Prime Minister David Cameron, and opted to make trouble instead, fighting to stop people in prison from getting the vote, and for tougher sanctions for Russian officials accused of human rights abuses.

David Davis RESIGNS: Brexit Secretary plunges Theresa May's government into chaos amid fury at 'soft' compromise on leaving the EU that was agreed at Chequers summit

  David Davis RESIGNS: Brexit Secretary plunges Theresa May's government into chaos amid fury at 'soft' compromise on leaving the EU that was agreed at Chequers summit Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned.It comes after days of Cabinet tension over Theresa May's plans for the UK's departure from the European Union.

BREXITEER Dominic Raab is the new Brexit Secretary , Theresa May has announced today. The Housing minister and Brexiteer steps up to fill the vacant role left last night when Mr Davis dramatically quit.

Dominic Raab is the new Brexit Secretary . Raab -it out the hat. Brexiteer Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary .

On Brexit, this is his history: Before he became a member of Parliament he worked both for David Davis, one of the original “Brexiteers” and for arch-Remainer Dominic Grieve.

Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls © Catalyst Images Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Raab is firmly in the Brexit camp, but acknowledges that many voters in his constituency southwest of London felt strongly the other way. Since the 2016 referendum he has adopted a policy of meeting one anti-Brexit constituent a week to hear them out.

He is a libertarian lawyer whose instincts are for a hard Brexit, making his willingness to accept the job of selling a soft one a surprise. His decision could also damage his long-nursed prospects of one day leading the Tories.

May faces political crisis as poll shows just 12% back her Brexit fudge with voters shifting to hard-right and saying Boris could do better as PM - as David Davis tells her to rip up her plans and start again .
In a particularly stinging finding, the research found that twice as many people thought Boris Johnson would do a better job as PM.Just 12 per cent said the compromise solution being championed by the PM would be good for Britain.

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