George Osborne's former aide claims two Tory cabinet ministers back new anti-Brexit party
Two serving Cabinet ministers are sympathetic to the formation of a new centre-ground party to block Brexit, it is claimed.
Tory ex-chancellor George Osborne is said to be driving the idea.
And yesterday, his former aide James Chapman said the pair contacted him after he suggested that a “Democrats” party could campaign against the “catastrophe” of Brexit.
Chapman, who was chief of staff to Brexit Secretary David Davis after the EU referendum, also said the Tories would never win another majority because Brexit had trashed the party brand.
In a string of tweets over recent days, Chapman – a... read more
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