Boris Johnson plays numbers game after securing Brexit deal

PM insists he is ‘very confident’ his deal will be approved by parliament on Saturday Boris Johnson has insisted he is “very confident” that his Brexit deal will be approved by the House of Commons in a historic knife-edge vote on Saturday,...

Boris Johnson plays numbers game after securing Brexit deal

PM insists he is ‘very confident’ his deal will be approved by parliament on Saturday

Boris Johnson has insisted he is “very confident” that his Brexit deal will be approved by the House of Commons in a historic knife-edge vote on Saturday, even without the backing of the DUP.

“I want to stress that this is a great deal for our country, for the UK; I also believe that it is a very good deal for our friends in the EU,” Johnson said at the European council in Brussels, where EU leaders signed off on the last-minute deal.

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