Brexit: Amber Rudd says no evidence Boris Johnson trying to get deal with EU – live news

Rudd replaced by Therese Coffey as work and pension secretary while Johnson vows to plough on with Brexit by 31 October 10.39am BST Justine Greening, the former education secretary and one of the 21 rebels, says she was stripped of the whip...

Brexit: Amber Rudd says no evidence Boris Johnson trying to get deal with EU  – live news

Rudd replaced by Therese Coffey as work and pension secretary while Johnson vows to plough on with Brexit by 31 October

Justine Greening, the former education secretary and one of the 21 rebels, says she was stripped of the whip in a voicemail message from the chief whip, Mark Spencer.

“After 14 years it might have been polite to call me back,” she told Sky’s Ridge on Sunday programme.

MP @JustineGreening says she was told she'd lost the Tory party whip by voicemail, while travelling home on the Tube.

She adds that kicking 21 rebels out of the party this week was a "self-defeating move", which will "backfire".

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Spain’s acting cabinet is reviewing the country’s preparations for a hard Brexit as campaigners plan anti-Brexit protests.

Amid the chaos emanating from Westminster, the government of the acting prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, said an interministerial working group would meet on a weekly basis to ensure “an exhaustive focus on the implementation of the last parts of its contingency plans”.

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