Theresa May laments failure to pass Brexit deal on her way out

Tory leadership race

Tory leadership race

Chancellor Mr Hammond warned that a "constitutional crisis" would erupt if the next prime minister attempted to suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.

Boris Johnson is the favorite in the race.

Former Tory prime minister Sir John has threatened legal action against any attempt to suspend Parliament in order to prevent MPs blocking a no-deal exit in October.

The Foreign Secretary insisted it was possible to get a revised deal with Brussels by the end of September, and said if it took "a few extra days" to get it through parliament he would delay Brexit beyond the 31 October deadline.

'But the reality is that we face a hung Parliament with people - not just in the Labour Party but in our own party - absolutely determined to stop us leaving without a deal'.

During the exchanges, Mr Johnson said it would be "insane, now", to say the government might not deliver Brexit by Oct 31, in a hint that he could be prepared to accept a delay at a later date.

Speaking to Sky News, Clark said it was "hugely important" to negotiate a withdrawal agreement rather than leave the European Union without a deal.

The Metropolitan Police said this evening it had opened a criminal investigation into alleged leaking of official communications Mr Darroch.

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"We will get a deal by October 31st", Johnson told the BBC during highly-anticipated separate interviews with the leadership rivals, referring to the latest delayed deadline for Britain's departure from the bloc.

Theresa May and husband Philip who will move out of 10 Downing Street in London in 12 days to make way for a new United Kingdom prime minister.

"It is because parliament may try and take a no deal Brexit off the table altogether".

She said she hoped her critics and supporters alike would feel that "in everything I've done, I've always done what I believed to be in the national interest".

'He said that what somebody had relayed to him had been a factor in his resignation, ' Mr Johnson said.

Downing Street declined to say whether May agreed with Clark's assessment that thousands of jobs could be at risk, saying only: "She has been clear that there will be disruption, our job is to minimise that". "There are other things - I think I probably actually should have done the TV debates".

She said if the future relationship had been negotiated alongside there would not have been the same issue with the backstop. But she was sorry about having to leave when "there was more that I wanted to do". We were meant to come out on March 29th. "It had been incredibly frustrating that MPs on either side of the Leave-Remain divide had got so sort of entrenched that they just were not willing to make that compromise that would enable us to get the majority to get this through", May said in a BBC interview in 10 Downing Street on Friday. Major concluded, "If that were to happen there would be a queue of people who would seek judicial review".

"So I think that I underestimated the unwillingness of parts some people in parliament to compromise".

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