Rory Stewart: I could back opposition bid to block no-deal Brexit
Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has signalled he could back opposition moves to block a no-deal Brexit as he launched a number of attacks on Boris Johnson.
Launching his leadership bid at a circus tent on London’s South Bank, Mr Stewart floated the idea of a “Brexit Assembly” of citizens to break the parliamentary deadlock on EU withdrawal.
Asked about a cross-party bid to block a no-deal Brexit and prevent peroration of Parliament, Mr Stewart said: “I am entirely against no deal. I am entirely against peroration.
“I haven’t read the details of this. My instinct is I would be wholly supportive of a move that tried to do that.”