Cabinet ministers to be asked to stump up £350million-a-week Brexit pledge during next week’s Queen Speech – The Sun

Cabinet ministers to be asked to stump up £350million-a-week Brexit pledge during next week’s Queen Speech – The Sun

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BREXIT BACKLASH

Cabinet ministers to be asked to stump up £350million-a-week Brexit pledge during next week’s Queen Speech

Lib Dem MPs will seek cross-party support for tabling an amendment in order to honour the infamous pledge by the Leave campaign

CABINET Ministers will be asked to stump up the extra £350million a week for the NHS that was pledged during the Brexit campaign.

The Lib Dems want senior Tories Michael Gove, Boris Johnson and Andrea Leadsom to honour a pledge made by the Leave campaign.

The Leave Campaign’s £350million-a-week pledge attracted controversy last year during the EU Referendum campaign

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The Leave Campaign’s £350million-a-week pledge attracted controversy last year during the EU Referendum campaign

MP Tom Brake said: “The pledge on Vote Leave’s red bus has been shown to be a massive lie.

“If the government do not keep the promise made by so many of their leading members, they will face deep and justified public anger.”

The Lib Dems want other parties to support their Queen’s Speech amendment.

Cabinet ministers Boris Johnson and Michael Gove will be among those asked to honour the pledge

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Cabinet ministers Boris Johnson and Michael Gove will be among those asked to honour the pledge

Andrea Leadsom was also a key figurehead of the Brexit campaign last year

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Andrea Leadsom was also a key figurehead of the Brexit campaign last year

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