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Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit date

Three more Conservative MPs launched their leadership campaigns today, each with a very different pitch on how to deal with Brexit. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

Andrea Leadsom said leaving on the 31st of October, come what may, was a “hard red line” for her. Former chief whip Mark Harper said leaving by then just wasn’t possible, but he was comfortable with a no-deal exit at a later date. Rory Stewart said those promising a no-deal Brexit were telling fairy stories. This afternoon some of the candidates have been at a hustings of Conservative MPs in the Commons.

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