Money Meet Dominic Raab: New Brexit Secretary Replacing David Davis

17:41  09 july  2018
17:41  09 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

David Davis RESIGNS: Brexit Secretary plunges Theresa May's government into chaos amid fury at 'soft' compromise on leaving the EU that was agreed at Chequers summit

  David Davis RESIGNS: Brexit Secretary plunges Theresa May's government into chaos amid fury at 'soft' compromise on leaving the EU that was agreed at Chequers summit Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned.It comes after days of Cabinet tension over Theresa May's plans for the UK's departure from the European Union.

Dominic Raab has been sworn in as new Brexit secretary following David Davis ’ resignation. The PM faces a tense meeting with Tory MPs and peers in Pariliament today as she desperately tries to keep control amid bitter in-fighting.

Dominic Raab has been appointed Brexit Secretary by Theresa May after David Davis resigned from the government. Mr Raab , who is currently housing minister, was a prominent Leave campaigner during the 2016 referendum.

Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls © Catalyst Images Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Bloomberg) -- The man who is going to inherit one of the toughest jobs in the U.K. -- negotiating Brexit -- is a 44-year-old former Foreign Office lawyer who entered Parliament in 2010: Dominic Raab.

Although highly ambitious, he initially struggled to get promoted under former Prime Minister David Cameron, and opted to make trouble instead, fighting to stop people in prison from getting the vote, and for tougher sanctions for Russian officials accused of human rights abuses.

David Davis resignation – who, why and what happens next?

  David Davis resignation – who, why and what happens next? The PM will need to unite her Cabinet on Brexit.The long-serving Conservative MP was among the new intake when Tony Blair’s new Labour swept to power in 1997. In the two decades since, the former SAS reservist has become an established figure within the party, challenging David Cameron to a 2005 leadership contest which the younger man went on to win. He would become a key ally in Theresa May’s embattled Cabinet.

BREXITEER Dominic Raab is the new Brexit Secretary , Theresa May has announced today. The Housing minister and Brexiteer steps up to fill the vacant role left last night when Mr Davis dramatically quit.

Dominic Raab is the new Brexit Secretary . Raab -it out the hat. Brexiteer Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary .

On Brexit, this is his history: Before he became a member of Parliament he worked both for David Davis, one of the original “Brexiteers” and for arch-Remainer Dominic Grieve.

Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls © Catalyst Images Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Raab is firmly in the Brexit camp, but acknowledges that many voters in his constituency southwest of London felt strongly the other way. Since the 2016 referendum he has adopted a policy of meeting one anti-Brexit constituent a week to hear them out.

He is a libertarian lawyer whose instincts are for a hard Brexit, making his willingness to accept the job of selling a soft one a surprise. His decision could also damage his long-nursed prospects of one day leading the Tories.

New blow for PM as MPs - and Trump - trash Brexit plan .
Theresa May has been hit with a fresh blow after Tory MPs - and US President Donald Trump - lined up to trash her long-awaited Brexit blueprint. The publication of a government white paper on Thursday, detailing its proposals for the future EU-UK relationship, was met by fierce criticism from Leave-supporting Conservative backbenchers.Mr Trump also delivered a headache for the prime minister, just hours before he arrived in Britain, as he questioned whether the government's Brexit policy represented what voters had wanted when they backed Leave in 2016.

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