Boris Johnson joins campaign to leave EU
David Cameron takes his battle to keep Britain in the EU to MPs on Monday after hitting the most serious political obstacle yet when Boris Johnson announced on Sunday that “after a huge amount of heartache” he is to back the leave campaign.
The prime minister will publish a white paper on his EU reform plans before making a statement to MPs on last week’s European council.
Johnson told a scrum of reporters and cameramen outside his Islington home: “I will be advocating vote leave – or whatever the team is called, I understand there are a lot of them – because I want a better deal for the people of this country, to save them money and to take control. That is really what this is all about.”
Johnson, who has faced criticism that he made his decision in a way calculated to guarantee his best chances in the next Tory leadership contest, tried to make clear that he was acting out of conviction. “I think everybody should pay tribute to David Cameron for what he pulled off in a very short space of time,” Johnson said. But he then added that the prime minister had failed in his main goal to reform the EU. “I don’t think anybody could realistically claim that this is fundamental reform of the EU or of Britain’s relationships with the EU.”
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