Theresa May urged to give Brexit rallying cry at Conservative Party Conference

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"I think one of the problems we have at the moment and what kind of rankles with me a little bit is that we have got to stop talking about the party", trade minister Liam Fox told an event.

That's despite Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson laying out four demands for the UK's exit.

Broadcaster Terry Christian hit out at "spineless" Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham for refusing to oppose the Brexit process.

"It is unstoppable", Johnson said.

Under Tory party rules, leadership candidates have to get enough backing from MPs before they can go onto a ballot of party members.

Asked whether he thought Mrs May should stay on until the next poll, which is expected in 2022, Mr Javid paused before ending the interview.

The Foreign Office is accused of violating the ministerial law to regulate the effectiveness of government ownership for the Free Trade Institute, a research center that is skeptical of the idea of the European Union and headed by Conservative Party member Daniel Hanan.

As the Tory party conference kicked off in Manchester, Theresa May was fighting for her political life, forced to deny reports of a cabinet rift following another Brexit intervention by Boris Johnson. It's not the membership, it's their colleagues in parliament.

The sentiment was echoed by another cabinet minister, who told The Independent: "Boris is Boris and has made his point, but it needs to stop".

It came after leading Tory women had already rounded on the Foreign Secretary, with Scottish Leader Ms Davidson hitting out at "over-optimism" from Brexiteers after Mr Johnson had hailed Britain's "glorious" future, ex-cabinet minister Nicky Morgan writing in The Independent that Mr Johnson had no place in a "responsible government" and ex-minister Anna Soubry tweeting he should "grow up or go".

He revived the contested claim Brexit could free up £350m a week for the NHS, saying Brexit would put the Britons' destiny back into their own hands, allowing them to make the United Kingdom the most "glorious" country on in the world.

"You know what, you talk about Boris" job, you talk about my job, I think the people that watch this programme are actually interested in what we are going to do for their jobs and their futures'.

Meanwhile, the prime minister used a speech yesterday to hit back at Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's criticisms of capitalism at his party conference on Wednesday.

The 2006 contest saw the then-higher education secretary come a distant third behind Green MSP Mark Ballard and a journalist.

The popular leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Ruth Davidson, later called for an end to the "Tory psychodrama", saying it was time to "unite behind our leader".

'She has got the authority to create the government she wants, ' one said.



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