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Ed Davey: Boris Johnson “has betrayed his country”

The Lib Dem MP and former energy secretary on the lies of the Brexiteers—and how he plans to expose them

By Alex Dean  

Liberal Democrat MP for Kingston and Surbiton Ed Davey. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire/PA Images

“Mr Johnson has betrayed his country. That’s unforgivable. People need to know what a traitor he is.”

Ed Davey, Lib Dem MP and former cabinet minister, took no prisoners in his assessment of government Brexiteers—and one Brexiteer in particular. Boris Johnson’s insistence over the weekend that Brexit will indeed free up £350m for the NHS “shows you what a despicable man he is. How anyone can think he’s fit for office is a joke.”


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