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Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, early election, JD Wetherspoon, Neil Woodford, John Lewis, Cobham
The Archbishop of Canterbury has issued a rebuke to Boris Johnson, warning the prime minister that the use of “inflammatory” language risks pouring “petrol” on Britain’s divisions over Brexit. In an exclusive interview with the Sunday Times, Justin Welby said Britain had become consumed by “an abusive and binary approach to political decisions” in which Brexit rivals treated their opponents as “my total enemy”. - The Sunday Times.
Labour has announced that it plans to hijack Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal next week by whipping MPs to support amendments for a second referendum and customs union with the EU. Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, said that Labour backs an amendment demanding a confirmatory vote on any deal, which is expected to be tabled by backbenchers. - The Sunday Times.
Britain’s economy will take years to recover from the uncertainty that has seen companies abandon investment plans and move headquarters abroad, economists warned this weekend.
Boris Johnson will dare the Queen to sack him rather than resign as prime minister in an attempt to drive through Brexit on October 31, cabinet ministers have revealed.