A former senior Tory MP has said that the Prime Minister would be ‘out in five minutes’ if he failed to ask for a Brexit extension.
Dominic Grieve said that if Boris Johnson fails to abide by the Benn Act by October 19 he would face a walkout of the civil service.
Speaking to Sky News he said Mr Johnson ‘would be taken to court. I suspect the courts could deal with it very quickly’.
If he continued to ignore the law, Mr Grieve said: ‘At that stage the cabinet secretary and the civil service would refuse to work for him. Read more