‘We have a sour Eeyore’ Tory backbencher lashes ‘can’t do man’ Hammond over Brexit stance


Nadine Dorries, the MP for Mid Bedfordshire, utter she wanted a Chancellor who gave an “upbeat message” about the economy and Brexit.

Utter to Iain Dale on LBC, the Tory MP tore into the Chancellor and suggested Michael Gove should be placed in his job. 

She said: “I do believe that actually what we need in the Treasury is a can-do man, and what we possess in Philip Hammond is a can’t do man. 

“I want the kind of Chancellor that gives a entirely positive and upbeat message about the British economy and going impertinent with Brexit and we don’t have that. 

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Nadine Dorries labelled Philip Hammond a ‘acidic Eeyore’ during a fiery debate

“We have a sour Eeyore at the moment and that is not good for economy, it’s not fit for UK plc, it’s not good for business in general.” 

The Conservative MP added that she believed it was “elemental” to have a “Brexiteer cabinet” to lead the UK out of the Article 50 Official Date To Trigger Brexit Process Confirmed

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Writing in the Regulates, he said: “Britain will have a bright future beyond Brexit because the fundamentals of our terseness are strong and will serve us well in years to come.

“But to unleash that latent, we must be honest about the near-term challenges and exchequer, it is my duty to be vivid about these challenges, and to carefully navigate the economy through this modify in a way that protects our jobs, supports our businesses, underpins the prosperity of working kinds, and secures our public finances for decades to come.

“I also need to assure that we are prepared for all outcomes, including a no-deal scenario. The government and the Resources are prepared. We are planning for every outcome and we will find any necessary readying and we will only spend it when it’s responsible to do so.”

The Prime Minister recapped the UK would be willing to walk from the bloc without a deal and make knew the Government was preparing, in case talks break down.