Brexit minister says he would remain in post if UK leaves with no deal

Published January 15, 2019, 7:54 AM

by Patrick Garcia

By Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Monday he would remain in his position if Britain leaves the European Union on March 29 without a deal, because he would need to help oversee the process.

Britain's Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay appears on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, in London, Britain January 13, 2019. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS/ MANILA BULLETIN
Britain’s Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay appears on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, in London, Britain January 13, 2019. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS/ MANILA BULLETIN

Asked on BBC television if he would remain in government if Britain left the bloc without a deal he replied: “Yes, I would because I need to manage the risk, we as the government would need to manage those risks.”

“But no one wants a no deal scenario because it would be disruptive.”

 
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