Jeremy Hunt – EU will be ‘willing to renegotiate’ Brexit deal
The Foreign Secretary joined Andrew Marr this morning, days after coming second in round one of the ongoing Conservative leadership contest. With a good chance of reaching the final round, Hunt asserted that, unlike frontrunner Boris Johnson, he would be able to persuade other European leaders to amend Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement to remove the controversial backstop arrangement for Northern Ireland:
AM: Have you got any evidence at all that anybody is prepared to [reopen the negotiations]?
JH: When you talk to European leaders, as I do, they want to solve this...