Brexit: Justine Greening to stand down at next election saying Tories – AuthenticAfrican

Posted on by Frances Perraudin (now) and Kate Lyons (earlier)

Parliament to resume after summer recess amid Boris Johnson threat to call snap election

Justine Greening, the MP for Putney, has just announced on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme she will not stand in the next election. She blamed “concerns about the Conservative party becoming the Brexit party” and says she can do more for social mobility outside parliament.

Skeptics will say she was likely to lose seat anyway + has been pushing for another referendum anyway - but she’s someone who knows how to win marginal seat and says Johnson won’t offer ‘sensible choice’ to voters

Tuesday’s GUARDIAN: “Johnson’s ultimatum: back me or face a snap Brexit election” #bbcpapers #TomorrowsPapersToday

Tuesday’s Daily MIRROR: “Snappy election” #bbcpapers #TomorrowsPapersToday

Tuesday’s Daily MAIL: “Boris Names Election Date” #bbcpapers #TomorrowsPapersToday

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