Brexit Update: Sunday 1st July 2018

The former head of MI6, Sir Richard Dearlove, is urging the Prime Minister to ditch the EU Galileo satellite system saying that "we shouldn’t touch Galileo with a barge pole". He is joined by senior defence adviser Professor Gwythian Prins.

President Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, told members of the Tory MP European Research Group that the US President will do a deal with the UK two years after we've left the EU.

The Tory cabinet must unite or we'll get a botched Brexit and risk ending up with a Corbyn government, says the chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 committee, Sir Graham Brady.

Over 30 Tory MPs have signed a letter telling the PM, Theresa May, not to cave in to the Brussels bullies.

But according to the Sunday Times, Theresa May is saying she will not be bullied out of office. Ans the same newspaper reveals a security breach by the Number Ten Europe adviser, Ollie Robbins, who left papers detailing the UK Brexit position on on a Eurostar train.

A Number Ten aide said that it was time for the EU to show more flexibility after all the concessions that the UK has made.

But the EU says that the PM won't meet her aim of getting a deal by October.

Ireland should get out of the EU customs union to ensure there is no hard border in Ireland says Ray Bassett in News Letter.

Europol statistics are distorted and do not show the true dangers posed by extremist Islamist terrorists says Tom Wilson in CapX.

Jacob Rees-Mogg is modern – he's just got himself a Snapchat account!

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