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'War cabinet' to deliver Brexit by Oct 31, even if result is no-deal : Head of top-level group says govt working on assumption that EU will not strike fresh agreement

Jul 29, 2019 - The Business Times Singapore

BRITAIN'S prime minister Boris Johnson has established a "war cabinet" to deliver Brexit regardless by Oct 31.

Michael Gove, Senior Policy Adviser and Manager of Cabinet Committees, is responsible for no-deal preparations.

In an article in the The Sunday Times, Mr Gove wrote that the government was working on the assumption that Brussels would not strike a fresh agreement.

Mr Gove will head the "war cabinet" and other members are Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid, Foreign...