Boris Johnson to say reversing Brexit vote would be disastrous – Politics live

Follow the day’s political developments as they happen, including the foreign secretary’s ‘road to Brexit’ speech at 11am

Some more detail on those comments this morning from the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, who was addressing the fates of two men accused of leaving Britain to fight with the Islamic State group. He told reporters:

They turned their back on Britain when they left Britain to cause the destruction and commit their hateful crimes. We believe that justice should be done locally and they’re no longer part of Britain, the British people do not want to see them returned.

The foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, will deliver the first of the planned “road to Brexit” series of speeches by government ministers at 11am, in which he will warn that reversing the 2016 referendum would be a “disastrous mistake” and insist that leaving the European Union is “not grounds for fear, but hope”.

However, the Pro-Brexit Labour MP, Chuka Umunna, accused Johnson of hypocrisy; saying it was he who notably engaged in “disgraceful scaremongering with his ridiculous assertion that Turkey was on the verge of joining the EU” during the campaign in 2016.

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