Hunt says he may ‘pay a price’ after refusal to guarantee Brexit by Christmas

Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has acknowledged he may “pay a political price” after saying he could not guarantee he would take Britain out of the EU by Christmas.

In an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Neil, the Foreign Secretary said he was not prepared to make the commitment when it was clear Parliament could block it.

He said prime ministers should “only make promises they know they can deliver”.

However, after his leadership rival Boris Johnson said it would be “insane” to delay Brexit again, Mr Hunt admitted his “honesty” could cost…
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