Brexit LIVE: ‘He didn’t stand up to EU!’ Sunak savaged for ‘keeping UK aligned’ with bloc

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Mr Sunak is in the final two to become the next Tory leader, alongside chief Brexit negotiator Liz Truss. Tory MP John Redwood has claimed that Mr Sunak “did not stand up to the EU” while Ms Truss “insisted” on the Northern Ireland Protocol legislation so that the UK can “control” taxes. In a tweet laying out why he believes Liz Truss is the better candidate for the job, Mr Redwood said: “Stupid attacks on Liz Truss about Brexit. She has insisted on the Protocol legislation to ensure we can control our own taxes and protect our internal market. “Rishi Sunak did not want to stand up to the EU. He would not cut VAT and wanted to keep us aligned with EU rules.”

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‘He didn’t stand up to EU!’ Sunak savaged for ‘keeping UK aligned’ with bloc

Rishi SUnak has been slammed for wanting to keep the UK “aligned with EU rules”.

Mr Sunak is in the final two to become the next Tory leader, alongside chief Brexit negotiator Liz Truss.

Tory MP John Redwood has claimed that Mr Sunak “did not stand up to the EU” while Ms Truss “insisted” on the Northern Ireland Protocol legislation so that the UK can “control” taxes.

In a tweet laying out why he believes Liz Truss is the better candidate for the job, Mr Redwood said: “Stupid attacks on Liz Truss about Brexit. She has insisted on the Protocol legislation to ensure we can control our own taxes and protect our internal market.

“Rishi Sunak did not want to stand up to the EU. He would not cut VAT and wanted to keep us aligned with EU rules.”

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