Boris Johnson: Brexit will symbol ‘new chapter’ for UK, says PM

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The UK is on a verge of a “new chapter” in a history, Boris Johnson has said, as he betrothed to “finish a job” by delivering Brexit within weeks.

In his new year message, a primary apportion pronounced he hoped a nation would “move brazen united” after it leaves a EU on 31 January.

He vowed to oversee “for everyone”, not only those who corroborated him during a polls.

And he pronounced he wanted some-more wealth and fairer event to be a hallmarks of a “remarkable” new decade.

Boosting resources for a NHS, improving a UK’s infrastructure, rebellious aroused crime and safeguarding a sourroundings were among his government’s other categorical priorities for a year ahead, he said.

Mr Johnson, who is now on holiday in a Caribbean, pronounced a “first object on his agenda” when he returned was delivering on a charge of a people and holding a UK out of a EU.

He said: “We can start a new section in a story of a country, in that we come together and pierce brazen united, unleashing a huge intensity of a British people.”

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The Conservatives’ resounding choosing feat on 12 Dec had “driven an electoral bulldozer” by a deadlock in Parliament, he said, and offering a approach out of a “division, sarcasm and uncertainty” surrounding a Brexit discuss given a 2016 referendum vote.

Legislation to sanction a withdrawal agreement with a EU simply privileged a initial jump before Christmas, when MPs corroborated it by a infancy of 124.

Deal ‘in a microwave’

With an 80-seat Conservative infancy in a Commons, a remaining stages of a check are approaching to be finished fast in Jan in time, a PM said, to “get Brexit finished before a finish of this month”.

“That oven-ready understanding we talked about so many during a choosing debate has already had a cosmetic covering pierced and been placed in a microwave,” he said.

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Mr Johnson pronounced giving a NHS a resources it indispensable was his “top priority”

While a UK is set to leave a EU’s institutions during 23.00 GMT on 31 January, negotiations over a destiny mercantile attribute with a 27-member confederation have nonetheless to begin, with experts observant they will be distant worse than those over a terms of a UK’s exit.

Mr Johnson has set himself a deadline of completing an desirous trade understanding by a finish of 2020, when a 11-month transition duration concluded by a dual sides ends. Many heading EU total have expel doubt on a parsimonious calendar and questioned a PM’s statute out of any extension.

Mr Johnson has affianced to put open services during a heart of a One Nation agenda, earnest billions of additional investment for a NHS in a subsequent 4 years and levelling adult schools appropriation opposite England.

Ahead of what is traditionally a many formidable time of a year for a health service, Mr Johnson insisted it was his “top priority” and his aspiration was to yield “state of a art” medical that remained giveaway during a indicate of use.

“The loudest summary we listened during a choosing debate is that people design us – design me – to strengthen and urge a NHS.”

‘Prime apportion for everyone’

He pronounced he directed to broach a “people’s government”.

“I am acutely wakeful that there are millions of people who did not opinion for me and were unhappy by a result,” he said.

“If we are one of them, we wish to encourage we that we will be a primary apportion for everyone, not only those who voted for me. we know that we adore this nation no less, simply since we voted for another celebration or wanted to Remain.”

Mr Johnson, who a year ago was grieving on a backbenches after quitting Theresa May’s government, is pronounced to be formulation a vital cupboard reshuffle and departmental revolution after a UK leaves a EU.

He has also signalled that infrastructure and scholarship will be during a heart of a Budget in March, with a aim of creation a UK “an engine for a ideas of a future”.

He pronounced he wanted to “make a 2020s a decade of wealth and opportunity” with a “fantastically sparkling agenda”.

‘Mitigate a worst’

In his new year message, Jeremy Corbyn has insisted Labour will sojourn a “resistance” to Boris Johnson’s supervision notwithstanding their complicated better while a SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon pronounced leaving a EU was a source of “deep regret” for many Scots and her supervision would do all it could to “mitigate a misfortune impacts”.

Elsewhere, Nigel Farage has pronounced he is in no rush to make any preference about a Brexit Party’s future. He told supporters that a celebration had “changed politics for good”, notwithstanding unwell to elect any MPs after it motionless not to margin possibilities in some-more than 300 Conservative-held seats.

“Don’t let anyone tell we that we have not succeeded in a categorical goals,” he wrote in an email. “We are now assessing thoughts and ideas as to what a subsequent stairs competence be.”

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