Cameron ‘can stay PM if UK votes Leave’

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David Cameron should stay on as PM to lead negotiations with a EU if a nation votes to leave, cupboard apportion Chris Grayling has said

Mr Grayling, who is campaigning for a UK to leave a EU, told a BBC: “I actively wish David Cameron to stay.”

Another Conservative MP, David Davis, also pronounced he could sojourn PM, though would need someone else to lead Brexit talks.

It comes after former chancellor Ken Clarke suggested a PM “wouldn’t final 30 seconds if he mislaid a referendum”.

Although Mr Cameron is campaigning for a UK to sojourn in a European Union, many of his Conservative MPs, and some members of his possess cabinet, are campaigning to leave.

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Mr Clarke, a maestro pro-European Conservative, told a BBC final week Mr Cameron would not be means to sojourn primary apportion if a UK votes to leave a EU in a 23 Jun referendum.


But Commons personality Mr Grayling told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show: “I actively wish David Cameron to stay, not usually since he’s a really good primary minister, though since he indeed has got a relations we need around Europe to build a negotiating process.

“It would be disastrous, in my view, for a Leave means if we opinion to leave and afterwards we get dreaming by a Conservative care contest. He contingency stay, we wish him to stay.”

Asked if Mr Cameron would be means to negotiate Britain’s exit from a EU, carrying campaigned for a other side, Mr Grayling said: “Well, we wish him to be partial of a team, to lead a team, though it needs people who wish to leave in that group as well.”

Mr Davis, a former shade home secretary who Mr Cameron kick for a Conservative care in 2005, told a programme he believed a PM could stay on though would not be means to lead negotiations to leave: “He’d have to designate somebody who a open had faith in, who his possess celebration had faith in, though many importantly who believed in a negotiation. If he did that we don’t see any reason because he shouldn’t go on.”

‘Terrible job’

But Suzanne Evans, a former UKIP emissary president who is on a house of Vote Leave, pronounced Mr Cameron had done a “terrible job” of his EU negotiations forward of a referendum and she believed he should resign, if a UK votes to leave: “I don’t quite wish him to be negotiating on a behalf.”

The central referendum campaigning duration began on Friday and both sides have been stepping adult their arguments about a intensity impact of withdrawal a EU on a NHS and a economy.

Labour’s Yvette Cooper told a BBC it was wrong to advise a UK could leave a EU though sojourn in a singular marketplace but similar to European manners on leisure of movement.

She warned it could cost “£100bn value of trade” and could remove a production jobs “our industrial towns count on”.

“It’s operative category people opposite Britain who will be hardest strike if we finish adult losing those jobs”.

But Mr Grayling said: “We keep articulate about a entrance to their markets. There are millions of European jobs that count on British consumers.”

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