Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including Johnson and Javid launching campaigns, PMQs and cross-party bid to rule out no-deal
- Boris Johnson ‘has nothing to hide’, says Liz Truss
- Labour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit
Boris Johnson is speaking now.
He says the economy has grown since the Brexit vote. The “commercial dynamism” of the British people has insulated them from the crisis of our politics.
Geoffrey Cox, the Brexiter attorney general, is introducing Boris Johnson at his launch.
He says, when choosing the next leader, he has had to consider some ‘indispensable requirements”.