Jeremy Hunt: I would tell bust businesses no-deal Brexit was worth it

And Labour is not offering an alternative – Putin wins!

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Tory hopeful ramps up rhetoric on EU exit and says he is most likely to make it happen

Jeremy Hunt has said he would willingly tell businesses that go bust because of a no-deal Brexit that their sacrifice was a necessary one, and that he will actively pursue such a course if a new departure plan looks impossible at the start of October.

In a marked escalation of his rhetoric over Brexit, the foreign secretary said that while he did not seek no deal, or believe it would happen if he became prime minister, he would push for it if required to guarantee a timely departure.

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