Penny Mordaunt says scrutiny of no deal preparations “certainly not in the interests of this country”.
"Our approach is going to be achingly pragmatic," the Cabinet Office minister said.
Ex-women and equalities minister compares PM to 'Some Mothers Do ’Ave ’Em' character amid serious allegations about the PM's conduct.
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Penny Mordaunt, Chris Grayling and Liam Fox among those out of a job.
Defence secretary goes further than Tory leadership candidates.
Women more likely to earn less, save less and do unpaid work, UK's first female defence secretary says.
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Foreign secretary also claims he has never broken the law, as he bids to become next PM.
Huge boost for foreign secretary in his bid to become prime minister.