Sir Ivan Rogers said he discussed the same dilemma with Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next prime minister. The former diplomat told the Foreign...

Mr Barclay has voiced concerns that the bloc could fail to grant any further extensions forcing MPs to abandon Brexit. MPs have voted three times against...

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox and EU Exit Secretary Stephen Barclay are due to hold discussions with the bloc’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier in...

Mr Barclay suggested to the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier that the government is willing to accept legal guarantees instead of reopening negotiations,...

But they were swiftly rebuffed when Mr Barclay told them he had no power to intervene because Mr Robbins reported directly to Mrs May. Mr Robbins, who...

Theresa May’s deal was roundly rejected by Parliament last week and Mr Barclay said further talks needed to be held with the Brussels bosses once...

Stephen Barclay said it would “trigger even more disagreement” as he insisted the Prime Minister’s deal could still win the backing of MPs in this...

Mr Barclay, who has been a loyal junior member of Mrs May’s government, was a surprise replacement for Dominic Raab, who quit over the draft “divorce”...