British Prime Minister Theresa May has accused her critics of “playing politics” and undermining the national interest over the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
May made the comments in an interview with the Sunday Times newspaper as her government was under pressure over her “Chequers” Brexit proposals by the likes of her former foreign secretary, Boris Johnson.
The British premier further announced that foreign buyers would see a higher stamp duty rate in an attempt to prevent them from driving up house prices.
The newspaper also ran an interview with former foreign minister, in which he defended his criticism of May.
“Unlike the prime minister, I campaigned for Brexit,” said Johnson. “Unlike the prime minister I fought for this, I believe in it, I think it’s the right thing for our country and I think that what is happening now is, alas, not what people were promised in 2016.”
The European Union, meanwhile, has said that parts…