Lord Frost has ‘grave reservations’ about Penny Mordaunt as PM and says she was moved off Brexit talks
The Independent says Former Brexit minister David Frost has shared his “grave reservations” about Tory leadership contest favourite Penny Mordaunt becoming prime minister in a brutal attack on her credibility.
The Brexit hardliner said the trade minister went missing during negotiations with the EU last year and became such a “problem” that he was forced to ask Boris Johnson to dismiss her from talks.
“I’m sorry to say this, I felt she did not master the detail that was necessary when we were in negotiations,” Lord Frost told TalkTV, attacking her credentials as a Brexiteer. “She wouldn’t always deliver tough messages to the EU when that was necessary.”