Prime minister distances herself from foreign secretary’s renewed £350m a week Brexit claim, saying only ‘Boris is Boris’

Theresa May’s rift with Boris Johnson over Brexit has appeared to deepen, as she dismissed his claim that up to £350m a week could be freed up to spend on the NHS after Brexit; while the foreign secretary began musing openly about life outside government.

Speaking to journalists on Monday on a flight to Canada, the prime minister sought to reassert her authority over the foreign secretary, saying: “This government is driven from the front, and we’re all going to the same destination.”

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