The Commons Leader accused Dr David Nicholl (inset), who rang his LBC radio call-in show, of 'fear-mongering' when asked how many extra deaths he would accept as a result of a lack of drugs and radioactive isotopes under a No Deal Brexit.
The consultant neurologist was involved in Operation Yellowhammer but Mr Rees-Mogg said there was no reason for mortality rates to rise and accused him of 'fear-mongering on public radio'.
In a sign of the anti-establishment campaign he intends to fight, Mr Johnson said he wanted a mandate to pursue the 'people's agenda' of boosting the economy and public services. The typically tub-thumping intervention came after Mr Johnson held a crisis meeting with his Cabinet and spent the afternoon privately urging Tory MPs to fall back into line, including at a reception in the No10 garden (inset top). Ava Macfarlane (top), five, was taken to the Accident and Emergency department at Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre (bottom) by her worried parents after she was left 'gasping for breath'.
Delivering a stark message to Remainers over the crunch showdown tomorrow, Mr Johnson said: 'I want everybody to know there are no circumstances in which I will ask Brussels to delay. However followings checks by a nurse she was discharged with ibuprofen for a 'virus' that was 'going around', a coroner's court heard.
Stephen Waterson pictured with his father, former Conservative MP for Eastbourne, Nigel Waterson (inset right).
Speaking on LBC Radio today, Mr Farage (left speaking at a party event in Colchester, Essex) told his listeners his party is ready for a general election and has previously indicated he would field a rival in every Tory seat if the prime minister did not opt for a hard Brexit.However Mr Johnson faced a Cabinet backlash this evening as Amber Rudd (right) urged him not to kick out Tory MPs who try to stop No Deal.Up to 20 Tory MPs, including several former Cabinet ministers, are poised to join opposition MPs today to try to force Mr Johnson to delay Brexit beyond October 31.The 15-week-old Jack Russell rescue dog - which the couple have named Dilyn - was abandoned by a Welsh farmer for having a misaligned jaw.He was brought to Whitehall by an rescue charity today and was pictured with Miss Symonds, 31, in the garden behind the famous building.