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boris johnson insists he is 'all behind' may over brexit

image copyrightpaboris johnson has insisted he is "all behind" theresa may after setting out his own vision of britain after brexit.writing in the daily telegraph, the foreign secretary revived the contested claim brexit could free up £350m a week for the nhs and also said the uk should not pay for eu single market access. he later tweeted he backed the pm, who is making a major eu speech next week.lib dem leader sir vince cable said the £350m figure was "a lie" while jeremy corbyn said it showed tory divisions.in a 4,000 word piece for the newspaper, mr johnson expanded at length on his views about the brexit negotiations with the eu, and the opportunities he said it would give a "bold, thriving" britain when it leaves in march 2019.if britain did continue its membership of the single market and customs union it would make a "complete mockery" of last year's referendum result, he wrote.the uk, he argued, would be "roughly" £350m better off once it had "settled its accounts" with the eu and he said it would be "fine" if "a lot of that money" was spent on the health service. writing later on twitter, mr johnson said that he was "looking forward" to the prime minister's speech next friday in florence - in which she is expected to set out details of the uk's "special partnership" with the eu after brexit."all behind theresa for a glorious brexit," he wrote. the bbc's political correspondent leila nathoo said that although sources close to mr johnson ...