Brexit

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Customs union backstop should only last a short time, Michael Gove says

Customs union backstop should only last a short time, Michael Gove says

The Environment Secretary has said the UK's backstop option is 'temporary not permanent'.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

'Brexit has made Britain more welcoming to immigrants', says Michael Gove

'Brexit has made Britain more welcoming to immigrants', says Michael Gove

The Environment Secretary also said Brexit has 'strengthened unionism'.

Boris Johnson urges Leave camp to give PM 'time and space' on customs union

Boris Johnson urges Leave camp to give PM 'time and space' on customs union

The Foreign Secretary has called on Brexiteers to allow Theresa May time to negotiate a deal that delivers her promise to take Britain out of the customs union and single market.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

'The United Kingdom will be leaving the customs union', says PM Theresa May

'The United Kingdom will be leaving the customs union', says PM Theresa May

The Prime Minister made the announcement after arriving in at the EU Western Balkans summit in Sofia.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dozens of Labour peers rebelled in the House of Lords last week to support an amendment which would make EEA membership a negotiating objective for the Government

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Labour is keeping an open mind over Britain being part of the European Economic Area (EEA) after it quits the European Union, says the Labour MP.

Government plans 'ambitious' Brexit white paper amid customs row

Government plans 'ambitious' Brexit white paper amid customs row

The paper would include "detailed, ambitious and precise explanations" of the Government's positions.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Monday, May 14, 2018

David Miliband a 'political has-been' says Brexit commentator

David Miliband a 'political has-been' says Brexit commentator

David Miliband a 'political has-been' says Brexit commentator

David Miliband has returned to UK politics to join forces with Sir Nick Clegg and Nicky Morgan to push for a softer Brexit

Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018

Leave.EU campaign fined £70,000 for overspending and 'inaccurate' finance reports

Leave.EU campaign fined £70,000 for overspending and 'inaccurate' finance reports

Leave.EU fined £70,000 for overspending and 'inaccurate' finance reports

The pro-Brexit campaign was found to have misreported its transactions during the referendum campaign

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Consumers faced with Brexit food price increase, Peers warn

Consumers faced with Brexit food price increase, Peers warn

In a bleak assessment of the impact of Brexity they've warned a hike in food bills.

Lords should not be trying to 'rewrite' Brexit bill, says Iain Duncan Smith

Lords should not be trying to 'rewrite' Brexit bill, says Iain Duncan Smith

Lords should not be trying to 'rewrite' Brexit bill, says Iain Duncan Smith

The former Conservative leader says the intention was always to sever all ties with the EU and the Lords should not be involved

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Theresa May suffers further Brexit defeats from the House of Lords

Theresa May suffers further Brexit defeats from the House of Lords

Theresa May suffers further Brexit defeats from the House of Lords

The Lords backed further amendments to the Brexit withdrawal bill, meaning it'll go to a vote in the House of Commons.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

The customs union is a key part of Brexit – but what is it?

The customs union is a key part of Brexit – but what is it?

The customs union is a key part of Brexit – but what is it?

A breakdown of what the EU customs union involves, and what knock-on effect leaving it would have on the UK

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

"This is nonsense!" Iain Duncan Smith slams Theresa May's customs union proposals

'This is nonsense!' Iain Duncan Smith slams Theresa May's customs union proposals

'This is nonsense!' Iain Duncan Smith slams Theresa May's customs union proposal

The former Conservative leader said that Brexit should mean the UK does not form any sort of partnership

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

House of Lords vetoes a 'no deal' Brexit

House of Lords vetoes a 'no deal' Brexit

A third defeat in Parliament has seen the House of Lords back amendments to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Amendment would prevent Britain leaving the EU without an agreement on a future relationship

Peers expected to back final say for Parliament over Brexit deal

Peers expected to back final say for Parliament over Brexit deal

'One of the most important amendments of the entire process', says shadow Brexit minister

Amber Rudd resigns: does the UK need a dedicated 'immigration department'?

Amber Rudd resigns: does the UK need a dedicated 'immigration department'?

Amber Rudd resigns: does the UK need a dedicated 'immigration department'?

As the Home Secretary steps down, political expert Scott Lucas says the UK's immigration policy urgently needs overhauling

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Home Secretary Amber Rudd: government 'still working on' its position

Minister suggests government 'still working on' its position on customs union

Minister suggests government 'still working on' its position on customs union

'Government is an utter car crash', says Lib Dem MP

Commons to debate EU customs union legislation

Commons to debate EU customs union legislation

Commons to debate EU customs union legislation

A non-binding debate in the House of Commons was proposed by MPs with concerns about the current plans

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The Commons Public Accounts Committee said the Department for Business was "operating in a parallel universe where urgency is an abstract concept"

MP's Committee: 'Grave concerns' over preparation for Brexit

MP's Committee: 'Grave concerns' over preparation for Brexit

The Government's Department for Business is one of the parts of government most deeply affected by EU withdrawal

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Dr Kogan insisted that Facebook's tools were capable of helping campaign groups send targeted advertising

Facebook data in Cambridge Analytica row was 'highly inaccurate'

Facebook data in Cambridge Analytica row was 'highly inaccurate'

The Cambridge academic at the centre of a row over the use of Facebook users' private data has dismissed claims the information could have been used to influence voters

"More clarity" is still needed from the UK, says EU chief Michel Barnier

Brussels: Ball is in Britain's court over Brexit

Brussels: Ball is in Britain's court over Brexit

All those involved "know where the EU stands" but "more clarity" is still needed from the UK, EU chief Michel Barnier said

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Jacob Rees-Mogg: : 'There are a few cave-dwellers in the House of Lords who are committed to opposing Brexit.'

'Cave-dwellers in the House of Lords committed to opposing Brexit', says Rees-Mogg

'Cave-dwellers in the Lords committed to opposing Brexit', says Rees-Mogg

Customs union 'a means to stop Brexit' and peers voted 'to protect vested interests'

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Membership of a customs union is a key Brexit issue

Commons showdown looms as government suffers double defeat on Brexit legislation

Commons showdown looms as government suffers double defeat on Brexit legislation

'Theresa May must listen to the growing chorus of voices and rethink her approach,' says Shadow Brexit Secretary

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Donald Tusk told MEPs that the UK had created the issue as a result of the Brexit vote and had a duty to find a solution

EU President: No Brexit deal without Irish border solution

EU President: No Brexit deal without Irish border solution

European Council president Donald Tusk told MEPs that the UK had created the issue as a result of the Brexit vote and had a duty to find a solution

De La Rue has said it will not contest the Government's controversial decision to choose a Franco-Dutch company

British company drops blue passport contract appeal

British company drops blue passport contract appeal

De La Rue, the current passport provider, said that it had "considered all the options", but would not challenge the move

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Farmer Joe Nesbitt on the border separating the north and south of Ireland

Farms straddling Irish border could get tax-free status, says Davis

Farms straddling Irish border could get tax-free status, says Davis

Small businesses straddling the border an 'area of difficulty'

Some EU nationals could inadvertently become illegal UK residents following Brexit

Thousands of EU citizens 'at risk of losing legal status after Brexit'

Thousands of EU citizens 'at risk of losing legal status after Brexit'

People often don't apply for things in their interests, says Oxford University’s Migration Observatory

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Good Friday Agreement: 'Dublin may have to play hardball over Brexit', says Irish former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern

Good Friday Agreement: 'Dublin may have to play hardball over Brexit', says former Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern

Good Friday Agreement: 'Dublin may have to play hardball over Brexit'

The Good Friday Agreement was signed 20 years ago and Bertie Ahern was one of its key figures

"We can't ignore the opportunities in China" - Amanda Murphy of HSBC tells James Max about post-Brexit foreign opportunities

HSBC Head of Commercial Banking talks to James Max about post-Brexit markets

Amanda Murphy joined James on the Early Breakfast Business show

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

'New centrist party movement comes from concerns over Jeremy Corbyn on Brexit', says Lord Adonis

'New centrist party movement comes from concerns over Jeremy Corbyn on Brexit', says Lord Adonis

'New centrist party movement comes from concerns over Jeremy Corbyn on Brexit'

A new centrist party is reportedly being created to 'break the Westminster mould'

Friday, March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 29: Parenting, Article 50 and The Perrior Awards

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 29: Parenting, Article 50 and The Perrior Awards

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 29

From Article 50 to parenting, MP and KP covered it all

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The signing went 'right to the wire' according to our presenter

'Just get a bloody pen!' – Katie Perrior on signing of Article 50

'Just get a bloody pen!' – Katie Perrior on signing of Article 50

Our presenter had to call the shots when it came to getting the document inked

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 27: Brexit, lamb stew and chocolate

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 27: Brexit, lamb stew and chocolate

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 27

Mike Graham was joined in the studio by Rachel Johnson

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

'Vote Leave accusations are a last-ditch desperate attempt by remainers against Brexit', says MP

'Vote Leave accusations are a last-ditch, desperate attempt by remainers against Brexit', says MP

'Vote Leave accusations are a last-ditch attempt by remainers against Brexit'

MP Nadine Dorries claims accusations against Vote Leave aren't true

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Blue passports: 'If this is the best the Government can come up with, we're in chaos', says journalist

Blue passports: 'If this is the best the Government can come up with, we're in chaos', says journalist

'If blue passports is the best the Government can come up with, we're in chaos'

It's claimed the new blue passport may be made outside of the UK

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Protestors against Brexit transition deal plan to throw fish into River Thames

Fish-throwing anti-Brexit protestors to meet by Thames

Fish-throwing anti-Brexit protestors to meet by Thames

Many have been angered that the UK is to effectively remain subject to the EU's Common Fisheries Policy in the transition period

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

'The EU is trying to make Brexit as painless as possible', says Vince Cable

'The EU is trying to make Brexit as painless as possible', says Vince Cable

'The EU is trying to make Brexit as painless as possible', says Vince Cable

Vince Cable thinks it's nonsense that the EU is trying to hurt Britain

Monday, March 19, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

David Davis (left) and the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier

'Decisive step' towards Brexit has been taken, says EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier

'Decisive step' towards Brexit taken, says EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier

The EU chief presented an agreement alongside Brexit Secretary David Davis that he claims will see Brexit move forward

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

David Davis can 'live with' shorter transition period than planned

David Davis can 'live with' shorter transition period than planned

David Davis can 'live with' shorter transition period than planned

The Brexit Secretary has said he was to agree the transition phase next week

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker tells UK 'you will regret your decision'

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker tells UK 'you will regret your decision'

You will regret this, Juncker tells Brexiteers

The European Commission president said the UK needs to provide more clarity on its future plans

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

John Bercow's behaviour towards colleagues has come under scrutiny

Andrew Bridgen: 'I don't think it takes too much imagining how John Bercow might speak to his staff'

'It doesn't take too much imagining how John Bercow might speak to staff'

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen has given his view on rival John Bercow

'Are you kidding me?' - Julia slams Jack Straw's views on Brexit hindering relationships with allies

'Are you kidding me?' - Julia slams Jack Straw's claim that Brexit makes Sergei Skripal response harder

Julia slams Jack Straw's claim that Brexit makes Sergei Skripal response harder

Jack Straw claimed staying in the EU would make it easier to take action against Russia if it was behind attempting killing of Sergei Skripal

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers Vince Cable over 'racist Brexiteer' comments

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers Vince Cable over 'racist Brexiteer' comments

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers Vince Cable over 'racist Brexiteer' comments

Our host suggested to the Lib Dem leader 'maybe some people just don't want to join his party'

'Disgraceful' - Vince Cable criticised over Brexiteers comments

'Disgraceful' - Vince Cable criticised over Brexiteer comments

Vince Cable criticised over Brexiteer comments

Cable says his much-criticised comments were about Brexiteers being older and has denied calling them racist

Friday, March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

You're playing into the xenophobic Brexiteer smears': Julia rows with London GP over NHS

Julia accuses GP of 'xenophobic Brexit smears' in NHS row

Sarah Jarvis says many people in the NHS are leaving out of fear of Brexit - but Julia says that's nonsense

Philip Hammond is likely to deliver an optimistic Spring Statement

Hammond set to deliver upbeat Spring Statement - but no tax giveaways

Hammond set to deliver upbeat Spring Statement

Growth forecasts likely to rise but the windfall will be banked to cope with Brexit fall-out

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Brexit: 'Donald Tusk and the EU are still behaving as if we don't have to leave'

Brexit: 'Donald Tusk and the EU are still behaving as if we don't have to leave'

Brexit: 'Donald Tusk and the EU are still behaving as if we don't have to leave'

Bernard Jenkin says Donald Tusk speech masks true reality

Brexit: Donald Tusk to meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Ireland

Brexit: Donald Tusk to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Ireland

Brexit: Donald Tusk to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Ireland

The pair are to discuss Brexit negotiations the European Commission's draftwithdrawal agreement and suggested guidelines

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

It is understood that Goldman is testing the waters for a wider post-Brexit move

Goldman Sachs moves UK bankers to Frankfurt in 'Brexit dry run'

Goldman Sachs moves UK bankers to Frankfurt in 'Brexit dry run'

Plans are in motion to relocate around half a dozen investment banking staff to the German financial centre within the coming months

Philip Hammond tells EU financial services Brexit deal is 'mutual interest'

Brexit: Philip Hammond tells EU financial services deal is in 'mutual interest'

Philip Hammond tells EU financial services deal is in 'mutual interest'

Philip Hammond is to give a speech and say individuals depend on cross-border financial services in their day-to-day lives

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Labour warns patient safety could be at risk after Brexit

Labour warns patient safety could be at risk after Brexit

Labour warns patient safety could be at risk after Brexit

Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth is to say it's unacceptable to put the safety of patients at risk because of Brexit

Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Theresa May struck an optimistic but defiant note today

Theresa May maintains 'no deal is better than a bad deal' as she maps out Brexit vision

May maintains 'no deal is better than a bad deal' as she maps out Brexit vision

PM sends message of conciliation to Europe - but maintains her red lines

Robert Peston may have to endure a rather awkward conversation with the ITV

ITV reporter Robert Peston makes major gaffe by claiming to work for BBC

ITV reporter Robert Peston makes major gaffe by claiming to work for BBC

Peston makes major gaffe at Theresa May's headline Brexit speech

Iain Duncan Smith said the EU's sabre-rattling is really a show of weakness

WATCH Iain Duncan Smith: The EU is panicking and Theresa May's going to embarrass them'

IDS: The EU is panicking and Theresa May's going to embarrass them

Tory grandee and staunch Brexiteer said the EU is showing weakness, rather than strength, in its approach to the Brexit talks

Theresa May is giving her long-awaited Brexit speech today

Theresa May wants 'broadest possible agreement' with EU

Theresa May wants 'broadest possible agreement' with EU

Prime Minister setting out Brexit vision after another week of turmoil

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