Brexit

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Theresa May

Lord Adonis brands Theresa May the 'worst Prime Minister in living memory'

Lord Adonis: 'Theresa May is the worst Prime Minister in living memory'

The Labour peer branded Theresa May as the "worst Prime Minister in living memory" during an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Labour vote to keep open option for second Brexit referendum

Labour vote to keep open option for second Brexit referendum

Labour vote to keep open option for second Brexit referendum

Labour has kept open the option to reverse the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, by backing a potential second referendum.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects Theresa May’s Chequers plan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects Theresa May’s Chequers plan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects Theresa May’s Chequers plan

Angela Merkel has urged the UK to come to the negotiations with a “different, sensible” Brexit plan as she dismissed Theresa May’s Chequers proposal.

Brexiteer Next boss says no-deal Brexit gridlock at ports 'would be a problem'

Brexiteer Next boss says no-deal Brexit gridlock at ports 'would be a problem'

Brexiteer Next boss says no-deal Brexit gridlock at ports 'would be a problem'

Lord Simon Wolfson, the chief executive of Next, has warned of potential issues if a no deal Brexit caused gridlock at ports

Labour will save UK from ‘catastophe’ no-deal Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Labour will save UK from ‘catastophe’ no-deal Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Labour will save UK from ‘catastophe’ no-deal Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Labour is not trying to “frustrate” the process of leaving the European Union despite keeping open the option of a referendum on remaining in the EU, the Shadow Brexit Secretary has said.

Theresa May

Green MEP calls Conservative post-Brexit immigration policy 'devastating'

Green MEP calls Conservative post-Brexit immigration policy 'devastating'

The Prime Minister is expected to reveal details of her post-Brexit immigration policy at next week's Conservative party conference, and several unions have expressed concern in a Green Party MEP's report

Dogs

Pet owners will have to plan holidays months in advance in a no-deal Brexit scenario, warns British Veterinary Association president

Pet owners will have to plan holidays months in advance in a no-deal Brexit

The president of the British Veterinary Association has warned pet owners that they will have to plan holidays months in advance in a no-deal Brexit scenario due to "extra layers" of testing and paperwork.

Shanker Singham

Shanker Singham: Negotiating Brexit is like 'playing a multi-dimensional chess game'

Shanker Singham: Negotiating Brexit is like playing a 'chess game'

The author of the alternative to Chequers, Plan A+, has told Julia Hartley-Brewer that negotiating Brexit is "very much like playing a multi-dimensional chess game".

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'Super Canada Brexit proposals should unite Leavers and Remainers'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'Super Canada Brexit proposals should unite Leavers and Remainers'

Rees-Mogg: 'Super Canada Brexit proposals should unite Leavers and Remainers'

Jacob Rees-Mogg has praised new Brexit proposals from the Institute of Economic Affairs, saying the are a 'compromise' Brexiteers and Remainers could get behind

Thousands of jobs would be lost with a Canada-style Brexit deal, says CBI boss

Thousands of jobs would be lost with a Canada-style Brexit deal, says CBI boss

Thousands of jobs would be lost with a Canada-style Brexit deal, says CBI boss

Thousands of jobs would be lost if the Government agreed to a Canada-style deal with the European Union, CBI director-general has said.

Jacob Res-Mogg urges Theresa May to seek a Canada-style deal for Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg urges Theresa May to seek a Canada-style deal for Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg urges Theresa May to seek a Canada-style deal for Brexit

Theresa May has been urged to grasp a “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” Canada-style trade deal with the European Union by leading Tory Brexiteers.

Labour Conference: What's Labour's position on Brexit and what new taxes are planned for homeowners?

Labour Conference: What's Labour's position on Brexit and what new taxes are planned for homeowners?

Labour Conference: What are the policies announced so far?

Some of the key policies Labour has covered at its annual conference so far include a second home tax, alcohol care, and a preference for a general election over a second Brexit referendum

John McDonnell: ‘We’ll have a People’s Vote only if we can’t get a General Election’

John McDonnell: ‘We’ll push for a People’s Vote only if we can’t get a General Election’

John McDonnell: ‘We’ll push for People’s Vote only if we can’t get an Election'

John McDonnell has said that the Labour party is pressing “for a General Election” but would “push for a People’s Vote” if they don’t get an election.

Dominic Raab

Dominic Raab brands calls for a second referendum as "nonsense" and "undemocratic"

Dominic Raab brands calls for a second referendum as "nonsense"

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has told Julia Hartley-Brewer he thinks Labour's calls for a second referendum are "nonsense" and "undemocratic".

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Hounslow Council's ruling Labour group pledges support for a second referendum

Hounslow Council's ruling Labour group pledges support for a second referendum

Hounslow Council's ruling Labour group pledges support for a second referendum

Hounslow Council will pass a motion set by the Chair of its ruling Labour group to formally support the People's Vote campaign for a second Brexit referendum

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

The UK has grown in strength as part of the EU, says People’s Vote campaigner

The UK has grown in strength as part of the EU, says People’s Vote campaigner

The UK has grown in strength as part of the EU, says People’s Vote campaigner

Femi Oluwole, the co-founder of Our Future, Our Choice has said that the UK has grown “in strength as a member of the EU”.

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May’s Chequers plan is a ‘dead duck’

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May’s Chequers plan is a ‘dead duck’

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May’s Chequers plan is a ‘dead duck’

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described Theresa May's statement on Friday as "dreadful" as she branded the Chequers proposals a "dead duck".

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Everyone in Labour would support having a General Election’

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Everyone in Labour would support having a General Election’

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Everyone in Labour would support having a General Election’

Kate Hoey has said that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are likely to want a General Election and “everyone in Labour would support” it.

Theresa May: ‘I have always said that no deal is better than a bad deal’

Theresa May: ‘I have always said that no deal is better than a bad deal’

Theresa May: ‘I have always said that no deal is better than a bad deal’

Prime Minister Theresa May has said that “no deal is better than a bad deal” but that the “best outcome” was to leave with a deal.

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Lord Adonis: A people's vote on Brexit is needed at this 'moment of 'crisis'

Lord Adonis: A people's vote on Brexit is needed at this 'moment of 'crisis'

Labour peer, Lord Adonis, has called for a people's vote on Brexit, claiming the public are becoming "increasingly alarmed".

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel has said that the way the EU has treated Theresa May is “shameful” and that they had “humiliated our Prime Minister”.

EU “gangsters and bullyboys” will never be satisfied, warns Nigel Farage

EU 'gangsters and bullyboys' will never be satisfied, warns Nigel Farage

EU 'gangsters and bullyboys' will never be satisfied, warns Nigel Farage

EU “gangsters and bullyboys” will never be satisfied, Nigel Farage has said, instead urging Theresa May to pursue “a simple free trade deal”.

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

As Donald Tusk says Chequers 'will not work', MPs on both sides of the Brexit divide urge Theresa May to come up with another solution

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European Council president mocks Theresa May's Brexit plan on Instagram

European Council president mocks Theresa May's Brexit plan on Instagram

The president of the European Council has posted a dig at Theresa May's Chequers plan on his Instagram page.

No ‘self-respecting democracy’ would accept Chequers deal, says former Brexit Secretary David Davis

No ‘self-respecting democracy’ would accept Chequers deal, says former Brexit Secretary David Davis

No ‘self-respecting democracy’ would accept Chequers deal, says David Davis

No “self-respecting democracy” would accept the terms for Britain’s future relationship with the EU set out in Theresa May’s Chequers plan, the former Brexit Secretary David Davis has said.

Welsh UKIP leader to James Whale: ‘Nigel Farage wants a cult, not a political party’

Welsh UKIP leader to James Whale: ‘Nigel Farage wants a cult, not a political party’

Welsh UKIP leader to James Whale: ‘Farage wants a cult, not a political party'

Neil Hamilton has said that Nigel Farage was “probably the most significant politician” outside of Parliament but that he “doesn’t want a political party, he wants a cult behind him”.

Mike Penning MP

Sir Mike Penning: 'Europe needs to come up with a much better offer to us'

Sir Mike Penning: 'Europe needs to come up with a much better offer to us'

The Conservative MP has claimed that Europe needs to change its stance on the UK leaving the EU or it will "be much more difficult for them".

Brexit

'Businesses need to start getting ready' for Brexit, says Baroness Verma

'Businesses need to start getting ready' for Brexit, says Baroness Verma

Following a report released today on how Brexit will affect business, Baroness Verma has called for clearer guidance on how businesses should prepare for leaving the EU.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Thinktanks unveil radical plan for US-UK Brexit trade deal

Thinktanks unveil 'controversial' plan for US-UK Brexit trade deal

Thinktanks unveil 'controversial' plan for US-UK Brexit trade deal

The “ideal” US-UK free trade deal has been drafted by two thinktanks, which would include unhindered movement of workers between the two countries.

Migration: what did the Migration Advisory Committee's report say?

Migration: what did the Migration Advisory Committee's report say?

Migration: what did the Migration Advisory Committee's report say?

The Migration Advisory Committee released a report with recommendations on how to handle migration after Brexit

DUP Deputy Leader rejects Michel Barnier’s plan for Irish border after Brexit

DUP Deputy Leader rejects Michel Barnier’s plan for Irish border after Brexit

DUP Deputy Leader rejects Michel Barnier’s plan for Irish border after Brexit

The European Union’s Chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said he is read to come forward with an “improved” proposal for the Irish border.

Nicky Morgan tells James Whale: 'Trolling is the worst thing about Brexit'

Nicky Morgan tells James Whale: 'Trolling is the worst thing about Brexit'

Nicky Morgan tells James Whale: 'Trolling is the worst thing about Brexit'

Remainer Nicky Morgan told James Whale that the abuse received online is the worst part of Brexit discourse

Michel Barnier says EU wants to 'de-dramatise' Irish border issue

Michel Barnier says EU wants to 'de-dramatise' Irish border issue

Michel Barnier says EU wants to 'de-dramatise' Irish border issue

Chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the EU was working on 'improved' proposals around the Irish border issue

Mini factory shutdown is 'Brexit-bashing story', says Leave Means Leave co-chair

Mini factory shutdown is 'Brexit-bashing story', says Leave Means Leave co-chair

Mini factory shutdown is 'Brexit-bashing story', says Leave Means Leave co-chair

The news that BMW will temporarily close its Mini plant near Oxford has been 'manipulated', says Leave Means Leave co-chairman

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Alastair Campbell: ‘It is an amazing thing in this country that we always try to devalue education’

Alastair Campbell: ‘It is an amazing thing in this country that we always try to devalue education’

Alastair Campbell: ‘This country always tries to devalue education'

Alastair Campbell has said that the UK “always tries to devalue education” and it was “a myth” that universities do not equip students for “the jobs of the future”.

Vince Cable messes up ‘erotic spasm’ line in keynote speech

Vince Cable messes up ‘erotic spasm’ line in keynote speech

Vince Cable messes up ‘erotic spasm’ line in keynote speech

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable fluffed the key line in his closing speech at the party conference.

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Kopparberg to produce cider in the UK over Brexit fears

Kopparberg to produce cider in the UK over Brexit fears

The Swedish firm looks to mitigate the fallout of Brexit in one of its key markets.

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit could make Novichok investigation more difficult

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit could make Novichok investigation more difficult

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit may make Novichok investigation more difficult

A no-deal Brexit will make it harder for police to protect UK citizens as forces fall back on “slower, more bureaucratic” systems, one of the country’s most senior officers has warned.

Honda boss says no-deal Brexit will cost the car company 'tens of millions'

Honda boss says no-deal Brexit will cost the car company 'tens of millions'

Honda boss says no-deal Brexit will cost the car company 'tens of millions'

A no-deal Brexit would cost car manufacturer Honda tens of millions of pounds, the company’s European boss has warned.

Willie Rennie: The SNP need to 'get off the fence' and back a second Brexit referendum or 'just shut up'

Willie Rennie: The SNP need to 'get off the fence' over second Brexit referendum

The Scottish Lib Dem leader has said the SNP need to "put their money where their mouth" is and join the campaign for a second Brexit referendum.

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Sir Vince Cable: Brexiteers get 'erotic spasm' from thinking about leaving the EU

Vince Cable: Brexiteers get 'erotic spasm' from thinking about leaving the EU

The insult is "a colourful metaphor", Sir Vince said, intended to highlight the economic damage he says hard Brexiteers are intent on wreaking on the UK.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

Downing Street shut down Boris Johnson’s claims he was ‘taken in’ over Brexit

Downing Street shut down Boris Johnson’s claims he was ‘taken in’ over Brexit

Downing Street shut down Boris Johnson’s claims he was ‘taken in’ over Brexit

Downing Street has put down claims from Boris Johnson after he said he and others had been “taken in” over the EU’s backstop option.

Head of Northern Irish civil service ‘deeply concerned’ about no-deal Brexit

Head of Northern Irish civil service ‘deeply concerned’ about no-deal Brexit

Head of Northern Irish civil service ‘deeply concerned’ about no-deal Brexit

The senior civil servant running Northern Ireland’s public services has said that the region could collapse if there was a no deal Brexit.

Lord Adonis: ‘The Government has been doing Project Fear, not me’

Lord Adonis: ‘The Government has been doing Project Fear, not me’

Lord Adonis: ‘The Government has been doing Project Fear, not me’

Lord Andrew Adonis has said that Theresa May “has been doing Project Fear” because she wants to scare MPs into voting for her Chequers deal.

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

In case you missed it, here's our guide to the top news stories over the last week.

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable on Brexit: 'Remain is almost certain to be a good deal better'

Sir Vince Cable on Brexit: 'Remain is almost certain to be a good deal better'

Lib Dem leader, Vince Cable, has clashed with Julia Hartley-Brewer after claiming a second Brexit referendum is needed as the "world has moved on enormously" since the original vote.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Dominic Raab: Britain and EU 'closing in' on Brexit agreement

Dominic Raab: Britain and EU 'closing in' on Brexit agreement

Mr Raab had an "extended" phone call on Friday with the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier.

Labour unlikely to back government on Brexit deal, says Emily Thornberry

Labour unlikely to back government on Brexit deal, says Emily Thornberry

She said they would not vote for a "flimsy bit of paper" simply because the government said the alternative was no-deal.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Brian McFadden: ‘I have a strong feeling we might see a united Ireland’ after Brexit

Brian McFadden: ‘I have a strong feeling we might see a united Ireland’ after Brexit

Brian McFadden: ‘I have a feeling we might see a united Ireland’ after Brexit

Brian McFadden has said that he has “a strong feeling” that Brexit could force a united Ireland because “most people in Northern Ireland don’t want Brexit”.

France could turn back Eurostar trains following no-deal Brexit

France could turn back Eurostar trains following no-deal Brexit

France could turn back Eurostar trains following no-deal Brexit

France has issued a warning that trains and planes from the UK could be turned back following a no-deal Brexit unless there are proper preparations in place.

No-deal Brexit risks becoming self-fulfilling prophecy, says SNP minister

No-deal Brexit risks becoming self-fulfilling prophecy, says SNP minister

No-deal Brexit risks becoming self-fulfilling prophecy, says SNP minister

No-deal preparations risk becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy, Scottish Brexit Minister Michael Russell has said.

No-deal Brexit papers: The key points

No-deal Brexit papers: The key points

A new batch of no-deal contingency plans have been published by the government.

James Cleverly MP on Tory leadership battle: ‘Who would you put your money on? Usain Bolt or Mo Farah?’

James Cleverly MP on Tory leadership battle: ‘Who would you put your money on? Usain Bolt or Mo Farah?’

James Cleverly on Tory leadership battle: ‘It's between Usain Bolt and Mo Farah’

James Cleverly, the Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party asked talkRADIO’s James Whale who he would put money on for a running race, Usain Bolt or Mo Farah to explain why “there is no point now speculating who the best leader is going to be until we know what the challenges are”.

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Chris Heaton-Harris MP: Cabinet meeting will 'mitigate all risk' of a no-deal Brexit

Cabinet meeting will 'mitigate all risk' of no-deal Brexit says MP

Today's meeting of the cabinet will "mitigate all risk" of a no-deal Brexit, Chris Heaton-Harris has told Julia Hartley-Brewer

Theresa May to hold cabinet meeting on no-deal Brexit plans

Theresa May to hold cabinet meeting on no-deal Brexit plans

Theresa May to hold cabinet meeting on no-deal Brexit plans

Prime Minister Theresa May will address the cabinet today to discuss plans for a no-deal Brexit, as documents setting out the UK's contingency plans are published

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