Article 50

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Brexit: 'There are large numbers of Tory MPs concerned about Parliament's role' if no EU deal is obtained, says Dominic Grieve MP

'Tory Brexit Rebel' Dominic Grieve says he doesn't want to defy Theresa May on Article 50 vote

'Tory Brexit Rebel' Dominic Grieve says he doesn't want to defy Theresa May

Dominic Grieve, the MP for Beaconsfield, spoke to Paul Ross he simply wants 'reassurance' before supporting the Government

Brexit: Article 50 bill faces final test in Parliament

Brexit: Article 50 bill changes overwhelmingly rejected

Article 50 bill changes overwhelmingly rejected

Both amendments introduced in the Lords defeated by comfortable margin

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Dispute between UK and European leaders looms over potential fine by EU watchdog

Brexit: Dispute between UK and EU leaders looms over watchdog fine threat

Dispute between UK and EU leaders looms over watchdog fine threat

The Office Européen de Lutte Antifraude (OLAF) insisted Britain is liable for allowing illegal Chinese goods to flood European black markets

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Former Foreign Secretary William Hague urged Mrs May to call an election to win a majority in the House of Commons

George Galloway warns people not to support the 'parasites' in the House of Lords

Brexit: George Galloway warns listeners not to support House of Lords 'parasites'

George Galloway warns us not to support House of Lords 'parasites' on Brexit

George Galloway has warned listeners not be be lured into supporting the House of Lords over Brexit

'Final discussion in the House Lords a last-ditch attempt to stop Brexit by Remain enthusiasts', says Lord Andrew Green

Final Article 50 debate is the last-chance saloon for Remainers, says Lord Green

Final Article 50 debate is the last-chance saloon for Remainers, says Lord Green

Lord Green, chair of Migration Watch UK, spoke to Paul Ross about the Article 50 bill on the eve of its final debate in the upper chamber

Jonny Gould: 'Did the House of Lords consider a plan for integration after EU citizens amendment?'

Jonny Gould: 'Did the House of Lords consider a plan for integration after EU citizens amendment?'

'Did the Lords consider an integration plan after EU citizens amendment?'

Our host made a crucial observation in the wake of the House of Lords voting through an amendment for the Government to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Brexit: UK must give up EU membership perks after leaving, says Francois Hollande

Think Trump will help you after Brexit? Bad choice, Hollande tells Britain

Think Trump will help you after Brexit? Bad choice, Hollande tells Britain

The French president has maintained his position the UK should not hold onto any of the bonuses of EU membership after its departure from the union

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

The 'ping-pong' game could take months... but probably won't

Article 50 Bill: After the Lords amendment, what happens next?

Article 50 Bill: After the Lords amendment, what happens next?

Peers Baroness Hayter and Lord Green help us explain the process of 'ping-pong' which could cause a major headache for Theresa May

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Government Ministers seek to overturn House of Lords demand after first bill defeat

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

The Lords defied Theresa May over an opposition amendment to guarantee the rights of EU nationals

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Brexit bill: 'Both Leave and Remain voters want to protect the rights of EU nationals', says Lord Peter Hain

Brexit bill: 'Both Leave and Remain voters want to protect the rights of EU nationals', says Lord Peter Hain

'Both Leave and Remain voters want to protect the rights of EU nationals'

Peers in the House of Lords are expected to amend the Article 50 bill to protect the rights of EU nationals already living in Britain

Theresa May set for defeat over EU national rights in House of Lords

Theresa May set for Brexit Lords defeat over EU national rights

Theresa May set for Brexit Lords defeat over EU national rights

The Lords want a clause put in the Article 50 bill that EU citizens already in the UK will have the same rights to live and work after Brexit

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Brexit: 'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

Brexit: 'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

Former Prime Minister Sir John Major said that British people are being offered an 'unreal and over-optimistic' vision of Brexit

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Lord Heseltine: 'The people who want to vote on the terms of Brexit just want to remain in the EU', says Iain Duncan Smith

Lord Heseltine: 'The people who want to vote on the terms of Brexit just want to remain in the EU', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Those who want to vote on the terms of Brexit just want to remain in the EU'

Lord Michael Heseltine wants to ensure that Parliament have the ability to veto the Prime Ministers Brexit negotiations, including if she comes away without a deal

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to call for another Scottish independence vote at the same time as the Government trigger Article 50

Immigration: 'Renewable visas and restricted benefits will bring less low skilled workers to the UK', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Immigration: 'Renewable visas and restricted benefits will bring fewer low-skilled workers to the UK', says MEP Daniel Hannan

'Renewable visas and restricted benefits will bring less low skilled workers'

Next month the Government is expected to announce that EU citizens who travel to the UK will no longer have the automatic right to stay permanently

Brexit: Gina Miller explains why she challenged the Government

Brexit: Gina Miller explains why she challenged the Government

Gina Miller believes 'anyone who can should step up when things are wrong'

Businesswoman Gina Miller, well known for challenging the Government's right in court to trigger Article 50 without Parliamentary approval, has responded to David Vance to explain why she did it

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Brexit: 'Problem facing the House of Lords is most of them were put there by Tony Blair', says Tory MP Kwasi Kwarteng

Brexit: 'Problem facing the House of Lords is most of them were put there by Tony Blair', says Tory MP Kwasi Kwarteng

'Problem facing the House of Lords is most of them were put there by Tony Blair'

Kwasi Kwarteng, Tory MP for Spelthorne, told Julia Hartley-Brewer the former Prime Minister's speech will raise issues for the Lords

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lawyer defends Lord Neuberger's accusation against the press after Article 50 High Court ruling

Lawyer defends Lord Neuberger's accusation against the press after Article 50 High Court ruling

Lawyer defends Lord Neuberger's accusation against press after Article 50 ruling

There was outrage from Eurosceptic newspapers after the court ruled, in 2016, that Theresa May couldn't trigger Article 50 without Parliament's approval

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Twitter mocks Jeremy Corbyn for 'fight starts now' tweet

Twitter lampoons Jeremy Corbyn for 'fight starts now' Brexit tweet

Twitter lampoons Jeremy Corbyn for 'fight starts now' Brexit tweet

The Labour leader posted a tweet to say 'the real fight starts now' following the Brexit vote

The bill to trigger the Brexit negotiations has passed the House of Commons, despite Remainers' best efforts

Brexit: The House of Lords has defied the Government 16 times this year - will it do so again?

The Lords has defied the Government 16 times this year. Will it do so again?

Now the bill to trigger Article 50 has passed the Commons, atttention is now turning to the upper chamber. But will it really defy Theresa May?

'Debate the Brexit bill, but don't frustrate the will of the people', says Iain Duncan Smith MP

Article 50 bill: The Lords can debate but they mustn't frustrate, says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith tells Lords: 'Debate, but don't frustrate'

The Tory grandee and former minister spoke to Paul Ross after the article 50 bill passed its final vote in the House of Commons

'Brexit is national suicide, if constituents asked me to vote leave I would have resigned', says Stephen Pound MP

Labour Article 50 rebel Stephen Pound says Brexit is 'national suicide' and he'd have quit rather than vote Leave

'Brexit is national suicide, to vote for it would be insane', says Stephen Pound

MPs have voted in agreement of the Article 50 bill meaning that the draft legislation will now move to the House of Lords, however not all MPs are pleased

Brexit: Labour party under fire after Jeremy Corbyn's ally Clive Lewis resigns

Brexit: Labour in crisis as Jeremy Corbyn ally Clive Lewis resigns

Labour in crisis as Corbyn ally resigns ahead of Article 50 vote

The MP for Norwich South and former shadow business secretary resigned his position, claiming he was acting in the interests of his constituents

Brexit: David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

Brexit: David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

The bill passed its final vote unamended on Wednesday evening

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn resignation claims dismissed by political editor

Jeremy Corbyn resignation claims dismissed by political editor

But David Wooding suggests Jeremy Corbyn faces huge problems ahead of tonight's final vote on Article 50

Brexit is 'a serious risk', says Dominic Grieve MP ahead of final Article 50 bill vote

Brexit: Remainer Dominic Grieve MP claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

Remain MP Dominic Grieve claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

The MP for Beaconsfield and former attorney general said the country needs 'good governance' ahead the negotiations

Brexit: Article 50 bill to enter the final stages in the House of Common

Brexiteers compared to jihadis as Article 50 bill nears final Commons vote

Brexiteers compared to jihadis as Article 50 bill nears final Commons vote

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) bill will undergo a key vote tonight (Wednesday)

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn imposes three-line whip on Labour MPs to back Brexit bill at next vote

Jeremy Corbyn imposes three-line whip on Labour MPs to back Brexit bill at final vote

Corbyn imposes new three-line whip on Labour MPs to back Brexit bill

Jeremy Corbyn will impose a three-line whip on his MPs to back triggering Article 50 at third reading of the Bill

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

George Galloway: 'I've known Diane Abbott 30 years, the attacks she's faced sicken me'

George Galloway: I've known Diane Abbott 30 years and the Brexit attacks she's faced sicken me

George Galloway: 'I'm sickened by the attacks on Diane Abbott'

Our presenter came to the defence of the Shadow Home Secretary after she was too ill to vote on the first reading of the Brexit bill

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Article 50 vote: 'Dianne Abbott was in the House of Commons that day, despite not voting', says political commentator

Article 50 vote: Diane Abbott was in the Commons that day, despite not voting, says political journalist

'Diane Abbott was in the Commons on day of Article 50 vote'

The Labour MP and shadow home secretary has been accused of cowardice from fellow MPs after she missed the Article 50 vote on Wednesday due to illness

Theresa May has struck a conciliatory tone in her discussion of migrants' post-Brexit right

Brexit: Theresa May told 'don't harm our people' by Spanish Prime Minister

Theresa May told 'don't harm our people' by Spanish Prime Minister

Mariano Rajoy tells May Brexit must be quick and constructive

New legal challenge over 'hard Brexit' to be heard at High Court

New legal challenge over 'hard Brexit' to be heard at High Court

New legal challenge over 'hard Brexit' to be heard at High Court

This case is over the UK's membership of the European Economic Area (EEA)

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Labour Brexit rebel Owen Smith on voting against Article 50: 'I'm Churchillian'

Labour Brexit rebel Owen Smith on voting against Article 50: 'I'm Churchillian'

Smith said he believes he acted in the interests of his party and his constituents

Labour Brexit rebel Louise Ellman: ‘Lots of people regret Voting Leave – I counted six in my constituency’

Labour Brexit rebel Louise Ellman: ‘Lots of people regret voting Leave – six people have told me so’

Article 50 rebel says 'at least six people have told me they regret Brexit'

Prominent Leave campaigner and Labour MP Louise Ellman voted against Article 50 yesterday, claiming it was due to the Remain vote in her constituency

Brexit: 'Majority of MPs now agree with the public, divisions are healing,' says John Redwood MP

The Brexit divisions are finally healing, says Leave campaigner John Redwood

The Brexit divisions are finally healing, says Leave campaigner John Redwood

John Redwood, the MP for Wokingham, claimed the majority of MPs are now united in implementing Brexit after the bill

Brexit Bill Labour rebels: 'Those who campaigned to Remain still have no insight to why they lost the referendum', says Gisela Stuart MP

Vote Leave chair Gisela Stuart calls out Labour Brexit rebels, saying they 'lack insight'

Vote Leave chair blasts Labour Brexit rebels, saying they 'lack insight'

The MP for Birmingham Edgbaston spoke to Paul Ross after the bill to trigger Article 50 passed by an overwhelming majority last night in the first round of voting.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

'Britain won't be able to conduct any meaningful EU negotiations', says MP Geraint Davies

We should delay Article 50 until the people have had their say on the exit terms, says MP Geraint Davies

'We should delay Article 50 until the people have had their say on the terms'

Geraint Davies believes people should be able to vote to stay in the EU if they don't like the package agreed with the EU

Brexit divorce bill could cost 60 billion euros, says Sir Ivan Rogers

Brexit divorce bill could cost 60 billion euros, says Sir Ivan Rogers

Brexit divorce bill could cost 60 billion euros, says Sir Ivan Rogers

Rogers also tells MPs Brussels doesn't expect Theresa May to walk away without a deal

'The Leave campaign did not clearly state that Brexit could mean punishing tariffs set by the WTO', says Open Britain

Leading Remainer says Article 50 bill is a waste of time and effort

Leading Remainer says Article 50 bill is a waste of time and effort

James McGrory also says no-one told us Brexit would mean punishing tariffs

Brexit bill: 'The people gave their verdict, Parliament must give Theresa May right to trigger Article 50,' says former Vote Leave CEO

Tories are united on Brexit - Europe's now Labour's problem, says former Vote Leave CEO

'Conservatives are united, it's now the Labour Party who are divided on Europe'

Matthew Elliot, a senior fellow at the Legatum Institute thinktank and former Vote Leave CEO, insisted the Brexit vote has to be upheld despite growing tension in the Labour Party

Brexit: Article 50 bill to face first vote in the House of Commons

Brexit: Article 50 bill facing first vote in the House of Commons

Article 50 bill facing first vote in the House of Commons

The bill was heavily debated in Parliament on Tuesday, and today (Wednesday) faces its first real test as turmoil grows in the House of Commons

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

'Debating Article 50 is unnecessary because negotiations could fail', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

UKIP's Gerard Batten: 'If there was a second Brexit referendum, we'd win by even bigger margin'

UKIP Brexit strategist says British people are more convinced than ever to leave

MPs are now debating the Brexit bill, before they vote on whether to trigger Article 50 and begin the Brexit process

'MPs who vote to trigger Article 50 will have their names held to that decision for the rest of their career', says political commentator

MPs who vote to trigger Article 50 will be forever remembered for that decision, says political commentator

'MPs who vote to trigger Article 50 will have their names held to the decision'

MPs are debating the Article 50 bill, as they will have to vote on whether to trigger Article 50, this will begin the Brexit process

'Haggling over the Brexit process needs to stop', says MP Dominic Raab

Brexit haggling needs to stop, says MP Dominic Raab

Brexit haggling needs to stop, says MP Dominic Raab

The Government has published a bill on Article 50, after a debate in Parliament MPs will have to vote on the bill, which could start the Brexit process

'Brexit is the biggest crisis UK has faced since WW2', says British Influence Chairman Peter Wilding

Brexit is biggest crisis UK has faced since WW2, says British Influence Chairman Peter Wilding

'Brexit the biggest crisis UK's faced since WW2', says British Influence

The thinktank's chairman, Peter Wilding, made the claim in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

'The vote on Article 50 is not about Brexit, it's about whether the referendum was valid', says MP Richard Burgon

'Article 50 vote is not about Brexit, it's about whether the referendum was valid', MP Richard Burgon tells George Galloway

'The vote on Article 50 is about whether the referendum was valid'

The Government has published a bill on Article 50 which will be debated in Parliament before MPs vote on whether to trigger it and therefore start the Brexit process

'A soft Brexit is the worst possible option for the UK', says George Galloway

A soft Brexit is the worst possible option for the UK, says George Galloway

A soft Brexit is the worst possible option for the UK, says George Galloway

George Galloway has said a soft Brexit is the worst possible option for the UK, as it's worse than a hard Brexit or staying within the EU

Corbyn has demanded a three-line whip on Article 50

Former Blair PR guru hammers Jeremy Corbyn over Article 50

Former Blair PR guru hammers Jeremy Corbyn over Article 50

John McTernan says Corbyn 'snatched defeat from the jaws of victory'

Labour MPs who quit over the Article 50 vote could be welcomed back to the party within months

Corbyn could welcome back Article 50 Labour rebels within months

Corbyn could welcome back Article 50 Labour rebels within months

MPs who leave Labour's shadow cabinet over the Article 50 vote could be welcomed back within months, it is claimed

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

'Brexit is a big opportunity for Labour to talk to people and bring the country together', says former adviser

Labour's former joke-writer says Jeremy Corbyn is wrong on Brexit vote

Labour's former joke-writer says Jeremy Corbyn is wrong on Brexit vote

Two Labour whips, Jeff Smith and Thangam Debbonaire have said they will not vote in favour of triggering Article 50, despite Jeremy Corbyn telling his MPs they must vote in favour of the bill

'Voting against Article 50 would be telling voters they don't count', says Sir Oliver Letwin

Remainer Oliver Letwin says we can't insult the British people by blocking Brexit

'Voting against Article 50 tells voters they don't count', says Oliver Letwin

The Government have published a bill on Article 50, which Parliament will vote on, after the Supreme Court ruled they must have a say before the Brexit process starts

Article 50 Bill: Julia tells Green Party leader Caroline Lucas, 'it's impossible to predict the future on Brexit'

Article 50 Bill: Julia tells Green Party leader Caroline Lucas 'it's impossible to predict the future on Brexit'

Julia clashes with Green Party leader Caroline Lucas over the Article 50 bill

The Government has already published the bill on triggering Article 50, which will be voted on in Parliament, it contains just two clauses and is 137 words long

Brexit: 'Labour needs to lay out post-Brexit vision', says Labour Leave general secretary

'Labour needs to lay out post-Brexit vision', says Labour Leave general secretary

'Labour needs to lay out post-Brexit vision', says Labour Leave

Brendan Chilton spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the reports of rebellion within the party over Jeremy Corbyn's three-line whip

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

'Having only three days to debate the Article 50 bill is unacceptable', says MP Ben Bradshaw

Labour Brexit rebel Ben Bradshaw says he'll vote to block Article 50 'to protect my constituents'

Labour Brexit rebel says he'll vote to block Article 50 'to protect my voters'

Bradshaw also says three-day debating period is 'unacceptable'

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