Brexit

Friday, July 19, 2019

Friday, July 19, 2019

Anti-Boris marchers to fly effigy of MP at London rally

Anti-Boris marchers to fly effigy of MP at London rally

Pro-remain campaigners will fly an effigy of Boris Johnson during a 'No to Boris, Yes to Europe' rally this weekend.

Using Queen to prevent no-deal Brexit a ‘ridiculous idea’

Using Queen to prevent no-deal Brexit a ‘ridiculous idea’

A former Supreme Court judge has criticised a plot by Tory MPs to use the Queen to delay the Brexit process.

Alistair Burt: No-deal Brexit cannot be ‘smuggled through’

Alistair Burt: No-deal Brexit cannot be ‘smuggled through’

The MP rebelled against the government yesterday by voting for an amendment that could block a no-deal Brexit.

Government rebels should step down, urges MP

Government rebels should step down, urges MP

Robert Jenrick urged ministers who chose not to vote with the government on a bill aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit to step down.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Leadership race: What has Jeremy Hunt promised?

Leadership race: What has Jeremy Hunt promised?

As the leadership race draws to a close, we look at what Mr Hunt has promised the public in his campaign to become Prime Minister.

Anti-Brexit activists target Boris Johnson with Trump billboard

Anti-Brexit activists target Boris Johnson with Trump billboard

Campaigners have put up a billboard in Boris Johnson's constituency which likens him to the US president Donald Trump.

Rod Liddle: 'No way Boris Johnson can improve Brexit deal'

Rod Liddle: 'No way Boris Johnson can improve Brexit deal'

Columnist Rod Liddle has accused Boris Johnson of failing to offer anything new on Brexit should he win the leadership race.

Brexit Party ‘would not exist’ without Theresa May

Brexit Party ‘would not exist’ without Theresa May

Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney said Theresa May could “absolutely” go down in history as Britain’s worst Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson the leader for ‘extraordinary political times’

Boris Johnson the leader for ‘extraordinary political times’

Conservative MP Robert Buckland said the party needs a leader with the “charisma and campaigning ability of Boris Johnson”.

Theresa May turned her farewell speech into ‘a bit of a whinge’

Theresa May turned her farewell speech into ‘a bit of a whinge’

The outgoing Prime Minister has left it too late to complain about the lack of compromise in politics, according to her biographer Rosa Prince.

MPs vote to block suspension of Parliament

MPs vote to block suspension of Parliament

The amendment will make it harder for the next Prime Minister to suspend Parliament to force a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Leadership race: What has Boris Johnson promised?

Leadership race: What has Boris Johnson promised?

As the leadership race draws to a close, we look at what Mr Johnson has pledged so far in his campaign to become Prime Minister.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: No Brexit will 'irreparably damage democracy'

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: No Brexit will 'irreparably damage democracy'

The Brexit Party MEP said the next Prime Minister has a "moral obligation" to leave with or without a deal.

Nick Herbert: Johnson must not ‘sweep aside’ Parliament on Brexit

Nick Herbert: Johnson must not ‘sweep aside’ Parliament on Brexit

The Conservative MP said Boris Johnson has made a “big mistake” by failing to rule out suspending Parliament in order to deliver Brexit.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Candidate for top EU job 'ready' to extend Brexit deadline

Candidate for top EU job 'ready' to extend Brexit deadline

Jean-Claude Juncker's potential successor has said she is willing to grant another extension to the Brexit deadline.

Boris's condemnation of Trump tweets 'will not hurt trade deal'

Boris's condemnation of Trump tweets 'will not hurt trade deal'

Nigel Evans said Boris Johnson’s criticism of Donald Trump for tweets aimed at four US congresswomen should not hurt any future trade deal.

Jeremy Hunt will fight for a ‘Brexit for everybody’ as PM

Jeremy Hunt will fight for a ‘Brexit for everybody’ as PM

Conservative MP Alistair Burt has said if the Party gets Brexit wrong it will soon face the wrath of voters at a general election.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Founder of pro-Brexit group launches appeal against £20k fine

Founder of pro-Brexit group launches appeal against £20k fine

BeLeave founder Darren Grimes has begun his appeal against a £20,000 fine imposed by the Electoral Commission.

Leadership LIVE: 'Amber Rudd to win Love Island'

Leadership LIVE: 'Amber Rudd to win Love Island'

The pair joked that their colleague Amber Rudd - who shares a forename with Love Island contestant Amber Gill - should win the reality show.

No-deal Brexit would be a ‘democratic outrage’

No-deal Brexit would be a ‘democratic outrage’

The People’s Vote campaign group has said a no-deal Brexit would “cause huge division and ruptures in our democracy”.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Dominic Grieve: ‘Very difficult’ to stay if Boris Johnson wins

Dominic Grieve: ‘Very difficult’ to stay if Boris Johnson wins

He doubts he could remain in the Conservative Party should Boris Johnson win the leadership race.

Tim Martin: Tinkering with Withdrawal Agreement ‘dangerous’

Tim Martin: Tinkering with Withdrawal Agreement ‘dangerous’

The Weatherspoon boss said he is hoping for a no-deal Brexit, as the EU is “becoming undemocratic”.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Femi Oluwole: No-deal Brexit is ‘incredibly undemocratic’

Femi Oluwole: No-deal Brexit is ‘incredibly undemocratic’

He said leaving the European Union without a deal would be “incredibly undemocratic”.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn will demand second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn will demand second Brexit referendum

The Labour leader will put pressure on the next Prime Minister to hold a public vote on whether Britain leaves the EU.

Lord Adonis: Brexit has become a 'far-right project'

Lord Adonis: Brexit has become a 'far-right project'

The Labour peer warned that Brexit, both with a deal or without, would be an "extreme policy".

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

David Lammy denounces ‘offensive’ Anne Widdecombe slave speech

David Lammy denounces ‘offensive’ Anne Widdecombe slave speech

The Labour MP slammed Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe for her debut speech comparing Brexit to slaves rising up “against their owners”.

Boris Johnson can offer ‘feelgood vision’ for Britain

Boris Johnson can offer ‘feelgood vision’ for Britain

Sir Bernard Jenkin believes leadership contender Boris Johnson can make people “feel good” about being British again.

Boris Johnson: It will be a ‘stretch’ to meet police pledge

Boris Johnson: It will be a ‘stretch’ to meet police pledge

He has admitted it will be a “stretch” to meet his leadership campaign promise to boost police numbers by 20,000 within three years.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Brexit Party protest ‘disgusting, childish and disrespectful’

Brexit Party protest ‘disgusting, childish and disrespectful’

Liberal Democrat MEP Caroline Voaden denounced newly-elected Brexit Party MEPs for turning their backs to the European Parliament’s anthem.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

He said the leadership frontrunner has a “clear” plan for leaving the European Union despite a gridlocked Parliament and an unmoving EU.

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Incoming Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney said the European Parliament believes it is “next to impossible” the Brexit deadline can be met.

Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel 'ready to renegotiate' Brexit

Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel 'ready to renegotiate' Brexit

He claimed the German chancellor is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next Prime Minister.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019

Richard Tice: Hunt and Johnson won’t deliver 'proper Brexit'

Richard Tice: Hunt and Johnson won’t deliver 'proper Brexit'

The chairman of the Brexit Party said he doesn’t believe the next Prime Minister will be capable of delivering a “proper Brexit”.

Liam Fox reassured by Jeremy Hunt’s £6 billion Brexit plan

Liam Fox reassured by Jeremy Hunt’s £6 billion Brexit plan

He said Jeremy Hunt’s proposed £6 billion war chest to prepare for a no-deal Brexit can give the UK credibility during EU negotiations.

Jeremy Hunt pledges £6 billion no-deal Brexit 'war chest'

Jeremy Hunt pledges £6 billion no-deal Brexit 'war chest'

The leadership hopeful said farmers should be treated like banks were during the 2008 financial crash in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jeremy Hunt would ‘love’ to have Boris Johnson in cabinet

Jeremy Hunt would ‘love’ to have Boris Johnson in cabinet

He joked he would make rival Boris Johnson the "Secretary of State for Collective Responsibility".

Sturgeon: Next PM like choice between being hit by lorry or bus

Sturgeon: Next PM like choice between being hit by lorry or bus

She said the choice of either candidate is like “asking me if I'd prefer to be run down by a lorry or a bus”.

Jeremy Hunt: Johnson Brexit claim ‘flies in the face of reality’

Jeremy Hunt: Johnson Brexit claim ‘flies in the face of reality’

The Foreign Secretary slammed Boris Johnson’s claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is a “million-to-one”.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Nigel Farage the ‘biggest political genius’ in 20 years

Nigel Farage the ‘biggest political genius’ in 20 years

Brexit Party MEP Jonathan Bullock said Boris Johnson is “jealous” of the party for its recent success.

Boris Johnson keeps option to suspend Parliament on the table

Boris Johnson keeps option to suspend Parliament on the table

He declined to rule out suspending Parliament in order to force through Brexit by the October 31 deadline.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Brexit

Extending Brexit deadline will leave UK 'on the run' from EU

Extending Brexit deadline will leave UK 'on the run' from EU

Sir Bernard Jenkin said Britain risks being stuck in a perpetual extension of the Brexit deadline if it fails to leave on October 31.

Liam Fox slams Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plans

Liam Fox slams Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plans

He has rubbished Boris Johnson’s claim the UK could use world trade rules to continue tariff-free trade with the EU in a no-deal Brexit.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt has hit out at his fellow Tory leadership candidate after Boris Johnson called on him to commit to leaving the EU on October 31. 

‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell has shared his thoughts after interviewing the Tory leadership frontrunner.

Dominic Grieve: ‘Boris Johnson is not taken seriously abroad’

Dominic Grieve: ‘Boris Johnson is not taken seriously abroad’

Dominic Grieve: ‘Boris Johnson is not taken seriously abroad’

Boris Johnson is not taken seriously by politicians abroad, Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has claimed. 

Boris Johnson will leave EU ‘do or die, come what may’

Boris Johnson will leave EU ‘do or die, come what may’

He has reaffirmed his commitment to leaving the European Union by October 31 “come what may”.

Boris Johnson - the talkRADIO interview

Boris Johnson - The talkRADIO interview

Boris Johnson is the favourite to be the next Prime Minister at a time of turmoil and transition.

Boris Johnson: ‘Simply unfair’ to discuss family life in public

Boris Johnson: ‘Simply unfair’ to discuss family life in public

He has once again refused to discuss a late-night incident at his girlfriend’s home that led to police being called to the property.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Kate Hoey

Labour and Tories will be ‘decimated’ if Brexit not delivered

Labour and Tories will be ‘decimated’ if Brexit not delivered

Kate Hoey has said the Conservative Party and Labour are “going to be decimated” if they fail to deliver Brexit.

Nigel Farage: I would do a ‘deal with the Devil’ to deliver Brexit

Nigel Farage: I would do a ‘deal with the Devil’ to deliver Brexit

The Brexit Party leader would “do a deal with the Devil” to get a “proper clean Brexit”, he has revealed.

Andrew Bridgen: Election is ‘only solution’ to Brexit deadlock

Andrew Bridgen: Election is ‘only solution’ to Brexit deadlock

The Tory MP said he believes a general election is the “only one solution” to implementing the will of the people over Brexit.

Boris Johnson: ‘We are not going to bottle it’ on Brexit

Boris Johnson: ‘We are not going to bottle it’ on Brexit

The leadership contender has reiterated his determination to leave the European Union by October 31, after a weekend of media scrutiny over his private life.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

‘No renegotiation’ of Brexit deal despite new Prime Minister

‘No renegotiation’ of Brexit deal despite new Prime Minister

There will be “no renegotiation” of the Brexit deal despite the change in leader, according to European Council president Donald Tusk.

Party to investigate after Tory MP branded ‘disgrace’ by colleague

Party to investigate after Tory MP branded ‘disgrace’ by colleague

Party to investigate after Tory MP branded ‘disgrace’ by colleague

An investigation will be launched into messages sent to a Tory MP by a party colleague that branded her a "disgrace".

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Dominic Raab: Boris Johnson is ‘wonderfully mercurial’

Dominic Raab: Boris Johnson is ‘wonderfully mercurial’

Dominic Raab: Boris Johnson is ‘wonderfully mercurial’

Dominic Raab has described the frontrunner as “wonderfully mercurial” and the only candidate committed to leaving the EU by October 31.

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