Brexit

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Iain Duncan Smith: UK now ‘much stronger’ in Brexit trade talks

Iain Duncan Smith: UK now ‘much stronger’ in Brexit trade talks

The Brexiteer said the power between the EU and the UK is shifting in post-Brexit trade negotiations ahead of the next round of talks.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Motion for new Brexit bank holiday clears first hurdle

Motion for new Brexit bank holiday clears first hurdle

Tory MP Peter Bone has proposed a “United Kingdom Day” to be held on the Friday nearest June 23 – the anniversary of the 2016 EU referendum.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020

Liz Truss: UK seeking ‘rapid progress’ in US trade deal

Liz Truss: UK seeking ‘rapid progress’ in US trade deal

The International Trade Secretary has said "both sides are very committed" to reaching an agreement as the UK revealed its negotiation aims.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Heathrow CEO: No ‘global Britain’ without airport expansion

Heathrow CEO: No ‘global Britain’ without airport expansion

John Holland-Kaye said stopping the third runway would be "taking back control with one hand and giving it to the French with the other”.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020

UK could abandon trade talks with EU if no progress by June

UK could abandon trade talks with EU if no progress by June

The UK has set out its Brexit trade stance but said if no progress is made by June, it may have to focus on no deal preparations instead.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

David Davis: Failing to reach trade deal would hurt EU more than UK

David Davis: Failing to reach trade deal would hurt EU more than UK

The former Brexit Secretary has claimed Britain has the upper hand in trade negotiations, as officials begin drawing battle lines.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Martin Daubney: Sadiq Khan acting as Mother Teresa of Remainers

Martin Daubney: Sadiq Khan acting as Mother Teresa of Remainers

The former Brexit Party MEP criticised the Mayor’s suggestion that Remain-supporting Londoners keep their EU rights as “gesture politics”.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Sadiq Khan: Let ‘devastated’ Londoners keep EU citizenship

Sadiq Khan: Let ‘devastated’ Londoners keep EU citizenship

The Mayor of London has urged the government to give British nationals to option to pay a fee and keep their EU rights after Brexit.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

‘This isn’t the Brexit I voted for’ says Brexiteer in airport queue

‘This isn’t the Brexit I voted for’ says Brexiteer in airport queue

Colin Browning has faced ridicule after he complained that a 55-minute wait at passport control in Amsterdam was not what he voted for.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Thursday, February 6, 2020

More than three million EU citizens apply to stay in the UK after Brexit

More than three million EU citizens apply to stay in the UK after Brexit

Home Secretary Priti Patel said: "It's the biggest scheme of its kind in British history and means that EU citizens can evidence their rights for decades to come"

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Brexit sparks London 'housing boom'

Brexit sparks London 'housing boom'

Estate agents claim buyer interest is at its highest rate for 15 years

Friday, January 31, 2020

Friday, January 31, 2020

Brexit Day: Vigils to be held in Scotland

Brexit Day: Vigils to be held in Scotland

A “Missing EU Already” rally is set to take place outside Scottish Parliament while Stirling will host a “Keep a Light on for the EU” event.

Nigel Farage: ‘11pm tonight will be remarkable victory for democracy’

Nigel Farage: ‘11pm tonight will be remarkable victory for democracy’

The Brexit Party leader has hailed today as a “moment in history” as Britain gears up for its departure from the European Union.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020

‘Brexit’: How it became a household name

‘Brexit’: How it became a household name

As Britain prepares to leave the EU, new data shows just how many times the word “Brexit” has been used in the House of Commons since 2014.

Lance Forman MEP: Leaving European Parliament a ‘joyous occasion’

Lance Forman MEP: Leaving European Parliament a ‘joyous occasion’

British MEPs are packing up their offices in Brussels as the UK enters its last full day as a member of the European Union.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

Canary editor compares Brexit celebrations to Nazi Germany

Canary editor compares Brexit celebrations to Nazi Germany

Kerry-Anne Mendoza suggests celebrations to mark the UK’s withdrawal from the EU could descend into a “21st century kristallnacht”.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020

Iain Duncan Smith: Next Brexit phase ‘most difficult of all’

Iain Duncan Smith: Next Brexit phase ‘most difficult of all’

The Conservative MP has said Britain now faces the "most difficult phase of all" after Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill became UK law yesterday.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Boris Johnson: We’ve crossed the Brexit finish line

Boris Johnson: We’ve crossed the Brexit finish line

Boris Johnson has hailed crossing the “Brexit finish line” after the Parliament approved his Withdrawal Agreement Bill for the final time.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

MPs to reconsider Brexit deal amendments after Lords defeats

MPs to reconsider Brexit deal amendments after Lords defeats

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal will return to the Commons for further scrutiny today after he suffered five defeats in the House of Lords.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Brexit day Cabinet meeting to be held in north of England

Brexit day Cabinet meeting to be held in north of England

Boris Johnson has planned to take his Cabinet on tour to the North of England as part of his promise to “work for the whole country”.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020

Christine Jardine: We should be giving EU citizens more respect

Christine Jardine: We should be giving EU citizens more respect

The Liberal Democrat MP said EU citizens who have lived and worked in Britain "for decades" should be given an automatic right to remain.

Nigel Farage: Government too embarrassed to celebrate Brexit

Nigel Farage: Government too embarrassed to celebrate Brexit

The outgoing MEP said the decision by Commons officials to rule out chiming Big Ben showed the government was "embarrassed" by Brexit.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Six ‘serious criminals’ denied right to live in UK after Brexit

Six ‘serious criminals’ denied right to live in UK after Brexit

The Home Office has finalised the applications of 2.45 million EU citizens to live and work in the UK after Brexit but denied six criminals.

Crowdfunder for Big Ben Brexit bong reaches £100k

Crowdfunder for Big Ben Brexit bong reaches £100k

The fundraising page for Big Ben to chime on January 31 has reached 20 per cent of its target in less than 24 hours.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Calls for church bells to ring for Brexit met with opposition

Calls for church bells to ring for Brexit met with opposition

The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers said it does not endorse ringing bells in churches “for political reasons” such as Brexit.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Mark Francois: I offered to ‘whack’ Big Ben for Brexit myself

Mark Francois: I offered to ‘whack’ Big Ben for Brexit myself

The Conservative MP said it was "brilliant" that the PM has suggested a crowdfunder to meet the costs of "bonging" Big Ben on Brexit day.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Thursday, January 9, 2020

MP: Taking rights of child refugees out of Brexit Bill ‘disgusting’

MP: Taking rights of child refugees out of Brexit Bill ‘disgusting’

Christine Jardine said the government’s decision not to enshrine the rights of child refugees in the Brexit Bill is a "discredit to all of us".

MP calls for public buildings to fly Union flag to mark Brexit day

MP calls for public buildings to fly Union flag to mark Brexit day

Sir John Hayes said flying the national flag would be a "fitting tribute" and would show that Britain is "unafraid of our patriotism".

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

EU official: ‘Impossible’ to agree full trade deal by end of 2020

EU official: ‘Impossible’ to agree full trade deal by end of 2020

Ursula Von der Leyen has said negotiators "cannot expect to agree on every single aspect" of an EU-UK trade deal without an extension.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Monday, January 6, 2020

Nigel Farage will 'never say never' to knighthood or peerage

Nigel Farage will 'never say never' to knighthood or peerage

The Brexit Party leader said the House of Lords "needs to go", but refused to rule out the possibility of becoming a Sir or Lord.

Monday, December 30, 2019

Monday, December 30, 2019

Sajid Javid confirms £3bn to help farmers ‘thrive’ after Brexit

Sajid Javid confirms £3bn to help farmers ‘thrive’ after Brexit

The Chancellor said farmers can enter the new year "with confidence" after announcing the funds to support them after the UK leaves the EU.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019

Brexit withdrawal bill passes House of Commons

Brexit withdrawal bill passes House of Commons

Boris Johnson's Withdrawal Bill to leave the European Union has passed through the House of Commons.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Lib Dem MP: Bill to block Brexit delay ‘utterly reckless’

Lib Dem MP: Bill to block Brexit delay ‘utterly reckless’

Daisy Cooper has said there is "absolutely no way" the UK could negotiate a trade deal by December 2020, as Boris Johnson has promised.

Boris Johnson to block further Brexit delay

Boris Johnson to block further Brexit delay

Ministers have re-worked the Withdrawal Agreement Bill to "legally prohibit" any further extensions to the Brexit deadline.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Monday, December 16, 2019

Woman 'fixated' with ex-MP Anna Soubry jailed for harassment

Woman 'fixated' with ex-MP Anna Soubry jailed for harassment

A Brexiteer who was "fixated" with the Remain-supporting former MP has been given a 28-day jail sentence and three year restraining order.

MPs to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal this week

MPs to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal this week

The Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) will be brought before the Commons on Friday.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Friday, December 13, 2019

Femi Oluwole: ‘The battle is lost’

Femi Oluwole: ‘The battle is lost’

The second referendum campaigner said he will now focus his efforts on holding Boris Johnson to account over his Brexit deal.

People’s Vote campaign to ‘rebrand’ after Conservative win

People’s Vote campaign to ‘rebrand’ after Conservative win

The campaign for a second Brexit referendum has conceded that its goal is no longer on the cards and will now fight for a "fair deal".

Wetherspoons boss £44m richer following election result

Wetherspoons boss £44m richer following election result

Brexiteer Tim Martin has become £44 million richer as the stock market reacted to Boris Johnson’s landslide election win.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Layla Moran: I am a Remainer as much as I am a woman

Layla Moran: I am a Remainer as much as I am a woman

The Liberal Democrat candidate has said she could never give up campaigning for the UK to stay in the European Union.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Brexit Party MEPs quit to back Boris Johnson’s deal

Brexit Party MEPs quit to back Boris Johnson’s deal

Nigel Farage said he was "disappointed" that three of his MEPs had quit the party in order to support the Prime Minister's Brexit deal.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Nish Kumar booed off stage for Brexit jokes at charity gig

Nish Kumar booed off stage for Brexit jokes at charity gig

The comedian had bread thrown at him and was booed off stage after making political jokes at the Lord's Taverners charity lunch.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Matt Hancock: NHS is not for sale

Matt Hancock: NHS is not for sale

The Health Secretary responds to a claim by Jeremy Corbyn that the service could be privatised

Monday, November 25, 2019

Monday, November 25, 2019

Chuka Umunna: Only Boris Johnson knows whether he is a racist

Chuka Umunna: Only Boris Johnson knows whether he is a racist

He accused Boris Johnson of saying and doing “racist” things, but did not go so far as to call him a racist.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019

Plaid Cymru offers ‘green jobs revolution’ in manifesto launch

Plaid Cymru offers ‘green jobs revolution’ in manifesto launch

Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price has promised to create tens of thousands of jobs in a “green jobs revolution” during his manifesto launch.

Nigel Farage launches Brexit Party platform with immigration pledge

Nigel Farage launches Brexit Party platform with immigration pledge

The Brexit Party leader called for an immigration cap, a halving of the foreign aid budget and the scrapping of HS2.

Keir Starmer: Country will not go back to normal after Brexit

Keir Starmer: Country will not go back to normal after Brexit

Sir Keir Starmer has warned Britain “won’t go back to normal” no matter whether Britain leaves the European Union or decides to stay.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Labour to reveal manifesto for ‘real change’

Labour to reveal manifesto for ‘real change’

Jeremy Corbyn will reveal Labour’s manifesto, which is set to include a second Brexit referendum and free broadband for all.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Donald Tusk: ‘Don’t give up’ on reversing Brexit

Donald Tusk: ‘Don’t give up’ on reversing Brexit

The outgoing European Council president urged Remain campaigners not to "give up" in their fight to stop Brexit.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP has ‘cast-iron mandate’ for second Indyref

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP has ‘cast-iron mandate’ for second Indyref

The leader of the SNP has said a vote for her party would be a chance to "escape Brexit" and put Scotland's future back in its own hands.

Sir Roger Gale willing to back 'flawed' Brexit deal

Sir Roger Gale willing to back 'flawed' Brexit deal

The Tory candidate said he "couldn't understand" the PM's Brexit deal, but argued it was in the interests of the country to get it "done".

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Lib Dems pledge £50bn for public services if Brexit is stopped

Lib Dems pledge £50bn for public services if Brexit is stopped

Jo Swinson has said stopping Brexit would generate a £50 billion "remain bonus" that her party would put into public services.

Michael Gove: If Diane Abbott can't back a Corbyn deal, how can we?

Michael Gove: If Diane Abbott can't back a Corbyn deal, how can we?

The cabinet minister slated the Labour leader's Brexit policy, joking that it was "as clear as an apology from Vicky Pollard".

Jean-Claude Juncker: PM told 'so many lies' during Brexit campaign

Jean-Claude Juncker: PM told 'so many lies' during Brexit campaign

The outgoing European Commission president accused Boris Johnson of lying ahead of the 2016 referendum.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Tory Brexit countdown clock now counts days since October 31

Tory Brexit countdown clock now counts days since October 31

It is accompanied by a sign which blames opposition parties for the Brexit delay.

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