Brexit

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Brexit

Julia and Tom Brake clash over Brexit terminology

Julia and Tom Brake clash over Brexit terminology

The breakfast show host refused to let the politician describe a no-deal Brexit as "crashing out" of the EU.

Theresa May

Brexit briefing: Theresa May 'working hard' to secure support for deal

Brexit briefing: Theresa May 'working hard' to secure support for deal

EU leaders have accepted a request from the Prime Minister to extend Article 50, on the condition MPs support Mrs May's withdrawal deal next week.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wes Streeting: The prime minister has ‘extraordinary cheek’ to blame MPs

Brexit: Theresa May has ‘extraordinary cheek’ to blame MPs

Brexit: Theresa May has ‘extraordinary cheek’ to blame MPs

Labour MP Wes Streeting has said that the prime minister has “extraordinary cheek” to blame MPs for the stalling Brexit negotiations during her speech on Wednesday night.

EU set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22

EU set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22

The European Union looks set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22, so long as MPs approve Theresa May's withdrawal deal in a House of Commons vote next week.

People's vote second referendum

PM ‘best recruiter’ for People’s Vote

PM ‘best recruiter’ for People’s Vote

Theresa May has been the “best recruiter” for the People’s Vote campaign, according to Alastair Campbell.

Brexit Tourist

Comedian tours EU apologising for Brexit

Comedian tours EU apologising for Brexit

A 30-year-old comedian visited all 28 countries in the EU to apologise for Brexit.

MPs urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making

MPs urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making

MPs urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making

MPs have been urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making skills ahead of further key Brexit votes.

John Challis

'Blame Del Boy for Brexit', says John Challis

'Blame Del Boy for Brexit', says John Challis

Del Boy is to blame for Brexit, according to fellow Only Fools and Horses actor John Challis.

Nicky Morgan

Nicky Morgan: 'May has confirmed her inflexibility'

Nicky Morgan: 'May has confirmed her inflexibility'

Conservative MP Nicky Morgan has called on Theresa May to resign if her deal is rejected for a third time.

Petition

Petitions site crashes after 600k demand Brexit is cancelled

Petitions site crashes after 600k demand Brexit is cancelled

A petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled has crashed a government website, after more than 600,000 people signed it.

Merkel and May

Angela Merkel says she will 'do everything' to stop no-deal Brexit

Angela Merkel says she will 'do everything' to stop no-deal Brexit

German chancellor Angela Merkel says she will work "until the last hour" to try and ensure that Britain does not leave the European Union without a deal.

Sammy Wilson

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

The DUP's Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson has said he doesn't "take any pleasure" from the way in which the Prime Minister and the country have been treated throughout Brexit negotiations.

Theresa May

Daniel Hannan: 'I haven't wanted to criticise the PM until now'

Daniel Hannan: 'I haven't wanted to criticise the PM until now'

The Conservative MEP said it was "extraordinary" to see the Prime Minister blame MPs for the delay to Brexit.

Theresa May

Brexit briefing: May to head to Brussels to secure Article 50 extension

Brexit briefing: May to head to Brussels to secure Article 50 extension

Today the Prime Minister will head to Brussels to appeal to EU leaders to grant her a delay to Brexit.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

‘The UK has been a pain in the arse for decades for the EU’

‘The UK has been a pain in the arse of the EU for decades'

‘The UK has been a pain in the arse of the EU for decades'

A Dutch historian, who went viral for accusing billionaires at this year’s Davos summit of ignoring taxation, said that many people from the Netherlands think “the UK has been a pain in the arse for decades”.

Leader of Brexit party quits over anti-Islam tweets

Brexit Party leader quits after anti-Islam tweets

Brexit Party leader quits after anti-Islam tweets

The leader of The Brexit Party has quit after critici she posted on social media.

Brexit coin threatened by Article 50 extension

Brexit coin threatened by Article 50 extension

Plans for a 50p coin to commemorate Brexit could come unstuck if Theresa May’s request for an extension to Article 50 is granted by EU members.

Donald Tusk

Donald Tusk: Brexit extension is possible

Donald Tusk: Brexit extension is possible

Donald Tusk has said an extension to Article 50 is only possible on the condition that MPs pass the Withdrawal Agreement next week.

Owen Paterson

Owen Paterson's tube anecdote nominated for online award

Owen Paterson's tube anecdote nominated for online award

A Labour MP has nominated the Conservative's anecdote about being approached on the London Underground for the satirical "Didn't Happen of the Year" awards.

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of ‘blackmail, bullying and bribery’

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of ‘blackmail, bullying and bribery’

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of ‘blackmail, bullying and bribery’

The Labour leader has accused Theresa May of a campaign of “blackmail, bullying and bribery” as part of an attempt to gain support for her Brexit deal.

What's in Theresa May's letter to the EU?

What's in Theresa May's letter to the EU?

Theresa May has written a letter to European Council president Donald Tusk requesting an extension of Article 50 until June 30.

Banned ad

Brexit stockpiling advert banned by watchdog

Brexit stockpiling advert banned by watchdog

An advert encouraging people to take out a short term loan to help with Brexit stockpiling has been banned.

'No guarantees' on further Article 50 extensions

'No guarantees' on further Article 50 extensions

The education secretary has refused to guarantee the government will not seek further extensions to Article 50.

Brexit

Brexit deadlock: What happens next?

Brexit: What happens next?

The Prime Minister will write to Brussels today asking for a short extension to Article 50.

Stephen Kinnock

Stephen Kinnock: Time for politics to rediscover 'lost art of compromise'

Stephen Kinnock: Time for politics to rediscover 'lost art of compromise'

The Labour MP said it is time for backbenchers to "step up to the plate" and solve the Brexit impasse.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Civil Service expands to largest size in five years

Civil Service expands to largest size in five years

Civil Service expands to largest size in five years

The UK Civil Service has grown to its largest size for five years, new figures show.

Man spends more than £600 on shop in no-deal Brexit preparations

Man spends more than £600 on shop in preparation for no-deal Brexit

Man spends more than £600 on shop in preparation for no-deal Brexit

A woman has called her husband "mad" after he spent more than £600 on a shop in preparation for a no-deal Brexit.

Vote Leave fined £40k for sending spam text messages

Vote Leave fined £40k for sending spam text messages

Vote Leave fined £40k for sending spam text messages

Pro-Brexit campaign group Vote Leave has been fined £40,000 for sending thousands of spam text messages in the run-up to the 2016 EU referendum.

Julia

Julia: 'I don't give two monkeys what MPs want!'

Julia: 'I don't give two monkeys what MPs want!'

Ben Bradshaw and talkRADIO host Julia clashed over the Labour member's claims that MPs should get a free vote on whether to stay in the customs union.

Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve: 'Take Brexit deal to a public vote - with option of remain'

Dominic Grieve: 'Take Brexit deal to a public vote - with option of remain'

The Conservative MP called for Theresa May's deal to be voted on by the public to break the Brexit "logjam".

Monday, March 18, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Speaker John Bercow rules out another Brexit vote without ‘substantial’ change

Speaker John Bercow rules out another Brexit vote without ‘substantial’ change

Speaker John Bercow rules out another Brexit vote without ‘substantial’ change

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has ruled out another vote on Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement if the motion is substantially the same as last time.

Brexit march

Farage's Brexit march was never 'about the numbers'

Farage's Brexit march was never 'about the numbers'

Leave Means Leave co-chair Richard Tice has dismissed criticism of the number of marchers that turned up to the 270-mile 'Brexit betrayal' event led by Nigel Farage.

Esther McVey

Esther McVey: Majority of MPs trying to 'frustrate Brexit'

Esther McVey: Majority of MPs trying to 'frustrate Brexit'

The MP said she would vote in favour of Theresa May's deal this week, and appeared on the breakfast show to discuss why.

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable: 'Thoroughly bad' Brexit deal won't get our support

Sir Vince Cable: 'Thoroughly bad' Brexit deal won't get our support

The Liberal Democrat leader said his party will vote against Theresa May's Brexit deal this week, and "won't change" their minds.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage begins 200 mile 'Brexit betrayal' march

Nigel Farage begins 200 mile 'Brexit betrayal' march

The 14-day march has kicked off in Sunderland and will finish in Westminster.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

Owen Paterson

Owen Paterson: MPs 'idiotic' for voting to delay Brexit

Owen Paterson: MPs 'idiotic' for voting to delay Brexit

The Conservative MP said he thought it was "idiotic" for politicians to support a government motion to extend Article 50.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Tim Farron

Tim Farron: Second referendum 'least messy' way of solving Brexit

Tim Farron: Second referendum 'least messy' way of solving Brexit

The former Lib Dem leader said the question of leave or remain was too "vague", and a second referendum was needed to move forward.

Commons

MPs back Brexit delay

MPs back Brexit delay

A total of 412 MPs have voted to delay Brexit, with just 202 voting against it.

John Mann MP

John Mann tells fellow MPs to ‘get on with it and vote deal through’

John Mann tells fellow MPs to ‘get on with it and vote deal through’

Labour MP John Mann has called on his fellow MPs to vote for the Prime Minister’s deal and “let the people get on with their lives”.

Mark Francois MP on Parliament: ‘I have seen better run Parish councils'

Mark Francois MP on Parliament: ‘I have seen better run Parish councils'

Mark Francois MP on Parliament: ‘I have seen better run Parish councils'

Mark Francois from the European Research Group has said that he has seen “better run Parish councils” than what he saw in the House of Commons this week.

EU’s Donald Tusk to ask EU leaders to be open to long Brexit extension

Donald Tusk to ask EU leaders to be open to long Brexit extension

Donald Tusk to ask EU leaders to be open to long Brexit extension

The European Council president has said he would appeal to EU leaders to be open to the option of a long extension on Brexit.

Owen Smith MP to Julia: ‘My fear is that you will win and Brexit will pass’

Owen Smith: ‘My fear is that Brexit will pass’

Owen Smith: ‘My fear is that Brexit will pass’

Labour MP Owen Smith has said that he thinks Brexiteers like talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer will “win and Brexit will pass”.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Spending windfall 'not a bribe' says Treasury minister

Spending windfall 'not a bribe' says Treasury minister

Treasury minister John Glen has denied the Chancellor is attempting to bribe MPs into voting for a Brexit deal.

Dominic Grieve: ‘Substantial majority’ will vote against no-deal

Dominic Grieve: ‘Substantial majority’ will vote against no-deal

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve has said he expects the motion ruling out no-deal to pass with a “substantial majority” tonight.

Brexit

May’s deal ‘is going to come back’ according to Open Europe director

May’s deal ‘is going to come back’ according to Open Europe director

Michael Gove’s former advisor Henry Newman has said the Prime Minister could still convince MPs to back her Brexit deal.

Theresa May

PMQs: May insists UK will leave with a 'good deal' on March 29

PMQs: May insists UK will leave with a 'good deal' on March 29

The Prime Minister told MPs she still believes the UK can leave with a “good deal” on the 29 March.

MPs reject no-deal under any circumstance

MPs reject no-deal under any circumstance

MPs have voted to rule out a no-deal Brexit under any circumstance in a major defeat for Theresa May.

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Remainers would ask for third referendum if they lost again

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Remainers would ask for third referendum if they lost again

The Conservative politician said a second referendum would not be a "solution" to Brexit.

Supermarket

Majority of imports tariff-free in event of no-deal Brexit

Majority of imports tariff-free in event of no-deal Brexit

Around 82 per cent of goods imported from the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit will remain tariff-free, the government has announced.

James Cleverly

'Deeply unfair' to criticise Theresa May for handling of Brexit

'Deeply unfair' to criticise Theresa May for handling of Brexit

Deputy Conservative chair James Cleverly has said the Prime Minister "inherited" Brexit, and should therefore not be blamed for her handling of it.

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage: No-deal Brexit is an 'act of liberation'

Nigel Farage: No-deal Brexit is an 'act of liberation'

The former UKIP leader has called for politicians to "grasp" the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, claiming it would be an "act of liberation" for the UK.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Nigel Dodds

What is the 'Star Chamber'?

What is the 'Star Chamber'?

Mentions of the 'Star Chamber' have been banded about in the world of politics this week - but what is it?

Gove and Johnson

Brexiteers didn't have 'courage' to tell voters of Brexit consequences

Brexiteers didn't have 'courage' to tell voters of Brexit consequences

Stephen Gethins MP has accused Brexit-backing politicians of not having the "courage" to tell voters what Brexit would mean for the UK.

Theresa May

Theresa May's Brexit deal rejected

Theresa May's Brexit deal rejected

Theresa May's Brexit deal has been defeated by a majority of 149 votes.

Pro-EU activists set up satirical 'March to Leave' website to troll Nigel Farage

Pro-EU activists set up satirical 'March to Leave' website to mock Nigel Farage

Pro-EU activists set up satirical 'March to Leave' website to mock Nigel Farage

Anti-Brexit group Led By Donkeys has created a rival website for the ‘March to Leave’ – which encourages Brexiteers to march from Sunderland to London in support of Brexit.

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