Brexit backstop

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Sammy Wilson

DUP’s Sammy Wilson: Brexit will not ‘take us back’ to the Troubles

DUP’s Sammy Wilson: Brexit will not ‘take us back’ to the Troubles

Sammy Wilson, DUP’s Brexit spokesman has said that “there is absolutely no reason that leaving the EU should take us back” to the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Theresa May promises to deliver Brexit that ‘honours’ UK’s commitments to Northern Ireland

Theresa May promises to deliver Brexit that ‘honours’ UK’s commitments to Northern Ireland

Theresa May promises Brexit deal that ‘honours’ commitments to Northern Ireland

Theresa May will insist that she will deliver a Brexit deal that “honours our commitments to Northern Ireland”, admitting that she knew it was a “concerning time”.

Iain Duncan Smith: ‘The ball will be back in the EU’s court’ after UK rejects Irish backstop proposals

Iain Duncan Smith: If EU want UK to have an 'orderly' Brexit, the ball is in their court

Iain Duncan Smith: If EU want an 'orderly' Brexit, the ball is in their court

Former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has said that the “ball will be back in the EU’s court” if they want the UK to leave the EU in an “orderly” way.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Daniel Hannan MEP: ‘No serious self-respecting democracy’ can agree to the backstop

Daniel Hannan MEP: ‘No serious self-respecting democracy’ can agree to the backstop

Daniel Hannan MEP: ‘No self-respecting democracy’ can agree to the backstop

Daniel Hannan, the Conservative MEP for the south east England has said that “no serious self-respecting democracy” would agree to the Irish backstop.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

MPs will get a vote on triggering the backstop or extending transition period if no new agreement by end of 2020

MPs will get a vote on triggering the backstop or extending transition period if no new agreement by end of 2020

MPs will get vote on triggering the backstop if no new agreement by end of 2020

Prime Minister Theresa May has assured MPs that they would get a vote on triggering the backstop, or extending the implementation period, if there is no new agreement by December 2020.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

 Kate Hoey MP: After ‘back-stabbing’ the DUP, Theresa May cannot expect loyalty

Kate Hoey MP: After ‘backstabbing’ the DUP Theresa May cannot expect loyalty

Kate Hoey MP: After ‘backstabbing’ the DUP Theresa May cannot expect loyalty

Labour MP Kate Hoey has said that the Prime Minister should not “expect loyalty” from the DUP after “backstabbing” them over the Irish Brexit backstop.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Nigel Evans MP: ‘The Prime Minister knows she is in dangerous territory’ over her Brexit deal

Nigel Evans MP: ‘The Prime Minister knows she is in dangerous territory’ over her Brexit deal

Nigel Evans MP: ‘The Prime Minister knows she is in dangerous territory’

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has said that Theresa May knows she is in “dangerous territory” with the possibility of her EU Withdrawal Agreement being rejected on Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Theresa May accused of allowing EU to use Irish backstop as a ‘negotiating ploy’

Theresa May accused of allowing EU to use Irish backstop as a ‘negotiating ploy’

Theresa May accused of allowing EU to use Irish backstop as a ‘negotiating ploy’

The Prime Minister has rejected accusations that she allowed the European Union to use the issue of a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland as a “negotiating play”.

Legal advice confirms backstop will keep the UK in the customs union - but what is a customs union?

Legal advice confirms backstop will keep the UK in a customs union - but what is a customs union?

What is the EU customs union?

A law professor explains what the EU customs union is and what it means for Britain, Northern Ireland and Brexit

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Olly Robbins confirms backstop concerns as Jacob Rees-Mogg says the EU has the UK 'right where they wanted'

Olly Robbins confirms backstop concerns as Jacob Rees-Mogg says the EU has the UK 'exactly where they wanted'

Olly Robbins confirms backstop concerns to Jacob Rees-Mogg

During a Committee for Exiting the European Union session, Jacob Rees-Mogg quizzed Olly Robbins about his reported comments on the backstop and said it was a favourable situation only for the EU

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Damian Green MP: ‘No government has ever published legal advice’ amid calls for Brexit backstop advice to be revealed

Damian Green MP: ‘No government has ever published legal advice’ amid calls for Brexit backstop advice to be revealed

Damian Green MP: ‘No government has ever published legal advice’

Conservative MP Damian Green has said that “no government has ever published legal advice” and that it was “not going to happen”, after former Brexit Secretary David Davis called for Theresa May to publish the legal advice given to the Government on the Irish backstop.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Theresa May and Irish Premier agree backstop is ‘temporary’

Theresa May and Irish Premier Leo Varadkar agree backstop is ‘temporary’

Theresa May and Irish Premier agree backstop is ‘temporary’

Downing Street has released a statement saying the Prime Minister and Irish Premier had agreed the backstop should “only be a temporary arrangement”, but Leo Varadkar said he would not accept a Brexit deal which gives the UK unilateral power to halt the backstop.

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.