European Union

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.

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘I submitted my no confidence letter twice’

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘I submitted my no confidence letter twice’

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘I submitted my no confidence letter twice’

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt has admitted that he submitted his no confidence letter in Theresa May twice, after withdrawing it earlier this year when Theresa May brought back a deal from the EU.

Lord Heseltine: ‘The British people were conned’ during the EU referendum

Lord Heseltine: ‘The British people were conned’ during the EU referendum

Lord Heseltine: ‘The British people were conned’ during the EU referendum

Lord Michael Heseltine, a former Deputy Prime Minister has said that the British people were “conned” into voting Leave during the EU referendum in 2016.

Jacob Rees-Mogg: It is in the European Union’s ‘financial interest’ not to ‘punish’ the UK over Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: It is in the European Union’s ‘financial interest’ not to ‘punish’ the UK over Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: It is in the EU’s ‘financial interest’ not to ‘punish' us

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said that the EU is “unlikely” to give the UK a “punishment Brexit” because the UK has a £95bn trade deficit with the EU.

Andrew Bridgen MP: Theresa May now thinks ‘any deal is better than no deal’

Andrew Bridgen MP: Theresa May now thinks ‘any deal is better than no deal’

Andrew Bridgen MP: Theresa May now thinks ‘any deal is better than no deal’

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said that Theresa May now think “any deal is better than no deal”, adding that if the Prime Minister’s agreement was not a bad deal, he did not know “what a bad deal looks like”.

Iain Duncan Smith: The 2017 General Election was ‘one of the worst decisions in history’

Iain Duncan Smith: The 2017 General Election was ‘one of the worst decisions in history’

Iain Duncan Smith: The 2017 Election was ‘one of the worst decisions in history'

Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith has said Theresa May’s decision to hold a General Election in 2017 was “one of the worst decisions made by any government”.

Opposition leaders unite to accuse Theresa May of contempt for Parliament

Opposition leaders unite to accuse Theresa May of contempt of Parliament

Opposition leaders unite to accuse Theresa May of contempt of Parliament

Opposition leaders have joined forces to accuse Theresa May of showing contempt ofParliament.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Theresa May to address MPs as historic Brexit vote is called off

Theresa May to address MPs as historic Brexit vote is called off

Theresa May to address MPs as historic Brexit vote is called off

Theresa May is calling off the vote on her Brexit deal in the face of what had been expected to be a significant defeat at the hands of rebel MPs.

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.

The European Court ruling does not change anything, says former minister

The European Court ruling does not change anything, says former minister

The European Court ruling does not change anything, says former minister

Theresa Villiers, the former Northern Ireland Secretary has said that the European Court ruling that the UK can unilaterally stop Brexit, does not change anything.

UK can unilaterally stop Brexit, says European Court

UK can unilaterally stop Brexit, says European Court

UK can unilaterally stop Brexit, says European Court

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the UK can unilaterally revoke its withdrawal from the EU.

Will the meaningful vote go ahead?

Will the meaningful vote go ahead?

Will the meaningful vote go ahead?

36 hours from the meaningful vote and there is still no certainty over whether it will go ahead.

Gisela Stuart: This is Theresa May’s ‘last chance’ to get a better Brexit deal from the EU

Gisela Stuart: This is Theresa May’s ‘last chance’ to get a better Brexit deal from the EU

Gisela Stuart: This is May’s ‘last chance’ to get a better deal from the EU

Gisela Stuart, Chair of Change Britain has said that Theresa May must use the £39bn divorce bill to negotiate a better Brexit deal, adding that it is “her last chance”.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Gerard Batten warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Brexit does not happen, as thousands march against Theresa May's Brexit deal

UKIP leader Gerard Batten warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Brexit does not happen, as thousands march against Theresa May's Brexit deal

Protesters march against May's deal, as UKIP warns of 'constitutional crisis'

Thousands of people are demonstrating in central London as part of a “Brexit Betrayal” march led by Tommy Robinson and UKIP leader Gerard Batten.

Theresa May warns MPs rejecting her deal would leave UK in ‘uncharted waters’

Theresa May warns MPs rejecting her deal would leave UK in ‘uncharted waters’

Theresa May warns MPs rejecting her deal would leave UK in ‘uncharted waters’

Theresa May has warned Conservative MPs that they risk leaving the UK in ‘uncharted waters’ if they reject her deal on Tuesday.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

ITV scraps plan to host Brexit TV debate on Sunday

ITV scraps plan to host Brexit TV debate on Sunday

ITV scraps plan to host Brexit TV debate on Sunday

ITV says it has scrapped plans to host a televised Brexit debate between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday.

Nigel Farage: If 'we had Brexit', it 'wouldn't matter' if Jeremy Corbyn was Prime Minister

Nigel Farage: If 'we had Brexit', it 'wouldn't matter' if Jeremy Corbyn was Prime Minister

Nigel Farage: If 'we had Brexit', it 'wouldn't matter' if Corbyn won an election

Nigel Farage has said that if the UK succeeds in leaving the European Union, “it would not matter” if Jeremy Corbyn became Prime Minister.

Stanley Johnson: Brexit is a ‘win-win situation’ if May’s ‘nonsensical’ deal is ‘kicked out’

Stanley Johnson: Brexit is a ‘win-win situation’ if May’s ‘nonsensical’ deal is ‘kicked out’

Stanley Johnson: Brexit is ‘win-win’ if May’s ‘nonsensical’ deal is kicked out

Stanley Johnson, father of Boris and Jo Johnson, has said that “whatever happens, it is a win-win situation" as long as MPs rejected Theresa May's deal.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Lord Peter Lilley: ‘We won’t be crashing out of the EU, we will be cashing in’

Lord Peter Lilley: ‘We won’t be crashing out of the EU, we will be cashing in’

Lord Peter Lilley: ‘We won’t be crashing out of the EU, we will be cashing in’

Lord Peter Lilley, a former Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party, has said that if the UK left the European Union without a deal, “we won’t be crashing out, we will be cashing in.”

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”.

Brexit legal advice: What does it say, how does the backstop work and would Theresa May's deal keep the UK aligned to the EU?

Brexit legal advice: What does it say, how does the backstop work and would Theresa May's deal keep the UK aligned to the EU?

Brexit legal advice: The key points

The legal advice from Attorney General Geoffrey Cox to Theresa May on the Brexit backstop has been published. Here's what it says

Peter Bone MP: A no-confidence vote is needed to sort out the Tories ‘one way or another’

Peter Bone: It's a 'possibility' more Tories could submit no confidence letters in Theresa May

Peter Bone: It's a 'possibility' more Tories could submit no confidence letters

Conservative MP Peter Bone has said that a no-confidence vote in Theresa May is needed to sort out the Conservative party “one way or another” so that they can move forward.

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

Dominic Raab: Staying in the EU would be 'historic humiliation' for the UK

Dominic Raab: Staying in the EU would be 'historic humiliation' for the UK

Dominic Raab: Staying in the EU would be 'historic humiliation' for the UK

Dominic Raab has said that Theresa May must 'stand up to Brussels' if her deal is voted down, and that there would be 'costs' to staying in the EU if Brexit was stalled

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox accused of ‘hiding behind convention’ over Brexit legal advice

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox accused of ‘hiding behind convention’ over Brexit legal advice

Attorney General accused of ‘hiding behind convention’ over Brexit legal advice

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox was accused of trying to "hide behind convention" in a bid to prevent publication of Brexit legal advice given to Cabinet.

'No Brexit' is a risk if deal is defeated, says Brexit Secretary

'No Brexit' is a risk if deal is defeated, says Brexit Secretary

'No Brexit' is a risk if deal is defeated, says Brexit Secretary

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay told the Committee for Exiting the European Union that 'no deal or no Brexit' were risks if the deal was defeated

The Government will lose meaningful vote ‘potentially by a large margin’, says DUP’s Peter Weir

The Government will lose meaningful vote ‘potentially by a large margin’, says DUP’s Peter Weir

May will lose meaningful vote ‘by a large margin’, says DUP's Peter Weir

The Democratic Unionist Party’s Education Minister Peter Weir has said that unless “something very strange” happens, the Government will lose the meaningful vote on Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement next week, potentially “by a large margin”.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Universities minister resigns over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Universities minister resigns over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Universities minister resigns over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Universities Minister Sam Gyimah has resigned from his role as Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, describing the Prime Minister’s deal as giving us the UK’s ‘voice and vote’.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Donald Tusk Theresa May

There will be no-deal or no Brexit at all if Parliament rejects PM's deal, says Donald Tusk

Donald Tusk: UK faces no-deal or no Brexit if Parliament rejects PM's deal

The European Council president has said that if Theresa May's Brexit deal is rejected by MPs, the UK will face a no-deal Brexit, or no Brexit at all.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

John McDonnell: ‘I thought Remain would win the referendum'

John McDonnell: ‘I thought Remain would win the referendum'

John McDonnell: ‘I thought Remain would win the referendum'

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said that he “could palpably feel the vote was gone” for Remain before the EU Referendum result was in.

Former Brexit Secretaries Dominic Raab and David Davis win award for ‘Cabinet Resignation of the Year’

Former Brexit Secretaries Dominic Raab and David Davis win award for ‘Cabinet Resignation of the Year’

Dominic Raab and David Davis win award for ‘Cabinet Resignation of the Year'

Former Brexit Secretaries Dominic Raab and David Davis have won an award for the best ‘Cabinet Resignation of the Year’.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Prime Minister's Questions: Tory rebellion and Theresa May's 'weekend shopping list'

Prime Minister's Questions: Tory rebellion and Theresa May's 'weekend shopping list'

Prime Minister's Questions: Tory rebellion and Theresa May's 'shopping list'

What happened in today's PMQs? Political Editor Ross Kempsell breaks down the key moments in the House of Commons.

Theresa May ‘will take no lectures’ from Corbyn who has seen '100 frontbench resignations'

Theresa May ‘will take no lectures’ from Corbyn who has seen '100 frontbench resignations'

Theresa May 'will take no lectures’ from Corbyn who has seen '100 resignations'

The Prime Minister has said she will take “no lectures” from Jeremy Corbyn after he told her to “make way” for an alternative Brexit plan.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Boris Johnson tells Theresa May to debate ‘someone who believes in Brexit’

Boris Johnson tells Theresa May to debate ‘someone who believes in Brexit’

Boris Johnson tells Theresa May to debate ‘someone who believes in Brexit’

Boris Johnson has challenged Theresa May to hold a televised debate with “someone who believes in Brexit”, saying there is “no point” in the proposed debate with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Anti-Brexit campaigners flood Parliament to protest Theresa May's Brexit deal

Anti-Brexit campaigners sign their names on 'battle bus' in protest of Brexit deal

Anti-Brexit campaigners sign their names on 'battle bus' in Brexit deal protest

Over 150 young people have signed their names on a campaign bus to protext the Brexit deal and call for a People’s Vote.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

Theresa May admits she was wrong to say Brexit would stop EU workers ‘jumping the queue’

Theresa May admits she was wrong to say Brexit would stop EU workers ‘jumping the queue’

May admits she was wrong to say Brexit would stop EU workers ‘jumping the queue'

Theresa May has said she used the wrong language when she told business leaders her post-Brexit immigration plans would stop EU workers being able to "jump the queue".

UK will not participate in a European army, says Defence Secretary

UK will not participate in a European army, says Defence Secretary

UK will not participate in a European army, says Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has dismissed suggestions the UK could join a European army.

Theresa May’s deal will leave the UK in the ‘worst of all worlds’, claims Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn: Theresa May’s deal will leave the UK in the ‘worst of all worlds’

Jeremy Corbyn: Theresa May’s deal will leave the UK in the ‘worst of all worlds’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has claimed that the Prime Minister’s EU Withdrawal Agreement would leave the UK in the “worst of all worlds”.

Brexit Secretary admits Theresa May faces a ‘challenging vote’ on her Brexit deal

Brexit Secretary admits Theresa May faces a ‘challenging vote’ on her Brexit deal

Brexit Secretary admits May faces a ‘challenging vote’ on her Brexit deal

Theresa May faces a "challenging vote" when her Brexit deal is put before MPs, the new Brexit secretary has admitted, as the EU's top official warned that the only alternative was leaving without one at all.

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Dominic Raab: The UK is ‘being blackmailed and bullied into a flawed’ Brexit deal

Dominic Raab: The UK is ‘being blackmailed and bullied’ into May's Brexit deal

The former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has described the Prime Minister’s deal as “flawed”, adding that it “suffocates” the opportunities of free trade that Brexit brings.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Ann Widdecombe on Brexit: 'We don't need concessions from the EU - just get on with it!"

Ann Widdecombe on Brexit: Theresa May should 'just get on with it'

Ann Widdecombe tells Dan Wootton that the Prime Minister has 'lost sight' of the fact that the UK will leave the EU as she tries to secure support from Brussels

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

'Natural Death' funeral directors welcome EU formaldehyde ban

'Natural Death' funeral directors welcome EU formaldehyde ban

'Natural Death' funeral directors welcome EU formaldehyde ban

The EU has proposed restrictions to formaldehyde, which is used in embalming bodies, over fears it could increase the risk of cancer

Anti-Brexit campaigners set up shop selling ‘conman’s mustard’ and ‘save our bacon’ to call for a People’s Vote

Anti-Brexit campaigners set up shop selling ‘conman’s mustard’ and ‘save our bacon’ to call for a People’s Vote

Anti-Brexit campaigners set up shop selling ‘conman’s mustard’

A Brexit minimart has popped up on Peckham High Street selling food such as “Conman’s mustard”, “Brexit tomato botchup” and “save our bacon”.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Boris Johnson could face private prosecution over £350 Vote Leave claim

Boris Johnson could face private prosecution over £350m Vote Leave claim

Boris Johnson could face private prosecution over £350m Vote Leave claim

Boris Johnson has been warned he faces private prosecution over the infamous claim – put on a Vote Leave bus during the EU referendum - that the UK sends £350 million a week to Brussels.

UK could remain in extended Brexit transition period until 2022

UK could remain in extended Brexit transition period until 2022

UK could remain in extended Brexit transition period until 2022

The UK could remain tied to the European Union rules and continue paying into Brussels’ budget until the end of 2022.

Ben Bradshaw MP: It is either Theresa May’s deal or no Brexit as MPs will stop ‘catastrophic’ no-deal Brexit

Ben Bradshaw MP: 'A People's Vote is growing more likely by the day'

Ben Bradshaw MP: 'A People's Vote is growing more likely by the day'

Labour MP Ben Bradshaw has said that there are only two options for leaving the European Union; the Prime Minister’s deal or no Brexit, because MPs will stop the “catastrophe” of a no deal Brexit.

Donald Tusk

Document outlining UK's future relationship with EU has been 'agreed', says European Council president

UK-EU future relationship blueprint has been 'agreed', says Donald Tusk

A document outlining the future relationship of the UK and the EU has been "agreed in principle", the president of the European Council has announced.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Bank of England Governor backs Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney backs Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney backs Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has backed the Prime Minister’s EU Withdrawal Agreement and warned that a no deal Brexit would be the “worst outcome”.

Patience is a virtue, says Jacob Rees-Mogg as no confidence letters fail to come in

Patience is a virtue, says Jacob Rees-Mogg as no confidence letters fail to come in

Patience is a virtue, says Jacob Rees-Mogg as ERG fail to produce 48 letters

Jacob Rees-Mogg's efforts to oust Theresa May appear to have stalled as Tory colleagues failed to back his call for a motion of no confidence in their leader.

Flights will not be grounded even in a no deal Brexit, says Easyjet boss

Flights will not be grounded even in a no deal Brexit, says Easyjet boss

Flights will not be grounded even in a no deal Brexit, says Easyjet boss

The boss of airline easyJet has said he is "confident" flights will not be grounded in a no-deal Brexit scenario after recent assurances from Brussels.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

Chlorinated chicken: What will happen to your pet’s food after Brexit?

What will happen to the pet food industry after Brexit?

What will happen to the pet food industry after Brexit?

In recent months, pet owners have been warned of the impact of leaving the European Union on their animals, particularly in the case of travel.

Pupils from Northern Ireland schools walkout over in call for second EU vote

Pupils from Northern Ireland schools walkout calling for second EU vote

Pupils from Northern Ireland schools walkout calling for second EU vote

Hundreds of children from four schools in Northern Ireland have walked out of their classes to call for a referendum on the final Brexit deal.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

Stephen Barclay promoted to Brexit Secretary after Dominic Raab resigns over May's EU agreement

Stephen Barclay promoted to Brexit Secretary after Dominic Raab resigns over May's EU agreement

Stephen Barclay promoted to Brexit Secretary

Leave-supporting Stephen Barclay has been promoted to Brexit Secretary from a ministerial role in the Department for Health.

What is in Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement?

What is in Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement?

What is in Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement?

Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement was published on Wednesday night following the announcement that the Cabinet had approved the draft.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Nigel Farage’s comments branded as ‘pub chat’ by former SNP MP

Nigel Farage’s comments branded as ‘pub chat’ by former SNP MP

Nigel Farage’s comments branded as ‘pub chat’ by former SNP MP

Nigel Farage described the Prime Minister’s proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement as trying to “opt back into” the European Union, adding that it was a “betrayal” - but Mr Farage's comments where called "pub chat" by former SNP MP John Nicolson. 

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