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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP: It was worth losing a day’s pay for lifting the mace to highlight this ‘disgrace of undermining democracy’

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP: It was worth losing a day’s pay for lifting the mace to highlight this ‘disgrace of undermining democracy’

Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP: It was worth losing a day's pay for lifting the mace

Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle has said that it was worth losing a day’s pay over lifting the mace in the House of Commons, because it might “highlight the disgrace of undermining democracy” that is being conducted by Theresa May’s government.

 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

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Theresa May reveals she called off Brexit deal vote over rejection fears

Theresa May reveals she called off Brexit deal vote over rejection fears

In a statement to the House of Commons, the Prime Minister said she had deferred Tuesday's Brexit deal vote because it "would be rejected by a significant margin".

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Government spent almost £100k on Facebook campaign promoting Brexit deal

Government spent almost £100k on Facebook campaign promoting Brexit deal

The UK government spent nearly £100,000 on a Facebook adverts promoting the Prime Minister's Brexit deal in the lead up to the meaningful vote, official figures show.

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.

No-deal Brexit could cost the UK almost 750,000 jobs, claims study

No-deal Brexit could cost the UK almost 750,000 jobs, claims study

No-deal Brexit could cost the UK almost 750,000 jobs, claims study

Almost 750,000 jobs could be lost if the UK leaves the EU without a deal in place, including many in the constituencies of Cabinet members, a new study suggests.

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 of Justice ruling makes ‘the second referendum more likely’, says chair of Leave Means Leave Richard Tice

The European Court of Justice ruling makes ‘the second referendum more likely’, says chair of Leave Means Leave Richard Tice

The ECJ ruling makes ‘the second referendum more likely’, says Richard Tice

Richard Tice, the co-chair of Leave Means Leave has said that the European court ruling that Brexit can be stopped by the UK makes the chances of a “second referendum even more likely”.

‘I would put £10 on Boris Johnson’ to be next Tory leader, says politics professor

‘I would put £10 on Boris Johnson’ to be next Tory leader if it was up to the grassroots, says politics professor

‘I would put £10 on Boris’ to be next Tory leader, says politics professor

Politics Professor Matthew Goodwin, from the University of Kent has said he would “put £10 on Boris” to be the next Conservative leader because he is “popular in the grassroots”.

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

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.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

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Theresa May is 'clutching at straws and clinging to wreckage', says Sir Bill Cash

Sir Bill Cash: Theresa May is 'clutching at straws and clinging to wreckage'

The chair of the European Scrutiny Committee has claimed Theresa May is "clutching at straws and clinging to wreckage" with her Brexit deal.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

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.

Sammy Wilson: 'DUP will withdraw our support' if May pursues deal after meaningful vote

Sammy Wilson: 'DUP will withdraw our support' if May pursues deal after meaningful vote

Sammy Wilson: 'DUP will withdraw our support' if May pursues deal after vote

DUP Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson said the party will back Theresa May if there was a no confidence vote, but would withdraw support if she continued to push her deal after it being voted down

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

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Dragons’ Den’s Theo Paphitis: The Government has treated the public appallingly over Brexit

Dragons’ Den’s Theo Paphitis: The Government has treated the public appallingly over Brexit

Dragons’ Den’s Theo Paphitis: The Government has treated the public appallingly

Dragons’ Den’s Theo Paphitis has said that the Government has treated the British public “appallingly” over Brexit.

Theresa May named world’s second most powerful woman

Theresa May named world’s second most powerful woman

Theresa May named world’s second most powerful woman

Theresa May has held on to her title as the second most powerful woman in the world as she fights to win Parliament's approval of her Brexit deal, according to a ranking by Forbes.

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Brexit deal legal advice to be published after MPs find government in contempt of Parliament

Brexit deal legal advice to be published after MPs vote for contempt motion

The full legal advice about Theresa May's Brexit deal will be published after MPs found the government in contempt of Parliament.

Could the government be found in contempt of parliament over Brexit legal text?

Could the government be found in contempt of parliament over Brexit legal text?

Could the government be found in contempt of parliament over Brexit legal text?

MPs will vote on Monday as to whether the government is in contempt of parliament for not publishing the legal advice relating to the Brexit deal

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Opposition parties launch contempt of Parliament case against Government over failure to publish full Brexit legal advice

Opposition parties launch contempt of Parliament case against Government over failure to publish full Brexit legal advice

Opposition parties launch contempt of Parliament case against Government

The opposition parties, which contains Labour, the Green Party, SNP, DUP, Plaid Cymru and Liberal Democrats, have launched a motion against the Government accusing them of Contempt of Parliament over the failure to publish the full legal advice on Theresa May's Brexit plan.

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”.

Theresa May must 'think again' about Brexit deal if it doesn't get through parliament, says Dominic Raab

Theresa May must 'think again' about Brexit deal if it doesn't get through parliament, says Dominic Raab

Theresa May must 'think again' about Brexit deal if vote is lost, says Raab

Former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said that Theresa May should reconsider the terms of the deal if it's defeated in parliament, and that a rebellion was a 'risk'

Dominic Grieve predicts Tories would 'unite' behind Theresa May in no confidence vote

Dominic Grieve predicts Tories would 'unite' behind Theresa May in no confidence vote

Dominic Grieve predicts Tories would 'unite' behind May in no confidence vote

Former Attorney General Dominic Grieve says he would not vote against the Prime Minister if a no confidence vote in Theresa May was triggered

Irish backstop a 'bad outcome' for the UK, Theresa May secretly warned

Irish backstop a 'bad outcome' for the UK, Theresa May secretly warned

Irish backstop a 'bad outcome' for the UK, Theresa May secretly warned

Chief Brexit adviser Olly Robbins reportedly wrote to Theresa May warning the Irish border backstop would be a 'bad outcome'

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

Exclusive: John McDonnell begins to prepare for Treasury takeover in case of 'government collapse' over Brexit deal vote

Exclusive: John McDonnell begins to prepare for Treasury takeover in case of 'government collapse' over Brexit deal vote

Exclusive: John McDonnell prepares for Treasury takeover in case of election

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has written to Treasury Secretary Tom Scholar asking for an urgent meeting in case the government collapses over Brexit deal

Labour supporting a second referendum would alienate working class voters, says Labour Leave chair

Labour supporting a second referendum would alienate working class voters, says Labour Leave chair

Labour supporting a second referendum would 'alienate working class voters'

Brendan Chilton of Labour Leave told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Labour should not support a second Brexit referendum

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Sir Vince Cable: 'Theresa May's no-deal threats are scaremongering of the worst kind'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Theresa May's no-deal threats are scaremongering of the worst kind'

Vince Cable: Theresa May's no-deal threats 'scaremongering of the worst kind'

Sir Vince Cable has criticised the Prime Minister's assertion that she'll step up no-deal preparations if MPs refuse to back her Brexit deal

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

Matt Hancock struggles to describe how the NHS would benefit from Brexit

Matt Hancock struggles to describe how the NHS would benefit from Brexit

Matt Hancock struggles to describe how the NHS would benefit from Brexit

When asked by MP Luciana Berger what the benefits of leaving the EU would be for the NHS, Health Secretary Matt Hancock appeared to struggle to give an answer

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.

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Peter Bone MP: Theresa May's deal will 'not end Brexit'

Peter Bone MP: Theresa May's deal will 'not end Brexit'

The Conservative MP has branded Theresa May's Brexit deal a "phallacy", and claimed it does not deliver on the outcome of the EU referendum.

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.

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Lord Adonis: Theresa May's Brexit deal will leave UK in a 'zombie limbo state'

Lord Adonis: Theresa May's Brexit deal will leave UK in a 'zombie limbo state'

The Labour peer has claimed Theresa May's divisive Brexit deal will leave the UK in a "zombie limbo state", and in a cycle of "endless negotiations" with the EU.

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".

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”.

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