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    UK not expected to agree financial settlement figure until the close of Brexit negotiations
    Jul19

    UK not expected to agree financial settlement figure until the close of Brexit negotiations

    UK not expected to agree financial settlement figure until the close of Brexit negotiationsPress Association reports that the UK will not agree a final figure on its financial settlement to the EU until near the close of negotiations in March 2019, and will seek to maintain flexibility on the sum until then. However, “sufficient progress” should...

    EU budget commissioner warns Brexit will put a €10bn-12bn hole in EU budget
    Jun29

    EU budget commissioner warns Brexit will put a €10bn-12bn hole in EU budget

    EU budget commissioner warns Brexit will put a €10bn-12bn hole in EU budgetUnveiling a Reflection paper on the future of the EU’s finances, EU budget commissioner Günther Oettinger warned that the “gap in the EU finances arising from the United Kingdom’s withdrawal and from the financing needs of new priorities needs to be clearly...

    Conservative Party announce plans for trade commissioners worldwide in bid to boost trade post-Brexit
    Jun06

    Conservative Party announce plans for trade commissioners worldwide in bid to boost trade post-Brexit

    Conservative Party announce plans for trade commissioners worldwide in bid to boost trade post-BrexitThe Conservative Party yesterday announced Prime Minister Theresa May would establish nine trade commissioners in different regions of the world to promote exports and drive trade policy overseas post-Brexit. In a statement, the Party said,...

    New YouGov poll suggests Conservatives could lose their majority in the House of Commons
    May31

    New YouGov poll suggests Conservatives could lose their majority in the House of Commons

    New YouGov poll suggests Conservatives could lose their majority in the House of CommonsAccording to a new YouGov poll for The Times, the Conservative Party of UK Prime Minister Theresa May could be on course to lose its majority in the House of Commons after next week’s general election. The central scenario of the survey predicts that the...

    Net migration to the UK fell to 248,000 in 2016, as number of EU nationals leaving rose by 31,000
    May26

    Net migration to the UK fell to 248,000 in 2016, as number of EU nationals leaving rose by 31,000

    Net migration to the UK fell to 248,000 in 2016, as number of EU nationals leaving rose by 31,000Net long-term migration to the UK fell to 248,000 last year, a decrease of 84,000 compared with 2015 and the lowest level seen in over two years. This was largely driven by an increase in emigration. Migration levels from the Eastern and Central...

    27 Tory MPs said to be ready to back amendments to Withdrawal Bill
    Feb06

    27 Tory MPs said to be ready to back amendments to Withdrawal Bill

    27 Tory MPs said to be ready to back amendments to Withdrawal BillThe Financial Times reports that the Prime Minister could face a revolt by rebel Conservative MPs who are considering supporting an amendment to give parliament a say in the event that no Brexit deal is reached. Chair of the Conservative European Research Group, Steve Baker, has...

    Post-Brexit trade deal “could be done more quickly” than CETA but Britain will face £50bn “exit bill” in Article 50 negotiations, says EU Brexit negotiator
    Dec16

    Post-Brexit trade deal “could be done more quickly” than CETA but Britain will face £50bn “exit bill” in Article 50 negotiations, says EU Brexit negotiator

    Post-Brexit trade deal “could be done more quickly” than CETA but Britain will face £50bn “exit bill” in Article 50 negotiations, says EU Brexit negotiatorAccording to private minutes obtained by The Daily Telegraph, Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator, said a post-Brexit trade deal “could be done more...

    Keir Starmer: British are “open and tolerant” but on free movement the “status quo is not an option”
    Dec14

    Keir Starmer: British are “open and tolerant” but on free movement the “status quo is not an option”

    Keir Starmer: British are “open and tolerant” but on free movement the “status quo is not an option”Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, said in a speech yesterday that seeking changes to free movement would “make a deal on single market access harder,” but that, nevertheless, “The status quo is not an option.” Starmer said that the...

    Post-Brexit transitional deal would be “generally helpful,” says Chancellor
    Dec13

    Post-Brexit transitional deal would be “generally helpful,” says Chancellor

    Post-Brexit transitional deal would be “generally helpful,” says ChancellorChancellor Philip Hammond yesterday told the Treasury Select Committee that, “There is, I think, an emerging view among businesses, among regulators and among thoughtful politicians – as well as quite a universal view among civil servants on both sides of the English...

    Reuters: Large UK-based international banks want transition period of up to five years after Brexit
    Dec09

    Reuters: Large UK-based international banks want transition period of up to five years after Brexit

    Reuters: Large UK-based international banks want transition period of up to five years after BrexitAccording to a document prepared by law firms and seen by Reuters, large UK-headquartered international banks want the Government to allow their industry to remain subject to EU law for a period of up to five years after the UK formally leaves the...

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