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    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...

    Chancellor sets out plan “to prepare our economy to be resilient as we exit the EU” in Autumn Statement
    Nov24

    Chancellor sets out plan “to prepare our economy to be resilient as we exit the EU” in Autumn Statement

    Chancellor sets out plan “to prepare our economy to be resilient as we exit the EU” in Autumn StatementIn yesterday’s Autumn Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond said, “Our task is now to prepare our economy to be resilient as we exit the EU and match-fit for the transition that will follow.” Hammond said that debt is forecast to rise,...

    May stresses special relationship while Merkel cites human rights in congratulating Trump
    Nov10

    May stresses special relationship while Merkel cites human rights in congratulating Trump

    May stresses special relationship while Merkel cites human rights in congratulating TrumpYesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement, “I would like to congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the next President of the United States…Britain and the United States have an enduring and special relationship based on the values of...

    May pledges to carry out Brexit referendum instruction “in full”
    Nov07

    May pledges to carry out Brexit referendum instruction “in full”

    May pledges to carry out Brexit referendum instruction “in full”Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Prime Minister Theresa May signalled she would resist any attempt to force her to change her approach to leaving the EU. “The people made their choice, and did so decisively. It is the responsibility of the government to get on with the job and to...

    Minister says “Assume nothing” on post-Brexit relations from Nissan deal
    Nov01

    Minister says “Assume nothing” on post-Brexit relations from Nissan deal

    Minister says “Assume nothing” on post-Brexit relations from Nissan dealFollowing speculation that government assurances to Nissan indicate the UK’s negotiating position on membership of the single market and EU customs union, the Work and Pensions Secretary, Damian Green, has said, “Assume nothing at the moment because, I think, a lot of...

    Government reassured Nissan on avoiding tariffs and bureaucratic impediments in EU trade talks
    Oct31

    Government reassured Nissan on avoiding tariffs and bureaucratic impediments in EU trade talks

    Government reassured Nissan on avoiding tariffs and bureaucratic impediments in EU trade talksThe UK Government told Nissan it would seek tariff-free access to EU markets for the motor industry as part of Brexit talks, Business Secretary Greg Clark has said. He told the BBC Andrew Marr show that, while formal negotiations with the EU have not yet...

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