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      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...

      UK GDP growth beats expectations as Nissan reiterates commitment to Sunderland plant
      Oct28

      UK GDP growth beats expectations as Nissan reiterates commitment to Sunderland plant

      UK GDP growth beats expectations as Nissan reiterates commitment to Sunderland plantPreliminary data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) yesterday showed that the UK’s GDP grew by 0.5% in the third quarter of 2016. This beat the latest consensus forecast of 0.3%, and the -0.1% predicted by the Treasury before the referendum...

      Schulz “optimistic” on CETA but Canada laments “the end and the failure of the discussions”
      Oct24

      Schulz “optimistic” on CETA but Canada laments “the end and the failure of the discussions”

      Schulz “optimistic” on CETA but Canada laments “the end and the failure of the discussions”The Canadian government has walked away from talks with Belgium’s Wallonia region that were aimed at breaking the deadlock over the CETA trade deal with the EU. Chrystia Freeland, the Canadian Trade Minister, regretted “the end and the failure of the...

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