Saturday, 13 October 2018

Friday, 12 October 2018

No-deal Brexit threatens food supplies

The government has drafted in a minister to oversee the protection of UK food supplies following rising fears about the impact of a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

The Tory and Labour Brexit cake delusion

Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has sparked concerns in Brussels of a no-deal Brexit after he told EU officials that he will vote against any Brexit that fails to deliver “the exact same benefits” as membership of the EU’s Single Market and customs union.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Brexit warning: car manufacturers may leave UK

A dire warning this month by Britain’s car manufacturers attending the Paris Motor Show: losing frictionless trade with Europe and free movement of people could see them leaving Britain. Yes, it seems that leave really does mean leave.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Churchill's antidote to war: A united Europe

It’s 72 years ago, on 19 September 1946, that war leader and former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, gave his landmark speech at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. He called for Europe to, "build a kind of United States of Europe" to create lasting peace.

Monday, 17 September 2018

Empty hall as MPs debate petition to withdraw Article 50

MPs debated a petition on Monday 10 September to withdraw Article 50 if Vote Leave broke electoral laws. But hardly any MPs turned up.

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Brexit deal is too complicated for a referendum, says minister

On this week’s BBC Question Time, Prisons Minister, Rory Stewart, said we couldn’t have a new ‘People’s Vote’ on the final Brexit deal because, basically, it’s too complicated for a referendum choice.

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Michel Barnier's big BUT

Last week, the pound briefly jumped 1% against the US dollar when the EU’s Chief Negotiator, Michel Barnier said, “We are prepared to offer Britain a partnership such as there never has been with any other third country”.