A selection of current Brexit related news feeds

Brexit News Feeds

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21/01/2019 Brexit: Theresa May looks for way to break deadlock ,,The PM is trying to win over Tory Brexiteers and the DUP in order to gain support for a withdrawal deal. www.bbc.co.uk Visit...
21/01/2019 Cameron told me privately Lib Dems would block referendum he promised, Tusk claims - Politics live ,,

Theresa May will make a statement to MPs about what she plans next following the Commons defeat of her Brexit plan

This is from the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg.

May on her feet in Commons shortly - she 'll say more work to do on backstop, but hearing also she might scrap the fee for EU nationals who want to stay after Brexit, and promise select committees and other parties a bigger role in second phase of the negotiations

Here are some more excerpts from the BBC’s ‘Inside Europe: Ten Years of Turmoil’ documentary, the first episode of which goes out a week today.

I told him bluntly come on David, get real. I know that all prime ministers are promising to help you, but believe me the truth is that no-one has an appetite for revolution in Europe only because of your stupid referendum. If you try to force us, to hurry us, you will lose everything. And for the first time I saw something close to fear in his eyes. He finally realised what a challenge he was facing.

David Cameron called me and he informed me that he’s ready to resign. I said, ‘Yes David, it would be very difficult even to imagine that a prime minister who was the leader of remain’s campaign would be just two days later a prime minister negotiating Brexit.’ It was like his day of reckoning was coming, reckoning for his biggest mistake in his life.”

Nothing obliged him to hold the referendum when he did. This would not be the first time that a commitment made at an election had not been kept afterwards, but he wanted to show he could negotiate successfully with Europeans.

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21/01/2019 How do you apply for settled status after Brexit? ,,BBC reporter Helene Daouphars (who is French) looks at how to apply for settled status. www.bbc.co.uk Visit...
21/01/2019 From backstop tweaks to no no-deal: possible amendments to May's next Brexit motion ,,

Several MPs are likely to put forward amendments to PM’s motion on next Brexit steps

Theresa May will publish a motion on Monday setting out the next steps in securing a Brexit deal, to be voted on on 29 January. MPs are likely to put down a raft of amendments to the motion.

The government motion is in “neutral terms” – along the lines of “This House has considered …”. Amendments are not legally binding but if any of them get majority support, there will be considerable political pressure for the government to act according to the will of MPs.

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21/01/2019 David Cameron told Donald Tusk EU referendum would not happen because Tories would not get a majority ,,David Cameron told a top EU chief there was “no risk” of the Brexit referendum taking place because the Conservatives would not win a majority in the 2015 election, it has been revealed. www.politicshome.com Visit...
21/01/2019 MPs must cancel half-term holiday and fix Brexit crisis ,,

Public would not thank MPs for hitting the slopes with seven weeks to Brexit day. PM’s delay tactics make time pressure even more acute.

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21/01/2019 All you need to know about Brexit ,,A guide to plans for the UK to leave the European Union, following the 2016 referendum. www.bbc.co.uk Visit...
21/01/2019 No second vote on Brexit deal likely before February, says No 10 ,,

Vote next week will not be ‘meaningful’ as Theresa May continues to seek solution

Parliament is unlikely to have a second binding vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal until February, Downing Street has said, playing down the significance of the motion that will be voted on next week.

May’s spokesman said the vote due to be held on 29 January was not “a second meaningful vote” and the government’s motion would not spell out in detail the next stage of the prime minister’s plan to get a Brexit agreement through parliament.

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21/01/2019 Patients with these diseases will be hit hardest by no deal ,,

Short shelf-life drugs for chronic diseases - allergies; asthma; diabetes; cancer - are most at risk from months of Brexit disruption.

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21/01/2019 IMF: no-deal Brexit and Chinese slump are biggest economic risks ,,

Escalation of Trump’s trade war with China also a threat, says World Economic Outlook

A no-deal Brexit and a sharper slowdown in China are the biggest risks to growth in the global economy in 2019, the International Monetary Fund has warned in its latest economic outlook.

Amid already falling levels of growth in Europe, China and Japan, the IMF said an escalation of the trade war between Donald Trump and Beijing over the coming months and the UK tumbling out of the EU without a deal would force further downgrades in its forecasts for growth.

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