A selection of current Brexit related news feeds

Brexit News Feeds

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26/04/2018 Labour on course to achieve best result in London for 40 years at local election ,,Labour are set to record their best vote in London for 40 years at next week’s local elections, according to a poll. www.politicshome.com Visit...
26/04/2018 Amber Rudd under fresh pressure as she admits Home Office does have immigration removal targets ,,Home Secretary Amber Rudd is facing renewed calls to quit after admitting that her department does have targets for removing illegal immigrants from the UK - a day after denying that was the case in a grilling by MPs. www.politicshome.com Visit...
26/04/2018 Theresa May has no choice. She must back Labour on a new customs union | Peter Dowd ,,Cross-party agreement on the issue has left the prime minister isolated and facing a showdown in the Commons on Thursday

The government is crashing toward the critical stages of Brexit negotiations. In 11 months we leave the EU and enter a transition period. The prime minister can no longer rely on warm platitudes or catchy phrases, but will soon be judged on the reality of the deal she achieves (or worse, the no-deal she ends up with). The success of Brexit now hinges fundamentally on two questions: whether our new relationship with the EU will put the British economy first, and whether the Good Friday agreement, which has brought lasting peace in Northern Ireland, will be respected.

To achieve both outcomes, the UK must negotiate a new customs union with the EU. This would ensure that no Northern Irish border is necessary. It would also maintain the frictionless movement of goods into and out of the country, keeping many of the benefits of trade with the EU.

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26/04/2018 When will businesses’ Brexit warnings be taken seriously? ,,

One by one the firms that gave Britain its global economic reputation are now telling the truth.

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26/04/2018 Keir Starmer slaps down Len McCluskey over ‘Corbyn-hater’ MP jibe ,,Labour frontbencher Keir Starmer has hit out at Len McCluskey over his attack on “Corbyn-hater” MPs who have challenged the Labour leadership on anti-Semitism. www.politicshome.com Visit...
26/04/2018 Former Labour frontbencher Heidi Alexander 'set to quit Commons' ,,A senior Labour MP is preparing to quit the House of Commons, it has emerged. www.politicshome.com Visit...
26/04/2018 Blackmail fears as Dominic Raab's diary secretary accused of selling sex online ,,Security fears have been raised after a senior aide to Housing Minister Dominic Raab was accused of selling sex online. www.politicshome.com Visit...
26/04/2018 DUP warns it could bring down government if Northern Ireland kept in customs union ,,Theresa May's DUP allies have threatened to bring down the Government if Northern Ireland is kept inside the EU’s customs union after Brexit. www.politicshome.com Visit...
26/04/2018 Three senior cabinet ministers accused of stashing cash for leadership bids ,,A trio of top Tory ministers have been accused of gearing up for potential leadership bids after it was revealed that they had been amassing significant war chests. www.politicshome.com Visit...
26/04/2018 Irish EU commissioner urges May to rethink customs union stance ,,

Phil Hogan to call for a ‘softening of the red lines’ between Brexiters and remainers

Ireland’s EU commissioner has urged Theresa May to face down the “immoderate ideology” of Brexiters and reconsider her position on remaining in a customs union with the EU.

Phil Hogan, the commissioner for agriculture, will tell the senate in the Irish parliament on Thursday that remarks by Jacob Rees-Mogg about Ireland’s beef trade with Britain were “unhelpful and irresponsible”.

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