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UK International Trade Secretary Puts Likelihood of No Deal Brexit at 60%

UK International Trade Secretary Puts Likelihood of No Deal Brexit at 60% MOSCOW (Sputnik) – UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox told The Sunday Times newspaper that he saw the chances of a no deal Brexit as “60-40” and put the blame on the European Commission.Source: UK International Trade Secretary Puts Likelihood…

Inside the struggle to oust pro-Brexit Labour MP Kate Hoey

Inside the struggle to oust pro-Brexit Labour MP Kate Hoey Vauxhall MP and prominent Brexit campaigner Kate Hoey is facing a campaign for deselection in her local CLP with a motion that calls for her to be ineligible for re-selection as a Labour Party candidate, and accuses her of “colluding with Farage”.Source:

Irish Gov’t Dismisses PM May’s Threat, Claims UK Can’t Afford Hard Brexit

Irish Gov’t Dismisses PM May’s Threat, Claims UK Can’t Afford Hard Brexit A top Irish politician has dismissed UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s threat to withdraw from the European Union without a deal as “bravado.”Source: Irish Gov’t Dismisses PM May’s Threat, Claims UK Can’t Afford Hard Brexit From News Feed

Despite May’s Brexit Concessions, EU Negotiator Pushes For More Irish Border Control

Despite May’s Brexit Concessions, EU Negotiator Pushes For More Irish Border Control European Union (EU) Brexit negotiators are not keen on the Prime Minister’s customs plans for a “soft” Brexit and are set to continue hammering the UK on the issue of the Irish border at up-and-coming talks. The bloc’s unelected bureaucrats are still intent…

Lead Brexit campaign group faces police inquiry over its spending

Lead Brexit campaign group faces police inquiry over its spending Britain’s officially designated Brexit campaign group, Vote Leave, was fined 61,000 pounds ($81,000) on Tuesday for breaching spending rules in the 2016 referendum and referred to the police by the Electoral Commission. Source:

Ex-Brexit Minister Slams May: Establishment ‘Don’t Want to Leave EU’, Exit Plan Led by ‘Fear and Supplication’

Ex-Brexit Minister Slams May: Establishment ‘Don’t Want to Leave EU’, Exit Plan Led by ‘Fear and Supplication’ Steve Baker, who resigned from the Department for Exiting the European Union shortly after Secretary of State David Davis, has slammed Theresa May’s ultra-soft Brexit plan and the Remainer establishment. BBC presenter Jo Coburn asked the former Minister…

Remainers Congratulate May’s Brexit Betrayal

Remainers Congratulate May’s Brexit Betrayal Anti-Brexit Members of Parliament have lavished praise on Prime Minister Theresa May as she defended her ‘Chequers Agreement’ which would see the UK remain effectively tied to the European Union after Brexit. During an address of the House of Commons by the Prime Minister on Monday afternoon, Liberal Democrat leader…

Salvaging Brexit

Salvaging Brexit Most commentators believe that even so, the meeting will end with general agreement, however reluctant, and without resignations. It may be so. It should be so. For it’s hard not to see May’s proposals, as relayed through off-the-record briefings, as anything other than a betrayal. Source: Salvaging Brexit

British PM sets out tech-focused plan for post-Brexit customs: BBC

British PM sets out tech-focused plan for post-Brexit customs: BBC LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May set out a new post-Brexit customs plan that would allow Britain the freedom to set its own tariffs on goods coming into the country, the BBC reported on Thursday. Source: