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Brexit 04-03-2019

Brexiteers spell out three tests for EU deal, scale back opposition to Irish backstop

A group of Brexit-supporting lawmakers who rejected British Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union exit deal in January have set out the changes they want to see to her agreement in return for their support.
Brexit 26-11-2018

Brexit can be stopped, leading Remainer stays hopeful

The UK and European Union reached a deal on the UK's withdrawal from the Union at a weekend summit but the opponents of Brexit have not lost hope. On the contrary,  Andrew Adonis, a former Labour cabinet minister and member of the House of Lords, told EURACTIV.com that “It’s now very likely that Brexit will be stopped”.
Brexit 13-06-2018

May defeats final Brexit challenges in parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May defeated the final challenges to her EU Withdrawal Bill in parliament on Wednesday (13 June) after 48 hours of drama in Westminster.
Brexit 13-06-2018

May avoids Commons defeat after offering rebels concession on ‘no deal’ Brexit

Theresa May avoided a humiliating parliamentary defeat to her government’s EU withdrawal bill, but only after appearing to promise rebel MPs an effective block on a ‘no deal’ Brexit.
Brexit 24-05-2018

Minister: Scots still looking for ‘least worst’ Brexit option

“The best option for us is remaining in the European Union,” Scotland’s Culture and External Affairs minister Fiona Hyslop tells EURACTIV. Faced with the reality of Brexit, the Scottish government is “trying to identify the least-worst option,” she explains.
Brexit 17-05-2018

Brexit turns into a constitutional crisis in Britain

Divisions across the UK's political institutions are turning Brexit into a major domestic constitutional crisis, writes Denis MacShane.
Brexit 04-05-2018

The Brief – Two tribes

At a briefing with the US Ambassador to Brussels a week before Barack Obama’s re-election in 2012, a group of the Brussels press pack (mainly Britons) mused that America’s politics were so polarised that the country had become ungovernable.
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Brexit 26-04-2018

Customs Union: The least bad Brexit compromise that nobody wants

One joke already doing the rounds in Westminster is that Brexit is like Communist Russia: it only failed because it wasn’t done properly.
Brexit 12-02-2018

London seeks to break Brexit deadlock over claims of devolution power-grab

Cabinet Office minister David Lidington is expected to unveil new powers for the UK's devolved governments this week, in a bid to break the deadlock between them and Theresa May’s government over an alleged ‘power grab’ by London through its Brexit legislation.
Brexit 25-01-2018

UK will be bound by ECJ during transition, admits Davis

Brexit Secretary David Davis has conceded that the UK will remain subject to decisions by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) during its post-Brexit transition period, in a move that threatens to re-open Conservative divisions on the role of the Luxembourg-based court.
Brexit 17-01-2018

Farmers need income guarantees to avoid Brexit cliff-edge, former minister warns

UK ministers must quickly offer post-Brexit financial guarantees to farmers to avoid ending up with “wilderness and a decimated industry”, former Agriculture Minister Jeff Rooker has told EURACTIV.
Brexit 15-12-2017

Court in the Brexit cross-fire

Honour on both sides of the Channel may have been satisfied, for now. The EU has a promise from London that it will pay around €40 billion and sufficient guarantees on the rights of EU citizens and the Irish border. And Prime Minister Theresa May has a commitment from Brussels to begin talks on a successor EU-UK trade deal.
Brexit 29-11-2017

Britain, EU agree on Brexit divorce bill – reports

British and European negotiators have reached a deal for Britain to pay tens of billions of euros to leave the European Union, according to media reports on Tuesday (28 November).
Brexit 23-10-2017

UK’s divorce bill figure will come in final Brexit deal – trade minister

Britain can only come up with a figure for a financial settlement with the European Union when Brexit has been agreed, trade minister Liam Fox said yesterday (22 October), warning leaders not to believe London is bluffing over a no deal.

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