Brexit News Archive: 06 Jan 2019

As Brexit debate begins, Hong Kong financial firms seek to avoid being tripped up by UK divorce

The ongoing drama surrounding the acrimonious break-up between Britain and the European Union could affect thousands of businesses that use London as a base for their European operations. Though the drama is playing out more than 9,000 kilometres away, some of Hong Kong's biggest financial institutions are trying to avoid ...
Chad Bray / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 23:00:39

Seaborne Freight: Ramsgate Port 'Will Not Be Ready In Time For No-Deal Brexit', Says Councillor

Graeme Demianyk / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 19:03:57

British PM warns of 'uncharted territory' if Brexit deal rejected

Theresa May urges MPs to honour the UK's EU referendum result as parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal approaches.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 18:28:19

Brexit: Parliamentary rules will stop Theresa May staging repeat votes to force her deal through

'I've consulted with the clerks of the House of Commons on this - you cannot do that,' prime minister told
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 16:17:00

More "Project Fear": May Warns 'No Deal' Brexit Would Leave UK In "Uncharted Territory"

With roughly 80 days left until Brexit Day, Prime Minister Theresa May is growing increasingly desperate to win support for her supremely unpopular Brexit withdrawal agreement by any means necessary. And with the EU offering no room to reopen negotiations - and dozens of Tories joining with Labour and the ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 15:01:07

DUP calls on British government to dump 'poison' Brexit backstop

The Northern Irish party that props up Britain's minority government on Sunday called on Prime Minister Theresa May to stand firm in demanding that the EU changes its "poison" backstop provision on Ireland's post-Brexit border.
Reuters   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 14:34:02

Brexit: PM warns of 'unchartered territory' if MPs reject deal

Theresa May warns of "uncharted territory" if MPs reject her agreement as she insists crunch vote will go ahead next week.
BBC   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 14:23:00

Brexit-hit UK varsities to enrol more Indian, Chinese students: Report

Some of Britain's leading universities struggling with a fund crunch in the face of Brexit are expected to increasingly turn to recruiting more overseas students, who pay much higher fees than locals. China and India are expected to be at the forefront of this overseas student influx, with university chiefs ...
Times of India   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 14:06:19

Sunday Shows Round-Up: With The Brexit Vote, Nothing Has Changed

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 13:33:46

NHS plan must not become unachievable 'wishlist', PM warned as government promotes health service plan

Staff will 'be nervous about is politicians making a whole bunch of promises that can't be delivered,' warns Chris Hopson, director of NHS Providers
Alex Matthews-King / The Independent   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 13:08:07

Brexit is not unprecedented

A similar shuddering rejection of Europe occurred a mere 500 years ago. The resulting disruption took more than a century to run its destructive course.
SMH   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 13:00:00

Theresa May vows to put Brexit deal to parliament

Prime minister warns UK will be in 'uncharted territory' if MPs reject her deal
FT   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 12:50:04

May Urges Support of Brexit Deal Ahead of Perilous Vote

"U.K. prime minister Theresa May used a television and print media blitz Sunday to reject calls for the second referendum on Britain's EU membership," Politico reports. "May urged members of parliament to back the Brexit deal she negotiated with the European Union and insisted the Parliament vote will happen as ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 12:47:23

'Nothing new' from PM amid bid for Brexit deal backing

Theresa May has been told "nothing has changed" despite the prime minister beginning a fresh New Year bid to deliver her Brexit deal.
Sky   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 12:11:00

Theresa May urges MPs to back Brexit deal ahead of perilous vote

The prime minister confirmed Sunday the vote will 'definitely' happen in mid-January.
Laura Kayali / Politico   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 12:02:46

Theresa May Refuses To Rule Out Holding Multiple Votes On Her Brexit Deal

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 11:52:27

PM May says if Brexit deal is rejected, UK will be in uncharted territory

Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29 but PM May's inability so far to get her deal for a managed exit through parliament has alarmed business leaders and investors who fear the country is heading for a damaging no-deal Brexit. May's party is divided over its support ...
Times of India   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 11:50:40

May Firm on Second Referendum

"In my view there should not be a second #Brexit referendum" - UK PM Theresa May says it would divide the country and it could not be held before March 29 #marr - BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) January 6, 2019 Theresa May has firmly reiterated her position against a second referendum, ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 11:48:03

Brexit: Theresa May hints she will force MPs to vote multiple times on her deal if she loses

Prime minister also acknowledges MPs could decide what happens next, saying: 'I don't think anybody can say exactly what will happen in terms of the reaction we'll see in parliament'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 11:31:00

May says if Brexit deal is rejected, UK will be in uncharted territory

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that Britain would be in uncharted territory if her Brexit deal is rejected by parliament later this month, despite little sign that she has won over sceptical lawmakers.
Reuters   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 11:26:12

May: Meaningful Vote Happening This Month

"Yes, we are going to hold the vote" Theresa May confirms to #marr that #Brexit meaningful vote will take place in January - BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) January 6, 2019 Theresa May confirms to Andrew Marr that the vote will go ahead this month, around the 14th or 15th of January. ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 11:25:05

Gardiner: Labour Would Continue With Brexit

The People's Gardiner hasn't been giving much truck to the People's Vote, saying it is the responsibility of the government to unite the country, not divide it as a second referendum would do, and confirming that Labour would press ahead with negotiating Brexit if they won a general election. Sorry, ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 6 Jan 2019 11:17:01

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