Brexit News Archive: 26 Jan 2019

Efforts to rule out no-deal Brexit are attempt to stop Brexit" Leadsom

Attempts to rule out a no-deal Brexit are a "thinly veiled" attempt to stop Britain from leaving the European Union, the leader of Britain's lower house of parliament, Andrea Leadsom, told The Sunday Times newspaper.
Reuters   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 22:23:39

Brexit: £17bn already ripped out of UK public purse due to decision to quit EU, research shows

Exclusive: The think tank study indicates GDP would be 2.3 per cent higher had the UK voted to remain in the EU
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 21:49:58

UK firms plan mass exodus if May allows no-deal Brexit

Business group warns that companies are getting ready to shift operations abroad Thousands of British companies have already triggered emergency plans to cope with a no-deal Brexit, with many gearing up to move operations abroad if the UK crashes out of the EU, according to the British Chambers of Commerce. ...
Phillip Inman, Toby Helm, Daniel Boffey and Michael Savage / Guardian   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 21:00:14

Queen Elizabeth Breaks Brexit Silence: 'Stop Squabbling And Get On With It'

After more than two years of what the New York Times described as "sphinx-like neutrality", Queen Elizabeth II has finally offered some advice to the UK's fractious political establishment: Stop squabbling and get on with it. That was a paraphrase, of course - but it effectively captures the spirit of ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 18:35:23

Sinn Fein calls for Irish unity vote as protesters build mock wall

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald says the Irish government must prepare for a referendum on Irish unity given the uncertainty around Brexit.
Sky   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 18:20:00

Delay Brexit and make time to consult the public

Level with the people about the detailed costs and benefits of leaving the EU
FT   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 18:00:24

Brexit: All the latest updates

With just 62 days until Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May is attempting to get her deal approved by MPs.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 17:41:37

Brexit: Guy Verhofstadt says both big British parties have put politics ahead of country

European Parliament Brexit spokesman says in his Belgian homeland a majority committee would have been formed to break Brexit impasse
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 17:35:00

A Local Constituency Pact: grassroots manifesto for strong local democracy

We must define the rules and principles by which power is exercised. With the constitutional crisis brought about by Brexit, we may be nearer to that moment than we think. Citizens Assembly on Brexit, Manchester, 2017. Cade Hannan. All rights reserved. A 'local constituency pact' is hardly the most exciting ...
Gavin Barker / Open Democracy   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 16:45:04

Brexit debate has brought out the worst of modern politics

Division, paralysis, dysfunction, tribalism and weak leaders have created a mess as the clock ticks toward Britain's separation from the European Union.
Dan Balz / Washington Post   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 16:07:16

Conservative donors 'desert party in protest at Theresa May's approach to Brexit'

'People have turned away in disgust'
Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 15:57:00

Ford figures no-deal Brexit could cost it $1 billion

A big blow in a market where Ford is already struggling.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 15:35:17

Final Say: Theresa May urged to extend Article 50 and call second Brexit referendum at cross-party rally in Scotland

'Scotland has become more united than ever in support for our continuing place in Europe and against the damage that Brexit will inflict', says constitutional relations secretary
Laura Paterson / The Independent   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 15:24:00

Guy Verhofstadt: UK cross-party effort could stop Brexit

A majority of British people 'want a deeper relationship with Europe,' the Belgian liberal MEP said.
Hans von der Burchard / Politico   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 15:21:07

Brexit: Case for free votes for MPs, says cabinet minister Gauke

The justice secretary cautions against the government 'railroading' its motion through Parliament.
BBC   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 14:10:01

Divergence Reinvigorated

Last week the focus was on Europe. Prospects of a delay in Brexit helped extend sterling's gains to 11-week highs. Disappointing flash PMI for the eurozone and a dovish Draghi pushed the euro below $1.13 for the first time since mid-December. Speculation that the Reserve Bank of Australia would be ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 12:49:50

Is Theresa May Nearing A Brexit Deal Breakthrough?

Prime Minister Theresa May may finally be on the verge of a breakthrough that could save her Brexit Deal - or at least a version of her Brexit Deal - by finally acquiescing to demands that she throw out the hated Irish Backstop, something that MPs in her fractured Conservative ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 12:35:00

Backwards, march! Brexit, CANZUK and the legacy of empire

Talk of 'Global Britain' has revived CANZUK - a proposed alliance of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK, sharing some of the principles of the EU. Duncan Bell and Srdjan Vucetic discuss the history of the idea and argue that it is impossible to isolate it from its colonial ...
Blog Admin / USAPP   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 12:30:29

Brexit: UK's departure from EU could be delayed by "couple of weeks"

Britain's exit from the European Union, which was scheduled for March 29, could be delayed by a "couple of weeks" for the legislation to get through the Parliament.
FE Online / Financial Express   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 11:49:49

Northern Ireland fears Brexit triggering violence

Brexit has opened up a debate over the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 11:49:30

Key EU medicines regulator closes London office with loss of 900 jobs

European Medicines Agency heads for Amsterdam 63 days before Brexit The European Medicines Agency, one of the biggest EU regulators and one of the first casualties of Brexit, has closed its doors in the UK for the last time with the loss of 900 jobs. Staff lowered and folded up ...
Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent / Guardian   |   Sat, 26 Jan 2019 11:38:07

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