Brexit News Archive: 02 Feb 2019

UK's May says to seek 'pragmatic' Brexit solution in Brussels

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would seek a "pragmatic solution" to a parliamentary impasse over the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union when she tries to reopen talks with Brussels.
Reuters   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 22:58:41

We must rule out a hard exit. Business is at breaking point

Uncertainty over Britain's terms for leaving the EU is harshly affecting firms The clock is ticking. In the House of Commons, MPs spend hours debating points of parliamentary procedure, but are unwilling to take real decisions about our country's future. Negotiations between the prime minister and EU leaders seem to ...
Richard Harrington / Guardian   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 21:54:32

UK would regret no-deal Brexit 'for ever': business minister

Britain would permanently regret leaving the European Union without a deal, and parliament needs to reach a decision to stop this in the next two weeks, business minister Greg Clark said in a newspaper interview on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 20:41:40

Brexit could see dangerous criminals go free in UK with police unable to access EU conviction records

Exclusive: 'This is not just something you can pass off and say 'it will be alright',' head of criminal records office says
Lizzie Dearden / The Independent   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 20:27:02

Theresa May given boost with seven point Tory poll lead as Jeremy Corbyn calls for snap general election

Public approval of Labour leader's handling of Brexit falls to new low
David Wilcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 20:15:29

Nissan 'set to abandon plans to build X-Trail model in Sunderland' as Brexit uncertainty shakes UK car industry

Reports suggest Japanese firm may cancel intention to build vehicle in UK less than two months before Britain leaves EU
Shehab Khan / The Independent   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 19:34:00

John McDonnell accuses Theresa May of Brexit 'bribery' for trying to get pro-Brexit Labour rebels to 'sell their votes'

The prime minister is considering a cash injection for areas that voted Leave in the 2016 referendum
Shehab Khan / The Independent   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 18:06:00

Nissan reverses decision to build X-Trail at Sunderland

Decline in diesel sales adds to Brexit woes of UK auto builders
FT   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 17:05:09

Diane Abbott: Labour has war chest ready to fund a snap general election

Exclusive: 'We have a lot of money put to one side in the event of a general election, we are general election-ready'
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 16:22:00

The Tories have form when it comes to economic catastrophe

Hard Brexit is only the latest example where the British economy has taken second place to pride and party loyalty A no-deal Brexit is just another cataclysmic event among many in Britain's recent history. That's why there is a good chance it's going to happen. The economy, unfortunately, has usually ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 15:59:34

Nissan to cancel X-Trail plan in fresh Brexit blow

Nissan will drop another bombshell into the heart of Britain's car manufacturing ‎industry next week by announcing the cancellation of plans to manufacture its X-Trail model in the UK.
Sky   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 14:54:00

Government accused of quietly delaying 'naming and shaming' of top companies paying poverty wages amid Brexit crisis

Exclusive: 'Tackling criminally low pay should be a top priority - not something they drop as departments drown in last-minute preparations'
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 14:02:29

UK would regret no-deal Brexit 'for ever' - Greg Clark

Britain would permanently regret leaving the European Union without a deal, and parliament needs to reach a decision to stop this in the next two weeks, business secretary Greg Clark said in a newspaper interview on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 12:55:25

UK would regret no-deal Brexit 'for ever': Minister

Britain would permanently regret leaving the European Union without a deal, and parliament needs to reach a decision to stop this in the next two weeks, business minister Greg Clark said in a newspaper interview on Feb. 2.
Hurriyet   |   Sat, 2 Feb 2019 11:59:00

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