Brexit News Archive: 24 Feb 2019

May considers plan to delay Brexit by two months - The Telegraph

Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a plan under which Britain's exit from the European Union would be delayed for up to two months, the Telegraph reported on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 22:22:30

Anger As Theresa May Delays 'Meaningful Vote' On Brexit Again

Graeme Demianyk / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 21:52:02

May threat to delay Brexit deal vote till March 12 sparks fury in Parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May sparked outrage Sunday by suggesting Parliament may not be able to vote on her Brexit deal until March 12, just days ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 21:38:43

UK ministers warn PM to get her deal now or delay Brexit

Three members of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet warned Saturday that Brexit must be delayed if she cannot persuade the British parliament to back her EU divorce deal next week. Business minister Greg Clark, work and pensions minister Amber Rudd and justice minister David Gauke wrote an article stating their ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 21:05:59

Brexit: Theresa May's plea to stop cabinet blocking no deal as vote on new agreement to come just 17 days before UK leaves

Prime minister announces 'meaningful vote' will not take place this week
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 21:02:23

British Prime Minister Theresa May delays Parliament vote on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Sunday that she is delaying a vote on her Brexit deal in Parliament, saying it should now take place by March 12, a little more than two weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union. The move has the potential to ...
Associated Press / LA Times   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 19:50:00

May seeks more time - promises Brexit deal vote by March 12

Prime Minister Theresa May put off a vote in parliament on her Brexit deal until as late as March 12 - just 17 days before Britain is due to leave the EU - setting up a showdown this week with MPs who accuse her of running out the clock.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 19:37:45

EU Brexit ultimatum to May: Prove you have parliament's backing

European Council president warned EU won't offer concessions until there's another House of Commons vote.
Tom McTague / Politico   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 18:50:15

Brussels' failings on eurozone and Brexit | Letters

Peter Muchlinski says Brussels needs to wake up and offer a cooperative solution to Brexit. Michael Cunningham says Peter Mandelson's endorsement of neoliberalism helped to lead us to Brexit Matthias Bergmann's piece (My grandfather was a Nazi. I've seen why we need the EU, 20 February) reminds us of the ...
Letters / Guardian   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 18:05:29

Britain faces harsh truths about post-Brexit trade

The UK will be less rather than more open after it leaves the EU
FT   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 18:00:24

US-North Korea summit, Mobile World Congress, Brexit

Your FT guide to next week's big events
FT   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 17:30:23

PM May seeks more time - promises Brexit deal vote by March 12

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to offer lawmakers a vote on her Brexit deal by March 12 in the latest delay to her attempt to win approval for a plan to ensure Britain's orderly departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 17:13:47

British PM May seeks more time: promises Brexit deal vote by March 12

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to offer lawmakers a vote on her Brexit deal by March 12 in the latest delay to her attempt to win approval for a plan to ensure Britain's orderly departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 17:11:29

‘The height of fury as British Prime Minister Theresa May postpones vote on Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May sparked outrage on Sunday by suggesting parliament may not be able to vote on her Brexit deal until March 12, just days before Britain leaves the EU.The decision increases the chances that MPs will move next week to delay Brexit beyond March 29, to avoid a ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 17:05:53

Labour to work with lawmakers to prevent no-deal Brexit, Corbyn says

Labour Party will work with lawmakers in parliament to prevent a no-deal Brexit, party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 17:02:20

"Can Kicker" Theresa May Delays Brexit "Plan B" Vote Until March

With barely one month until Brexit Day, Prime Minister Theresa May is no closer to passing a version of her Brexit withdrawal agreement, and members of her own cabinet have resorted to open mutiny against the PM as the simmering terror that the UK might actually drive over the 'no ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 17:00:00

UK parliament must restore common sense to Brexit: Labour lawmaker

Parliament must try to "restore some commonsense" to Brexit in a vote later this week, a lawmaker from the main opposition Labour Party said on Sunday, proposing changes to stop Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 16:53:08

Your Guide to Brexit as the March Deadline Looms

Just as the Brexit saga was about to come to an end, it got more dramatic and a lot more confusing. An already uncertain process was thrown into disarray when the U.K. Parliament rejected, by a historic 230-vote margin, the divorce deal that Prime Minister Theresa May had spent 18 ...
Washington Post   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 16:16:26

Brexit: PM rules out meaningful vote this week

The Prime Minister has sparked anger after delaying another meaningful vote on her Brexit deal until 12 March.
Sky   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 16:07:00

British PM May promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

Theresa May pushes back 'meaningful vote' on Brexit plan as talks with EU counterparts over divorce deal continue.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 15:28:29

Theresa May delays crucial Brexit vote to buy more time... again

CNN   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 15:26:15

Theresa May Again Delays Brexit Vote, But Ensures It Will Happen by March 12

The move has the potential to further sow discord within her Cabinet
LORNE COOK / AP / Time   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 15:18:19

Brexit: Labour deputy leader Tom Watson says he 'could join' next march for new EU referendum

Mr Watson argued that Labour's policy is 'moving in that direction' of supporting a People's Vote on Brexit
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 15:17:00

Theresa May pledges Brexit vote by March 12 in another play for time

The British prime minister confirmed there will not be a so-called "meaningful vote" on the negotiated terms of the U.K.'s split from the European Union in the House of Commons this week.
Bloomberg / Financial Express   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 15:04:46

Irish PM says border backstop cannot have a time limit or unilateral exit clause

Ireland cannot accept a post-Brexit border backstop that has a time limit or a unilateral exit clause, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 15:03:04

Austria's Kurz says best to delay Brexit if UK MPs don't back it by start of March

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Sunday that it would be better to postpone Britain's departure from the European Union if British lawmakers failed to back at the beginning of March the Brexit deal negotiated with Brussels.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 14:59:04

Theresa May delays Brexit vote as clock ticks down to 'no deal'

British Prime Minister sets March 12 deadline for parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal - little more than two weeks before the UK is due to leave the EU.
SMH   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 14:43:21

British PM May seeks more time: promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to offer lawmakers a vote on her Brexit deal by March 12, the latest delay in her attempt to win approval for a plan to ensure Britain's orderly departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 14:24:53

UK PM May says had good progress on Brexit in talks with EU

Britain and the European Union has made good progress in talks about Brexit and a deal is still within grasp so Britain can leave the bloc as planned on March 29, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 14:24:35

UK Labour Party says May's Brexit vote delay is reckless

Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Sunday that Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to delay a meaningful vote on her Brexit deal was a reckless attempt to force lawmakers to choose between her deal and a disorderly no-deal exit.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 14:16:07

May seeks more time, promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to offer lawmakers a vote on her Brexit deal by March 12, the latest delay in her attempt to win approval for a plan to ensure Britain's orderly departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 14:15:44

Labour Party says May's Brexit vote delay is reckless

Labour Party said on Sunday that Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to delay a meaningful vote on her Brexit deal was a reckless attempt to force lawmakers to choose between her deal and a disorderly no-deal exit.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 14:13:08

Brexit: Theresa May rules out meaningful vote on EU withdrawal in commons this week

Theresa May has ruled out putting a new Brexit deal to a vote in the House of Commons this week, but insisted one would be held by March 12.
The Independent   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 13:55:27

Theresa May rules out Brexit deal vote this week

British PM now wants parliament to vote just 17 days before Brexit.
Tom McTague / Politico   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 13:54:17

Poles will return east to higher wages and jobs, and UK will lose out | Richard Partington

Britain is sending all the wrong messages pre-Brexit to the migrant workers it sorely needs A perception had built up over the decade leading to Brexit that Britain was a country out of control. Brussels bureaucrats controlled our lives and money. Migrants were stealing jobs and sponging benefits, or so ...
Richard Partington / Guardian   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 13:45:34

MPs Might Not Get Meaningful Vote On Brexit Deal Until March 12, Theresa May Reveals

Jasmin Gray / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 13:29:05

Another delay: Britain's May promises Brexit vote in parliament by March 12

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to bring a vote on her Brexit deal back to parliament by March 12, the latest delay in her attempts to win approval for a plan to ease Britain's departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 13:21:48

Another delay - May promises Brexit vote in parliament by March 12

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to bring a vote on her Brexit deal back to parliament by March 12, the latest delay in her attempts to win approval for a plan to ease Britain's departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 13:20:42

Breakout Continues to be Elusive for the Greenback

The US dollar has failed to break higher, and this seems to boost the chances that it experiences a near-term setback. Elsewhere we suggest that two dominant themes--US-China trade talks and Brexit--will likely be delayed. The combination of the technical condition and the macro backdrop may deter players from looking ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 13:00:58

Brexit: Gove warns ministers over delay

The environment secretary calls for unity as three ministers threaten to back a delay to leaving the EU.
BBC   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:47:24

Theresa May makes progress on Brexit as Labour tilts towards a referendum

Prime Minister Theresa May is making progress on winning Brexit concessions from the European Union, a senior minister said on Sunday, as British lawmakers plotted to delay Britain's March 29 exit or even push for another referendum.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:39:40

UK's Labour is moving closer to backing second Brexit referendum: senior lawmakers

Britain's opposition Labour Party is moving closer to supporting a second Brexit referendum and could do so as soon as this week, several of its senior lawmakers said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:33:49

Brexit anger and uncertainty can be explained through fish

Putt-putting out into the Portsmouth channel on England's south coast, the small vessel is soon swallowed by the early morning fog.
CNN   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:30:20

Labour is moving closer to backing second Brexit referendum - senior lawmakers

Opposition Labour Party is moving closer to supporting a second Brexit referendum and could do so as soon as this week, several of its senior lawmakers said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:27:25

Gove warns against moves to block no-deal Brexit

Environment secretary urges colleagues not to back Commons proposal to extend talks
FT   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:22:17

Brexit: Eurosceptic ministers hit back in cabinet row over no-deal departure from EU

Three ministers wrote an open letter last week demanding Brexit be delayed
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:21:00

The Benefits Of Brexit

Authored by José Niño via The Mises Institute, On June 23, 2016, the British electorate voted 51.9 percent-48.1 percent in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. The referendum was one of the biggest political earthquakes that preceded the election of Donald Trump on November 6, 2016. The ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 12:00:00

Joseph Muscat: May's Sharm offensive won't change EU's Brexit course

Despite being a former British colony, Malta's allegiances are now with the EU.
Florian Eder / Politico   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:44:48

UK government is making progress on changes to Brexit deal: Gove

Prime Minister Theresa May is making progress in her efforts to negotiate changes to Britain's exit deal with the European Union, British environment minister Michael Gove said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:33:28

UK opposition Labour moving closer to backing second Brexit referendum: deputy leader

Britain's opposition Labour Party is getting closer to supporting a second Brexit referendum, its deputy leader Tom Watson told BBC TV on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:23:16

British Steel faces €110 million Brexit bill

The EU suspended the company's free carbon permits as part of Brexit no-deal contingency planning.
Jacopo Barigazzi / Politico   |   Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:22:06