Brexit News Archive: 17 Mar 2019

Not too late to get 'real change' to Brexit deal - Britain's Johnson

Former British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday it was not too late for the government to get "real change" to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal and cautioned against holding another parliamentary vote on the agreement this week.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 22:30:06

Back My Brexit Or We'll Never Leave, Says Theresa May - The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is reporting that Theresa May will tell Conservative MPs this week to back her or risk never leaving the EU, after she was warned that if her Brexit deal falls, parliament would have the power to delay the UK's departure indefinitely. "The prime minister will tell Brexiteers ...
FX Street   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 21:46:55

Corbyn to hold cross-party talks to break Brexit deadlock

Jeremy Corbyn is to convene cross-party talks in parliament, in what the Labour leader claims is an effort to "find a consensus on Brexit".
Sky   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 21:00:00

Brexit: Theresa May's resignation publicly demanded by MPs as price for backing withdrawal deal

Backbenchers said deep party splits exposed by recent votes mean the prime minister's time is up
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 20:38:47

N Ireland's farmers urge DUP to back Brexit deal

Business fears mount over unionist opposition to withdrawal agreement
FT   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 19:15:45

MPs must act in national interest to resolve Brexit

Parliament should use a delay to find where a majority lies for an exit option
FT   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 18:29:52

Get Ready For Five More Years of Nigel Farage

It looks like the EU will give a dysfunctional U.K. the time it needs to sort out Brexit - even if that means weakening its own institutions in the process.
Washington Post   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 18:11:48

Bank of England and Fed meetings, Brexit, Thai elections

Your FT guide to this week's big events
FT   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 17:30:24

Under pressure, Britain's Theresa May scrambles to win support for Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government was scrambling on Sunday to get support in parliament for her Brexit deal at the third time of asking, aiming to persuade doubters with threats and promises to avoid any move to oust her.
Reuters / Financial Express   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:38:16

May warns of long Brexit delay if MPs do not back her deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has issued a stark warning to lawmakers that if they do not back her Brexit deal, there is the possibility the country "will not leave the EU for many months, if ever". Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, May said that if MPs do back her ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:34:34

Drama surrounding Brexit as deadline nears

British Prime Minister Theresa May is giving Parliament members until Thursday to strike a new deal on Brexit or "risk political failure". NBC News International Correspondent Cal Perry explains to MSNBC's David Gura.
MSNBC   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:26:42

Dollar Falls As Soft Data And Trade Hope And Brexit Guide Markets

Seeking Alpha   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:18:37

Labour likely to back public vote on PM's deal, says Corbyn

Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn signalled on Sunday he would back a proposal by lawmakers to hold a public vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal if it was approved by parliament.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:08:39

Labour likely to back public vote on UK PM's deal, says Corbyn

Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn signaled on Sunday he would back a proposal by lawmakers to hold a public vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal if it was approved by parliament.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:07:10

A long Brexit delay spells danger for the EU

Extended UK divorce will suck up union's resources and distract it from more pressing businessBrexit binds
FT   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:00:26

UK government threatens to scrap pivotal Brexit vote if it looks like it will lose

British leader Theresa May’s government warned on Sunday it might not have a planned Brexit vote this week unless it feels it can win, avoiding a delay to the EU pull-out.Britain has been paralysed by political inaction and chaos as it heads towards the March 29 end of its 46-year ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:47:31

May And Merkel Fiddle While Their Unions Burn

Via The Strategic Culture Foundation, When it was reported by John Petley of the Bruges Group that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had, in effect, written the Brexit withdrawal agreement Theresa May has now twice had turned down by her parliament it should have come as no shock to anyone closely ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:20:00

UK bankers on standby as City readies no-deal contingency plans

JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and others poised to move staff to EU offices by 29 March Hundreds of UK bankers at JP Morgan and dozens from Goldman Sachs are on standby for relocation to EU offices by 29 March, regardless of parliament's vote to delay Brexit. The exodus is likely ...
Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent / Guardian   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:15:24

UK government warns it might not hold pivotal Brexit vote

British leader Theresa May's govt warned it might not have a planned Brexit vote this week unless it feels it could secure a win that avoids a lengthy delay to the EU pullout. Britain has been paralysed by political inaction and chaos as it barrels toward the March 29 end ...
Times of India   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:08:43

Brexit: 'Short extension' needed for PM's deal

The chancellor says it is "physically impossible" to leave the EU on 29 March even if a deal is agreed.
BBC   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:54:08

British PM's plea for MPs to back Brexit deal

CNN   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:42:03

Hammond: 'Physically Impossible' to Leave on March 29th

The veiled threats from tin-eared Hammond this morning are not going down at all well with Brexiteers. Putting one of the least-trusted Remainer Cabinet ministers out on broadcast just before a crucial vote is hardly the best way to rally support for it... The post Hammond: 'Physically Impossible' to Leave ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:37:07

Under pressure, Britain's May scrambles to win support for Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government was scrambling on Sunday to get support in parliament for her Brexit deal at the third time of asking, aiming to persuade doubters with threats and promises to avoid any move to oust her.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:05:41

Under pressure, May scrambles to win support for Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May's government was scrambling on Sunday to get support in parliament for her Brexit deal at the third time of asking, aiming to persuade doubters with threats and promises to avoid any move to oust her.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:04:17

Brexit Deal Vote Will Be Cancelled Unless Government Confident Of Victory, Says Philip Hammond

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:01:11

Brexit: Philip Hammond says money for Northern Ireland will be reviewed amid claims of 'bung' for DUP MPs to back withdrawal deal

The chancellor highlighted funding for Northern Ireland would be looked at soon as part of a scheduled spending review
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 11:41:00

Conservative MP Nick Boles says he isn't 'ready to give up' on party

The MP, who quit his local group over his Brexit stance, says he does want to be "bossed around".
BBC   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 11:38:34

Labour's Corbyn invites UK lawmakers to help break Brexit impasse

Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to lawmakers from across Britain's parliament to discuss ways to break the Brexit impasse, just days before the prime minister is expected to put her deal to another vote.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 11:37:08

Hammond says not there yet on Brexit vote support

The British government does not yet have the support of enough lawmakers to win a parliamentary vote on its Brexit deal but a "significant number" of colleagues are coming around to back the plan, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 11:31:11

Brexit in bad shape

The progress of the domestic politics of Brexit resemble a kaleidoscope in all but one thing. Tiny shifts in the position of the small particles inside the symmetrical mirror chamber result in ever changing views. Except that by now many would choose to describe this sequence of ever changing outlooks ...
Kathimerini   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 11:23:43

Fox: Country Has Brexit Fatigue

Fox has a point, the direction in opinion polls is not encouraging for Brexiteers... The post Fox: Country Has Brexit Fatigue appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 11:07:27

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