Brexit News Archive: 14 Apr 2019

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Juuso Järviniemi, Pascal Letendre-Hanns / New Federalist   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 18:04:34

British Steel seeks £100m to pay EU carbon bill

Funding shortfall prompted by Brexit-related changes to trading scheme
FT   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:48:27

Albert Edwards: "At This Point You Realize Something Has Gone Very Wrong"

In his latest note published last week, SocGen's Albert Edwards - never at a loss subjects that inspire his outrage - rages on the topic of Brexit, and specifically the often repeated assertion (as discussed here as well), that post-Brexit referendum UK has lost 2% of its GDP output, or ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:11:41

What Happens Next in Brexit?

Brexit day came and went on March 29 and the U.K. is still in the European Union. The drawn-out saga of Britain's departure from the bloc was thrown into disarray by the U.K. Parliament's repeated rejection of the divorce deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. Exasperated EU leaders granted ...
Washington Post   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 16:52:15

Governing Ourselves, by Pierre Lemieux

From a libertarian viewpoint-that is, from the point of view of giving priority to the value of individual liberty-it is not obvious whether Brexit or Remain is the best solution. And there is something wrong in what a British Conservative politician asked rhetorically : "What is liberty if not to ...
EconLog   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 15:40:02

Brexit no deal planning has destroyed thousands of Britain's rarest orchids, it emerges

Helena Horton / Telegraph   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 15:38:53

Brexit cannot define us, says PM May's deputy as ratings dip

Britain's ruling Conservative Party cannot let itself be defined solely by Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy said on Sunday, as polling showed failure to leave the European Union on schedule has badly damaged its support.
Reuters   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 15:07:20

UK parliament very likely to consider new Brexit referendum - Hammond

The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be put before Britain's parliament again although the government remains opposed to any new plebiscite, the British finance minister said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:10:58

Brexit cannot define us, says UK PM's deputy as ratings dip

Britain's ruling Conservative Party cannot let itself be defined solely by Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy said on Sunday, as polling showed failure to leave the European Union on schedule has badly damaged its support.
Reuters   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 13:20:39

Brexit vacuum danger for May

CNN   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 13:16:13

UK fact of the day

Unless Labour and the Conservatives can cobble together a Brexit deal that is supported by parliament, then Britain's election-weary voters will have their fifth nationwide election in only six years. That is from Matthew Goodwin in The Times, there is also Matthew's book National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy. ...
Tyler Cowen / Marginal Revolution   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 13:06:53

Lidington says 'movement' needed to end Brexit impasse

Both Conservatives and Labour have to compromise, de facto deputy prime minister warns
FT   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:54:15

Utter Twaddle

Prime minister's plan to lift mood after Brexit is set to clash with anniversary of Irish civil war It was meant to be a glimmer of positivity to unite a divided nation - a festival to celebrate the best of ... read more
Tim Worstall / Tim Worstall   |   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:35:20