Brexit News Archive: 14 May 2019

May will put her Brexit deal to a vote -- for the fourth time

Can't wait to see what happens in the UK's Brexit saga? A new vote on an exit deal proposed by Theresa May now has a date: the week of June 3-the same week that Donald Trump begins his controversial state visit to the country.
CNN   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 20:57:31

Boris Johnson could be prosecuted over Brexit bus claim

Businessman wants to take ex-foreign secretary to court over £350m a week claim.
Paul Dallison / Politico   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 20:54:40

Brexit could push UK companies into 'greater contact with corrupt markets' if EU trade deals lost

National Crime Agency sends secret report detailing 'countries of concern' to government
Lizzie Dearden / The Independent   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 20:49:39

Bill implementing Brexit deal to be introduced in early June

Downing Street said this was if the UK was to leave the EU before MPs' summer recess.
BBC   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 20:47:29

Brexit - UK opposition leader says won't back deal without further concessions

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FX Street   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 20:43:06

Theresa May to bring her Brexit deal back to parliament in June

Downing Street says fresh talks with Labour were 'useful and constructive.'
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 20:23:54

PM May to bring Brexit deal back to lawmakers in week beginning June 3

British Prime Minister Theresa May will bring her thrice defeated Brexit deal back to parliament for lawmakers to consider again in the week beginning June 3, a Downing Street spokesman said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 20:14:46

Brexit withdrawal bill to parliament week beginning June 3rd - No10

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FX Street   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 19:57:07

Brexit: May reveals plan for Commons vote on key legislation after late-night talks with Corbyn

Bill will be brought forward in week beginning 3 June - the same week the US president Donald Trump is to visit the UK on an official state visit
Ashley Cowburn, Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 19:12:00

May, ministers agree Brexit deal must be ratified by summer break

The British government agreed on Tuesday it was to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for the embattled plan and the prime minister's possible departure.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 18:40:36

PM May to bring Brexit vote to parliament in June - Sky News

British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a meeting on Tuesday evening that she plans to hold another parliamentary vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement in the first week of June, Sky News reported.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 18:39:47

Boris Johnson could face private prosecution over alleged Brexit bus claim

Businessman to bring private case over claim UK sends £350m to the EU each week
FT   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 18:24:04

'A lack of EU policies' causes populism - Verhofstadt

Raw Questions saw Liberal lead candidate for the EU top job Guy Verhofstadt take the hot seat. He faced questions over his EU convictions, Brexit, the climate, and whether he preferred wine over beer.
euronews   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 17:37:38

May to meet Corbyn for Brexit talks later on Tuesday - Labour spokesman

The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will meet Prime Minister Theresa May later on Tuesday to discuss the impasse in their Brexit talks, a Labour spokesman said.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 17:19:20

James Brokenshire can talk his ovens down all he likes, but there will still be four of them, not two

There is a chance that James Brokenshire's ovens are being over-analysed, but what cannot be denied is that here was a politician, standing in front of his four ovens, claiming to only have two
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 16:59:00

Brexit news - live: May and Corbyn vow to continue talks as summer deadline set to pass deal

See below for live updates from Westminster
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 16:26:00

May, ministers agree must ratify Brexit deal by summer break

The British government agreed on Tuesday that it was to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for Brexit and the prime minister's possible departure.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 15:40:08

UK government still preparing for 'no deal' Brexit - May's spokesman

The British government is continuing to make preparations for leaving the European Union without a deal, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 15:32:25

UK's Hunt: It is in both parties' interest to resolve Brexit

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FX Street   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 15:12:35

UK don't need no election nor Brexit referendum - Hunt

Britain does not need a national election or another Brexit referendum right now, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 15:04:56

Brexit: Theresa May cabinet sets summer deadline for leaving EU

Move could trigger Prime Minister standing down within the next two months
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 15:02:56

British Steel asks for state help to avert 'Brexit related' collapse

Firm, which employs 4,500 people, makes £75m request two weeks after £120m loan Britain's second largest steel firm has asked the government for emergency funding to prevent it from collapse, blaming issues". British Steel, which employs 4,500 people at the Scunthorpe steelworks and several sister sites, is understood to be ...
Rob Davies / Guardian   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 14:52:49

Former minister quits Labour saying party has been 'destroyed' under Corbyn's leadership

Bridget Prentice accuses Labour leader of failing to stand up to antisemitic 'bigots' and of 'complete ignorance' on Brexit
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 14:40:29

Cabinet sets July deadline for bill to keep Brexit process on track

FT   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 14:32:52

Brexit Party most popular group for European elections, but only among over-55s poll shows

Nigel Farage's party also ahead of Westminster's established parties for European parliament elections
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 14:20:07

UK: Lack of progress on Brexit - Rabobank

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FX Street   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 13:53:27

Brexit talks doomed? Labour concerned May's successor could ditch any deal

Britain's opposition Labour Party has done all it can to reach a Brexit compromise with Prime Minister Theresa May but is deeply concerned a future Conservative leader could renege on any promises made by the current government.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 13:43:44

British Steel seeks government loan for 'Brexit issues'

The steelmaker says it is seeking another government loan amid reports it is close to administration.
BBC   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 13:38:36

Brexit: 'No significant shift' by government in talks, says McDonnell

As cross-party meetings continue, the shadow chancellor says Labour is "not near what we want".
BBC   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 13:37:39

Ministers agree UK must get Brexit law through by summer - PM's spokesman

British ministers agreed on Tuesday to continue talks with the opposition Labour Party but underlined the government must get Brexit legislation passed before lawmakers go on their summer break, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 13:33:33

May Billed Taxpayer £2,000 for Sofa Betrayal Video

Theresa May famously took to the Downing Street sofa for a more laid-back feel as she tried to explain to the nation why she had bottled Brexit. It might have gone down better than her dire speech the week before but filming it came at an extra cost to the ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 13:23:47

The cost of Labour's Brexit muddle

European election votes for parties that want Remain and second referendum is growing
FT   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 13:20:56

May has made no shift in Brexit talks, Labour Party says

Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May had not yet made a shift in Brexit talks and that the party was concerned a future Conservative leader could renege on any promises made by the current government.
Reuters   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 13:11:12

UK Labour's McDonnell: We have not seen shift from government in talks to break Brexit deadlock

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FX Street   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 13:08:16

May and Corbyn on Brexit: If at first you don't succeed...

The party leaders are still talking, in a bid to hold onto a lost political landscape.
Tom McTague / Politico   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 12:58:32

Tories Fall Nine Points Behind Labour, Brexit Party Get 10% Despite Not Being Included

Labour have opened up a nine-point gap over the Tories, according to the latest Kantar general election polling. The Tories slumped to just 25% behind Labour's 34%. Kantar's poll from March had a ten-point lead for the Tories - that's a 19-point swing to Labour in just two months... Incredibly, ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 12:30:26

Four Welsh Assembly Members Expected to Defect to Brexit Party Tomorrow

Guido understands that four Welsh Assembly members will be defecting to the Brexit Party tomorrow at a rally in Merthyr Tydfil, following Mark Reckless' announcement that he has left the Conservative Group in the Assembly today. Three independents; Caroline Jones, Mandy Jones, and Mark Reckless are expected to join the ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 14 May 2019 11:45:11

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