Brexit News Archive: 27 Jun 2019

UK PM Candidate Boris Johnson preparing emergency budget for no-deal Brexit - The UK Times

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FX Street   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 21:49:17

Hunt urges Johnson to 'be straight with people' over no-deal Brexit

Jeremy Hunt questions his rival's Brexit plans as Boris Johnson says further delay will "erode trust".
BBC   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 21:34:01

FT: Are UK House Prices Heading for a Post Brexit Meltdown

Published in January, but has some interesting figures from historic crashes.
tenyearstogetmymoneyback / House Price Crash   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 20:59:23

Boris Johnson is still lying, and still no one cares

Boris Johnson's Brexit plan has been shown to be garbage. It has not stopped him sticking to it.
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 20:42:00

Brexit stimulates vexed questions on a united Ireland

The problems - political, economic and social - are considerable; the upsides questionable
FT   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 18:11:55

Vauxhall Astra to be built in UK if ministers avoid no-deal Brexit

PSA Group's decision is boost to British car industry and workers at Ellesmere Port plant PSA Group said it will build its new Vauxhall Astra car at its Ellesmere Port plant but only on the condition the government secures a good Brexit deal. The decision is a major boost for ...
Jasper Jolly / Guardian   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 15:23:47

Vauxhall Astra: Ellesmere Port manufacture 'depends on Brexit'

The new Astra will be built at its Ellesmere Port plant if a satisfactory deal is reached, its firm says.
BBC   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:46:56

Smooth Brexit could hand UK new Vauxhall Astra production

Potential Ellesmere Port boost from PSA 'conditional on final terms' of EU exit
FT   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:25:09

No-deal Brexit could end Japan investment boom, envoy tells UK PM rivals

Japan on Thursday cautioned the two candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May that a no-deal Brexit would be so disruptive for many companies that Japanese capital's 35-year bet on Britain could end.
Reuters   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:02:26

Senior Conservative MP Clarke says will vote for Brexit no-deal blocking move

Senior Conservative lawmaker Ken Clarke said on Thursday he will vote for an attempt in parliament next week to block Britain's new prime minister leaving the EU without a deal.
Reuters   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:59:35

Keir Starmer Picks EU Anthem at Desert Island Discs Event

Labour's Shadow Brexit Secretary has picked the EU's 'national' anthem as one of his favourite bops during a Desert Island Disks style event at a Labour Party fundraiser in Camden last week. Is he genuinely that sad or is this all just playing to a fanatical crowd..? He reportedly told ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:47:44

Vauxhall owner PSA holds Brexit gun to Ellesmere Port

The owner of Vauxhall says it plans to make the next generation Astra at Ellesmere Port but only if certain Brexit and union conditions are met.
Sky   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:42:00

Brexit puts the survival of the union at stake

Lack of concern for Scotland among London-based English politicians presents dangers
FT   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:12:39

Will the Bank of England cut interest rates before the Brexit deadline?

Costas Milas explains why the probability of no-deal Brexit being on the rise means that the Bank of England may have to proceed with interest rate cuts before 31 October, and the possible consequences of such move. Speaking to the Treasury Select Committee, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney hinted ...
Artemis Photiadou / British Politics and Policy at LSE   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:08:39

Brexit news - live: Boris Johnson downgrades Tory Islamophobia inquiry and vows to sack ministers against no deal, amid Labour confusion over Corbyn stance

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Ashley Cowburn, Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 12:36:00

Brexit: Theresa May refuses unconditional support for next PM

The prime minister has declined to guarantee her backing for her successor's Brexit plan.
BBC   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 12:23:44

Boris Johnson's Big Lie

While Boris Johnson, the likely successor to British Prime Minister Theresa May, takes his country down a path of diminished trade, the European Union is negotiating one of the largest free-trade agreements in the world. One really has to wonder what the Brexiteers have to complain about.
Guy Verhofstadt / Project Syndicate   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 12:03:22

How can MPs stop Johnson from a no-deal Brexit?

There are opportunities, but also plenty of obstacles for pro-EU forces in coming months
FT   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 12:03:19

Tory leadership: Theresa May signals she may oppose Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt after she steps down as PM

Outgoing prime minister declines to back successor's EU withdrawal plan in all circumstances
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:42:13

Nigel Farage attended dinner with right-wing conspiracists

The Brexit Party said it did not 'vet other people's guest lists.'
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:27:31

Theresa May warns Boris Johnson against bypassing parliament on Brexit

Outgoing UK prime minister says any successor to her has to seek majority support
FT   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:09:56

Verhofstadt: Boris Johnson full of 'false promises'

European Parliament's Brexit coordinator says Tory leadership front-runner's backers still think only he can deliver a 'mythical true Brexit.'
Isabella Borshoff / Politico   |   Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:05:03

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