Brexit News Archive: 08 Jul 2019

FX markets shrug off tough Brexit talk from Johnson

Options markets are not pricing in great turbulence in run-up to October deadline
FT   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 21:53:12

The history and future of Britain's Labour Party

British politics have come under the spotlight (again) in the wake of Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation, and the upcoming Conservative Party leadership election. A key player that is expected to influence the future of British politics is the Labour Party, which has been led by Jeremy Corbyn since ...
Filippos Letsas / Brookings   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 21:32:05

‘What a mess’: Donald Trump slams Theresa May over Brexit, will ‘no longer deal’ with UK ambassador after leaked memos

Donald Trump said on Monday he will “no longer deal” with the British ambassador to the United States following the leak of frank memos assessing his administration.In a tweet, the US president said of ambassador Kim Darroch: “I do not know the Ambassador, but he is not liked or well ...
Agencies / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 20:37:40

U.K. Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal

British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 20:16:54

Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal

British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, according to a copy of the agreement seen by Reuters.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 19:14:15

Unions agree Labour should back second Brexit referendum

Labour could still support leaving the EU under a Brexit deal of its own.
Emilio Casalicchio, Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 19:05:58

Brexit: Cabinet ministers against no deal are 'sitting on their hands' instead of voting to stop it, Justine Greening says

Exclusive: Former education secretary lashes out at colleagues who 'talk tough' but say 'now is not the right time to act' - ahead of likely Commons vote on Tuesday
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 19:05:05

Labour remains torn between Leave or Remain

UK opposition party could still back either Brexit policy depending on circumstances
FT   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 18:46:42

'What a mess': Trump attacks Theresa May's handling of Brexit

Donald Trump says Theresa May has made a "mess" of Brexit, and he will no longer deal with the UK's ambassador to the US.
Sky   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 18:37:00

Labour-affiliated union chiefs agree party should support second EU referendum regardless of deal

Labour has taken a big step towards full backing for a second EU referendum, after the country's biggest trade unions agreed the party should demand a public vote on any Brexit outcome produced by the Tories and should campaign for Remain.
The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 17:59:10

Labour affiliated unions reach agreement on Brexit vote

Unions back a referendum in all scenarios including on a deal negotiated by a future Labour government.
BBC   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 17:45:55

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain

Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if a new Tory PM negotiates a fresh Brexit deal.
Sky   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 17:09:00

Unions Now Officially Backing Remain

The trade union leaders have this afternoon finally come to a united position as to what they want Labour's Brexit policy to be. Key Corbyn ally Len McCluskey appears to have finally dropped his opposition. The Unions will now pressure Labour to officially argue that whatever deal is negotiated in ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 17:02:59

Britain hunts source of anti-Trump diplomatic leak

Unflattering remarks about Donald Trump, made by Britain's ambassador to the US, were leaked to pro-Brexit journalist.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 16:49:45

Boris Johnson's Brexit plan for businesses dismissed by head of WTO

Tory leadership hopeful is wrong to suggest UK could have tariff-free trade with the EU following a no-deal Brexit, says international body's chief
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 16:19:00

Cambridge University Invents Robot

Remoaner engagement with the post-Brexit immigration debate rarely gets beyond calling Leave voters fascists and complaining "but who will do all the jobs I don't want to do like fruit and vegetable picking?" Not all scientists have been moaning about it, some have actually been getting on with coming up ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 16:08:49

Brexit: Civil servants moved around for no-deal plans as deadline shifts

Newsnight learns that most staff planning for no deal were stood down, but may be reinstated before October.
BBC   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 16:00:05

Labour takes step towards backing Final Say referendum as MPs trigger plan to thwart no-deal Brexit

Trade unions agree party should call for second public vote on EU membership
Jane Dalton, Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 15:12:00

Labour's Kate Hoey will not stand in next general election

The Brexit-backing MP caused controversy within her party during the 2016 referendum.
BBC   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 14:37:11

Why there's more to the Northern Ireland bill than meets the eye

Abortion rights, same-sex marriage and a no-deal Brexit could all come into play during debate on the bill.
BBC   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 13:52:17

The opposition to no-deal Brexit grows

Many Conservative MPs make clear their determination to block hard exit
FT   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 13:04:34

Kate Hoey Stepping Down as Labour MP

Labour Brexit hero Kate Hoey MP has announced that she will be stepping down as an MP at the next election after 30 years representing Vauxhall. Sadly it will mean an end to FBPE Corbynistas in heavily pro-Remain Vauxhall getting spectacularly triggered by their local MP. Opens up a plum ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 12:01:33

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