Brexit News Archive: 28 Jul 2019

Boris Johnson told no-deal Brexit will leave crush domestic policy plans - Guardian

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FX Street   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 21:56:37

PM Johnson heads to Scotland as local leader attacks no-deal Brexit

Britain's Boris Johnson will make his first visit to Scotland as prime minister on Monday, his office said, as his Conservative Party's leader there said she would refuse to support a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 21:37:23

Boris Johnson won the vote, but could Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party get the prize?

Days after taking office, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised not to call a general election before the October 21 EU departure date, having already ruled out an electoral pact with the right-wing populist Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party. He may end up having to do who following last month’s EU elections ...
Hilary Clarke / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 21:35:24

EU must move faster to prepare for no-deal Brexit risk - CBI

The European Union is less prepared for a no-deal Brexit than Britain, potentially leaving British firms at a disadvantage if there is no transition agreement and weakening London's hand in future trade talks, a British employers group said.
Reuters   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 21:15:04

Business lobby group CBI says UK not ready for no-deal Brexit

The CBI publishes practical steps it says the UK, EU and firms can take in the run up to 31 October.
BBC   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 21:02:12

Boris Johnson unveils special Brexit committee as government makes no-deal preparations 'number one priority'

Meetings will convene in Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms - typically used by ministers for emergency responses
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 20:51:18

EU doctors and nurses worth more than £3bn to UK economy over five years, new figures show

Sum represents taxes paid by an average of more than 11,000 doctors and 31,000 nurses
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 20:31:51

PSA threat to Ellesmere Port Vauxhall plant over Brexit

Carmaker lines up alternative Astra plant in Europe in case of hit to profitability
FT   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 20:30:11

Johnson calls for renewal of 'ties that bind UK'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the UK must "renew the ties" between its four nations to ensure a bright post-Brexit future.
Sky   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 17:37:00

Davidson backs Johnson - but not his no-deal Brexit plan

The Scottish Conservative Leader has said she will back Boris Johnson - but not a no-deal Brexit.
Sky   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 16:17:00

Brexit: Pound Set For Volatile Fall After Calm Summer?

Seeking Alpha   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 16:01:21

EU decision on equivalence set to heighten UK post-Brexit fears

Some market access rights of Canada, Brazil, Singapore, Argentina and Australia to be withdrawn
FT   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 15:42:32

Brexit Party bus found abandoned in hedge after breaking down

Campaign team leaves bus empty with doors open in middle of layby overnight
Conrad Duncan / The Independent   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 15:41:58

UK aerospace industry steps up no-deal Brexit plan to switch regulator

Six hundred UK-based firms have signed up to move from Civil Aviation Authority to European regulator The British aerospace industry has stepped up plans for a Brexit exodus from the UK aviation regulator, as a second deadline for the UK leaving the EU without a deal looms. More than 600 ...
Jasper Jolly / Guardian   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 14:24:44

No-deal Brexit now 'assumed' by government, says Gove

Michael Gove says he expects the EU will not consider striking a new withdrawal deal with the UK.
BBC   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 14:09:15

Fighting talk: Ireland raises stakes in Brexit showdown

With the prospect of a no-deal Brexit becoming ever more likely under Boris Johnson, the remaining EU member state with most to lose - Ireland - is hardening its rhetoric. Ireland has a land border with Britain that it wants to keep free-flowing after Brexit and it fears massive economic ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 13:53:05

The EU must prepare for a no-deal Brexit

Europe's leaders have failed to anticipate the risks of an overnight UK exit
FT   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 13:01:31

I've been subjected to more racism since Brexit than rest of my career altogether, former children's laureate says

Helena Horton / Telegraph   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 12:48:05

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson goes to war with Boris Johnson: 'I won't support no-deal Brexit'

Warning follows Michael Gove's remarks that government is 'operating on assumption' of UK exiting EU without a deal
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 12:46:00

UK 'must operate on the assumption' of no-deal Brexit, says Gove

'No deal is now a very real prospect.'
Jakob Hanke / Politico   |   Sun, 28 Jul 2019 11:57:18