Brexit News Archive: 01 Sep 2019

EU's Barnier 'not optimistic' of divorce deal as MPs bid to block no-deal Brexit

The European Union will not change the divorce deal agreed with Britain, EU negotiator Michel Barnier said in an interview published Sunday as MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit prepared for a showdown week. Barnier insisted the agreement's most contentious element, a so-called backstop mechanism to keep the Northern Irish ...
IBTimes   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 21:32:44

Brexit: Tory MPs warned not to rebel against government

MPs will have the whip withdrawn and be deselected if they rebel against the government, a source says.
BBC   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 21:30:13

No-deal Brexit could bring Dover chaos, govt papers claim

Vehicles could face a two-day delay at Dover in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to government documents seen by Sky News.
Sky   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 21:00:00

No-deal Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn vows to 'pull Britain back from the brink' in outspoken attack on Boris Johnson

Labour leader will summon shadow cabinet for emergency talks to agree tactics
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 20:41:12

Brexit: Boris Johnson could ignore law blocking no deal, senior Tory minister admits

Tensions hit boiling point as MPs prepare to go to war with government over Brexit
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 20:39:00

Government branded immoral over pensions of UK citizens in EU

Failure to guarantee link to state pension increases for life condemned by campaigners The government will not give a lifetime guarantee to index-link the pensions of British nationals who have retired in the EU if there is a no-deal Brexit, a decision that has been described as "immoral" by campaigners. ...
Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent / Guardian   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 19:38:38

Stage set for Brexit clash in U.K. Parliament this week

The U.K. Labour Party's chief Brexit adviser says opposition plans to block a "no-deal" Brexit would require postponing the country's departure deadline again so the ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 19:12:52

UK energy price fears as electricity imports climb to record high

Reliance on European power would bring extra costs after no-deal Brexit, say experts The UK's reliance on electricity imports has climbed to a record high amid fears that homes and businesses could face higher energy bills if the UK crashes out of Europe. The latest government figures, released just weeks ...
Jillian Ambrose / Guardian   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 17:57:22

No-deal Brexit: Secret government report warning of food and medicine shortages must not be 'watered down', Liberal Democrats demand

Exclusive: Whitehall officials who compiled Operation Yellowhammer report should give evidence to MPs, say Lib Dems
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 17:05:00

Brexit, German elections, US jobs

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FT   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 16:13:07

Expats warned of 'frozen' pensions under no-deal Brexit

Retirees to EU countries stand to lose annual increases after three years
FT   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 16:11:14

Forex Today: Brexit, recession, and "impactful and significant" stimulus

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FX Street   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 15:38:04

PM issues dramatic deselection threat to Tory Brexit rebels

Tory MPs who support attempts to block a no-deal Brexit will have the party whip withdrawn and barred from standing as Conservative candidates at the next general election.
Sky   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 15:34:00

EU's Barnier 'not optimistic' of divorce deal as MPs' Brexit showdown looms

EU negotiator Michel Barnier said in an interview published Sunday the bloc will not change the divorce deal agreed with Britain as MPs prepare for a showdown week over Brexit. Barnier insisted the agreement's most contentious element, a so-called backstop mechanism to keep the Northern Irish border open in all ...
IBTimes   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 15:07:15

Boris the Bolshevik

By moving to suspend the UK Parliament for five weeks as the Brexit deadline looms, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has severely - and perhaps permanently - damaged the rule of law. A man who fancies himself as leading in the Churchillian tradition is acting more like Europe's fascist leaders did ...
Nina L. Khrushcheva / Project Syndicate   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 15:03:28

Javid bids to convince City of Brexit 'opportunity'

Sajid Javid has called in 20 of the City's most senior figures for talks in an effort to convince a hitherto-sceptical constituency that a no-deal Brexit presents opportunities for the UK financial services industry.
Sky   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 14:35:00

UK lawmakers against no-deal Brexit to bring forward legislation

British lawmakers opposed to no-deal Brexit will attempt to pass a law this week to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson allowing Britain to crash out of the European Union on Oct. 31, the opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said.
Reuters   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 14:17:59

Brexit Gloves Come Off, "Let The Massacre Begin" Says Eurointelligence

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Tory rebels are preparing emergency legislation to stop a No Deal Brexit. Such threats increase the odds of No Deal. "Let the Massacre Begin" says Eurointelligence. The gloves have come off on both sides. MPs are now plotting a strategy to take total control ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 14:15:00

Claim of no fresh food shortages after no-deal Brexit 'untrue'

A cabinet minister's claim that there will be "no shortages of fresh food" after a no-deal Brexit has been disputed as "categorically untrue" by a major trade body.
Sky   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 13:52:00

Javid greets big moment with more splash-the-cash short-termism

An end to austerity beckons, but the threat of recession resulting from a no-deal Brexit makes the chancellor's strategy risky As Sajid Javid prepares to deliver his spending round statement this week, Britain is yet again on the brink of another week of Brexit chaos. But in his debut Commons ...
Richard Partington / Guardian   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 13:29:34

'Get Ready for Brexit': PR campaign to prepare public for EU exit

A £100m public information campaign urging people to make sure they are prepared for Britain's departure from the EU has been launched by the government.
Sky   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 13:02:00

Boris Johnson firm on Brexit as thousands protest in UK

Meanwhile, thousands of protesters took to the streets over the weekend for coordinated "Stop the Coup" demonstrations against the Parliament suspension confirmed earlier in the week.
PTI / Financial Express   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 12:58:14

UK MPs to introduce legislation to stop 'no-deal' Brexit

Opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman says plans to block 'no deal' will require an extension to Brexit deadline.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 12:46:07

UK minister refuses to rule out ignoring law preventing no-deal Brexit

A British Cabinet minister has refused to confirm that the government would abide by any law preventing a no-deal Brexit if one is forced through Parliament this week.
CNN   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 12:30:07

Gove suggests govt could ignore law blocking no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson's government has been branded an "elective dictatorship" after one of his top ministers raised the prospect of ignoring legislation passed by MPs aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit.
Sky   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 11:46:00

EU's Barnier digs in over divorce deal as MPs' Brexit showdown looms

EU negotiator Michel Barnier said in an interview published Sunday the bloc will not change the divorce deal agreed with Britain as MPs prepare for a showdown week over Brexit. Barnier insisted the agreement's most contentious element, a so-called backstop mechanism to keep the Northern Irish border open in all ...
IBTimes   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 11:40:43

MPs opposed to no-deal Brexit to bring forward legislation

British lawmakers opposed to no-deal Brexit will attempt to pass a law this week to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson allowing Britain to crash out of the European Union on October 31, the opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said.
Reuters   |   Sun, 1 Sep 2019 11:17:59

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