Brexit News Archive: 07 Sep 2019

Amber Rudd quits UK Cabinet over Johnson's handling of Brexit

'I cannot stand by as good, loyal moderate Conservatives are expelled.'
Paul Dallison / Politico   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 21:55:30

Top British minister Amber Rudd quits over Brexit in new blow to Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson received a fresh blow on Saturday when senior minister Amber Rudd quit her work and pensions post in protest over his handling of the Brexit crisis.“I have resigned from Cabinet and surrendered the Conservative Whip,” Rudd tweeted.I have resigned from Cabinet and surrendered the Conservative ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 21:52:22

Brexit: All the latest updates

Gov't minister Amber Rudd quits over PM Johnson's culling of Conservative MPs for backing rebel Brexit bill.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 21:07:05

Amber Rudd quits UK government

Work and pensions secretary says expulsion of 21 rebel MPs over No Deal Brexit was 'political vandalism'
FT   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 20:54:38

British MPs prepare court action to enforce Brexit delay

MPs ready for legal fight over possible delay to UK's exit from EU with PM Johnson non-committal over new Brexit bill.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 20:34:34

Pence Assures British PM There Will Be A U.S.-U.K. Trade Deal After Brexit

There are several hurdles to a successful U.S.-U.K. deal
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 20:23:05

Breaking: Amber Rudd resigns over Brexit and treatment of rebels

Amber Rudd has resigned as secretary of state for work and pensions with immediate effect, she has confirmed.
James Phillips / Professional Pensions   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 20:18:00

Amber Rudd: Work and pensions secretary resigns and quits Tories as Boris Johnson's government plunged into further chaos

'I cannot stand by as good, loyal moderate Conservatives are expelled,' MP says as she launches attack on Boris Johnson
Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 20:15:00

Amber Rudd quits Tories in new setback to Boris Johnson over Brexit

Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has quit the Cabinet and the Conservative Party, dealing a fresh blow to Boris Johnson's government.
Sky   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 20:10:00

Boris Johnson ‘could be jailed’ for refusing to seek Brexit delay

Jeremy Corbyn has warned Boris Johnson he is not above the law after the prime minister suggested he would refuse to seek another Brexit extension despite MPs passing a bill to prevent a no deal.Speaking on a visit to Norwich on Saturday, the Labour leader said: in quite extraordinary territory ...
The Guardian / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 18:14:37

A Brexit deal is still possible

Parliament must rediscover the art of compromise or faith in democracy will be at stake
FT   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 17:00:26

Boris Johnson warned he could be jailed if he refuses to delay Brexit

Refusal to follow the law 'would amount to contempt of court.'
Paul Dallison / Politico   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 16:55:45

Brexit: MPs willing to go to court to enforce delay

Boris Johnson is warned he could face jail if he fails to comply with a new law designed to stop the UK leaving the EU with no deal.
BBC   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 16:14:07

Hammond takes legal advice on Tory expulsion

Philip Hammond has revealed he is taking legal advice on Boris Johnson's decision to throw him and 20 other Tory MPs out of the party for trying to avoid a no-deal Brexit.
Sky   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 15:44:00

Commentators consider Boris Johnson's next steps

After a week of setbacks for Boris Johnson, what are the PM's remaining options for Brexit?
BBC   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 15:32:44

Boris Johnson - Brexit Hero-In-The-Making Or Goat?

Boris Johnson - Brexit Hero-In-The-Making Or Goat? Authored by Tom Luongo, This week's Brexit drama was vitally important for Boris Johnson. And intentional or not he has maneuvered events to a very interesting inflection point. The random acts of vandalism performed by Remainers on all sides of the political aisle ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 14:30:00

MPs prepare court action to enforce Brexit delay

British lawmakers are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to defy legislation compelling him to seek a further delay to Brexit, opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 13:11:13

Boris Johnson 'could face prison time' if he breaks law in pursuit of no-deal Brexit

Ex-director of public prosecutions says prime minister would be treated like any other citizen in 'contempt of court'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 12:49:22

MPs prepare court action to enforce Brexit delay - BBC

British lawmakers are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to defy legislation compelling him to seek a further delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 12:46:39

Amusing Poll On Brexit Preferences

Amusing Poll On Brexit Preferences Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, There is still no majority support for anything. Some will never be happy no...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 12:24:11

Boris Johnson has only a few options left. All of them are pretty bad

CNN   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 12:17:59

British lawmakers prepare court action to enforce Brexit delay - BBC

British lawmakers are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to defy legislation compelling him to seek a further delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 12:13:26

Boris Johnson 'could go to jail if he refuses to delay Brexit'

The former director of public prosecutions has told Sky News that Boris Johnson could go to prison if he refuses to delay Brexit in the face of court action.
Sky   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 12:12:00

Demonstrators protest against no-deal Brexit in central Berlin

Dozens of demonstrators belonging to a group called "Stop the Coup" gathered in central Berlin on Saturday to protest against a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 11:51:25

Pro and anti-Brexit protesters clash outside parliament

Pro and anti-Brexit protesters have clashed outside parliament.
Samuel Osborne / The Independent   |   Sat, 7 Sep 2019 11:34:00