Brexit News Archive: 14 Sep 2019

Johnson says 'huge' progress made on Northern Irish backstop

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said huge progress had been made on resolving the Northern Irish backstop sticking point in Brexit talks, in a newspaper interview in which he likened himself to the comic book character The Incredible Hulk.
Reuters   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 21:07:41

Johnson to rush through new Brexit deal

Seeking Alpha   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 21:04:55

Lawmaker from Boris Johnson’s Conservative party defects to Liberal Democrats over Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a fresh blow on Saturday after another member of his governing Conservatives defected to an opposition party seeking to reverse Brexit.Former universities minister Sam Gyimah was announced as a new member of the Liberal Democrats at its annual conference in Bournemouth, on the southern ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 20:35:20

Former Conservative minister Gyimah joins Liberal Democrats over Brexit

Former Conservative minister Sam Gyimah has joined the pro-European Union Liberal Democrat party, barely a week after being expelled from the Conservative grouping in parliament over his opposition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans.
Reuters   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 20:09:05

Voters would back temporary government of national unity to avoid no deal, poll finds

Kenneth Clarke and Jeremy Corbyn are favoured options to lead a cross-party administration
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 19:52:56

Most voters believe government should allow Scotland and Northern Ireland to decide on UK membership after Brexit, poll finds

Britain-wide survey finds only minority of voters think Boris Johnson should block referendums
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 19:50:34

Ex-Tory MP Sam Gyimah defects to Lib Dems

Rebel expelled by PM over Brexit joins pro-EU party on first day of conference
FT   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 19:26:00

Former Conservative MP Sam Gyimah joins Lib Dems

He was one of 21 MPs who lost the Tory whip after rebelling in a bid to stop a no-deal Brexit.
BBC   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 18:57:24

Lib Dems Applaud Call for EU to Become an Empire

The EU Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt took to the stage at Lib Dem conference this evening to claim the EU is "acting too little" and needs to become an empire, to rapturous applause. At least he's being more honest than previous Lib Dem speakers... The post Lib Dems Applaud ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 18:42:26

Brexit News: David Cameron Slams Boris Johnson, Says He Is 'Deeply Sorry' For Brexit Uncertainty

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday spoke out on Brexit, saying he was "truly sorry," and criticized Prime Minister Boris Johnson's leadership before the release of his personal memoir, "For The Record."
IBTimes   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 18:34:10

Resolution to Brexit impasse may be within sight

Finally, Boris Johnson appears to be serious about negotiating a deal
FT   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 17:00:26

Brexit left me hugely depressed, truly sorry for divisions: David Cameron

Asked if Brexit has given him sleepless nights, he replies: "I worry about it a lot. Every single day I think about... the things that could have been done differently, and I worry about what is going to happen next.
PTI / Financial Express   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:38:44

Britain may need a second Brexit referendum, says former PM Cameron

Former British prime minister David Cameron, who took the decision in 2016 to hold a referendum on the country's membership of the European Union, said another vote may be needed to resolve the Brexit impasse.
Reuters   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:27:58

Boris Johnson is trapped in a Brexit prison he helped build

CNN   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:05:44

Former British PM David Cameron, who called the Brexit referendum, says he’s about the consequences

The British prime minister who called the Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused.David Cameron said in an interview published on Saturday that he thinks about the consequences of the Brexit referendum “every single ...
Associated Press / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 13:41:37

Liberal Democrat party to consider scrapping Brexit

Members will debate whether to campaign to revoke Article 50 at their party conference in Bournemouth.
BBC   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 13:32:04

Africa in the news: SACU-UK trade agreement, Nigeria's border closures, and Sudan's transitional government

Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique sign post-Brexit trade agreement with the United Kingdom On Tuesday, the United Kingdom signed an economic partnership agreement with six African countries, including the five-country Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and Mozambique, that would take effect after the U.K.'s official exit from the European ...
Christina Golubski / Brookings   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 12:45:13

Poll: Majority Of Brits (Including A Third Of Remainers) Want Brexit Vote Respected

Poll: Majority Of Brits (Including A Third Of Remainers) Want Brexit Vote Respected Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, By ratio of 2:1, voters think it's "fundamentally undemocratic" for some MPs to try and...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 14 Sep 2019 12:23:46

Breakfast with a Brexiteer

Historian Andrew Roberts speaks with TAI about leadership-and the case for a no-deal Brexit. The post Breakfast with a Brexiteer appeared first on The American Interest .