Brexit News Archive: 21 Sep 2019

Tactical voting by Remain supporters could defeat 60 Tories and end Boris Johnson's reign at snap election, poll indicates

Huge numbers say they willing to lend their votes to defeat party committed to Brexit in their own constituency
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 20:49:00

Conservatives hold significant lead over Labour - poll

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party has a 15 percentage-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a poll published on Saturday, ahead of a possible national election aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit.
Reuters   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 20:18:38

Brexit Ambiguity Killing Labour

Top lines from the latest Opinium poll: Conservative Party now has a 15-point lead over Labour (37% vs 22%) Disapproval of the opposition leaders and the House of Commons on Brexit continues to rise week-on-week Now Remainers are just as likely to vote Lib Dems they are Labour (33% for ...
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 20:07:17

Labour could wait until after election to decide second referendum stance

Labour could head into a general election campaign without a clear position on which side it would support in a second Brexit referendum.
Sky   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 19:59:00

Labour conference: Starmer and Thornberry ramp up pressure on Corbyn with pro-Remain message at rally

Leader urged to fully oppose Brexit as activists launch bid to force shift in party policy
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 16:57:22

UK’s Labour Party in turmoil as vote to oust deputy leader Tom Watson ditched amid Brexit disagreements

Britain’s major opposition Labour Party was thrown into turmoil Saturday after a close ally of leader Jeremy Corbyn sought to oust his deputy, a move that prompted a furious outcry from many in the party.While the attempt to dislodge Tom Watson was ditched after Corbyn intervened, the row laid bare ...
Associated Press / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 16:47:20

Jeremy Corbyn accused of stifling Brexit debate

Leader accused of ignoring grassroots feeling at Labour party conference
FT   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 15:03:42


( Scott Johnson ) Spiked has posted the film below "about the transatlantic populist revolt" with this introduction: Brexit and Trump were two ballot-box revolts that, though different in many ways, shared one clear thing in common: the fury they provoked from the establishment. Politicians and commentators, in the US ...
Scott Johnson / Power Line   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 14:47:11

Brexit: Patience wearing thin among Ireland's farmers

Ireland exports 90 percent of all the food it produces, mostly to the UK.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:30:22

How Real Are Post-Brexit Food Fears?

Britons probably won't starve if the U.K. ever manages to leave the E.U.
Baylen Linnekin / Hit & Run   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 12:30:50

Brexit: Angry MPs accuse Corbyn of 'stitch-up' to stop Labour backing Remain in second referendum

Row erupts within minutes of Tom Watson winning his fight to stay on deputy leader - prompting further turmoil and anger at Labour leader
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 11:48:00

Labour deputy leader survives bid to oust him over Brexit

The deputy leader of the Labour Party survived an attempt to oust him over Brexit on Saturday after party chief Jeremy Corbyn moved to defuse a row that threatened to overshadow the party's bid to show it was ready for power.
Reuters   |   Sat, 21 Sep 2019 11:28:41

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