Brexit News Archive: 22 Sep 2019

UK small companies hit by Brexit fatigue and confusion

Businesses frustrated and apprehensive as they try to prepare for EU withdrawal
FT   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 22:00:27

UK's Labour Party holds annual conference

Party officials had aimed to present Labour as a but the plan is being overshadowed by Brexit crisis.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 18:48:40

Boris Johnson to attend New York UN summit despite Brexit turmoil and uncertainty over suspension of parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will travel as planned to this week’s United Nations meetings in New York, Downing Street said on Sunday, despite uncertainty over whether Britain’s top court might intervene in his suspension of parliament.Johnson is expected to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Donald Trump, Indian ...
Tribune News Service / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 18:35:52

Labour infighting over Brexit and Corbyn's future overshadows crucial pre-election conference

Deputy leader warns a 'battle for the future of the party' is under way
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 17:31:00

Labour ruins its moment with show of infighting

Policy giveaways are overshadowed by rows over Brexit as Corbyn insists he is staying
FT   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 17:20:34

Corbyn prepares for struggle over Brexit referendum position

Jeremy Corbyn is pushing for Labour to delay its decision on whether to campaign for Remain or a renegotiated Brexit deal in another referendum until after the next election.
Sky   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 16:48:00

Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn battles it out with members over Brexit

Labour's conference in Liverpool last year was essentially about defusing a bomb that threatened to go off over Brexit. And it looks like this year will be the same. That's because there continues to be a major mismatch between what the party's membership wants on Europe and what its leadership ...
Tim Bale, Professor of Politics, Queen Mary University of London / The Conversation   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 16:40:24

UK Labour Seeks Brexit Plan To Reverse Poll Slump

Britain's main opposition Labour Party was torn by infighting Sunday as it tried to forge a coherent Brexit strategy that could reverse polls indicating a likely election drubbing. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's moment of truth at the annual party conference comes with Britain facing the grim prospect of ending its ...
IBTimes   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 16:39:38

Jeremy Corbyn faces calls to resolve Labour Brexit divisions

The Labour leader is coming under pressure to signal his opposition to leaving the EU "once and for all".
BBC   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 15:48:02

British expats take to streets in Spain to protest Brexit uncertainty

James Rothwell / Telegraph   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 15:45:37

The party will decide our Brexit position, says Corbyn

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday his party would guide him on how to campaign in a second Brexit referendum, pledging to offer voters a choice between staying in the European Union and a deal.
Reuters   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 14:48:23

Boris Johnson heads to UN, urging world to see beyond Brexit

Times of India   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 14:29:25

Labour set to give all foreign nationals living in UK right to vote in general elections for first time

Exclusive: Party to promise to massively extend voting franchise in move that could have major impact on future of Brexit
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 14:20:00

Emily Thornberry urges Jeremy Corbyn to 'make a decision now' on Labour's Brexit stance

Shadow foreign secretary warns party risks losing 30% of pro-Remain votes without clear stance
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 14:01:21

Theresa May-style evasion, Trump-esque smears on the media - Corbyn's performance on Marr had it all

The Labour leader only becomes bad-tempered when he knows he's completely bang to rights. Boy did it show
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:25:00

UK to give £1bn in foreign aid to help developing countries fight climate change

Boris Johnson's visit to the UN will be dominated by Brexit and the Saudi Arabian oil attack - but the early focus is the climate crisis
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:05:38

The EU will never abandon the level playing field

Member states would not countenance a Brexit deal that gave the UK regulatory autonomy
FT   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:00:27

Dozens of Britons march in southern Spain ahead of Brexit

Dozens of Britons marched through the southern Spanish city of Malaga on Sunday to register their concerns about their uncertain status as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 12:32:09

Corbyn: UK could be better off outside EU with the right deal

Labour Party members will meet Sunday night to agree one or more Brexit motions to be put to the party conference.
Joshua Posaner, Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 12:25:32

No-deal Brexit: How EU Members Are Preparing

With the spectre of a no-deal Brexit looming on October 31, EU members are taking measures to cushion their economies, safeguard trade with Britain and protect citizens' rights. The prospect of trade barriers being re-erected on November 1 between Britain and its EU neighbours has led to fears of nightmarish ...
IBTimes   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 12:20:42

Let's decide our Brexit referendum stance now, says Labour's foreign policy chief

Britain's main opposition Labour Party should make a decision on what to campaign for in any second referendum now, the party's foreign affairs policy chief, Emily Thornberry, said on Sunday, putting herself at odds with leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Reuters   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 12:17:40

Sadiq Khan attacks Corbyn's 'fudge' on Brexit as he joins shadow cabinet members backing Remain

Exclusive: London mayor becomes latest senior figure to insist that party must oppose Brexit, and says Labour MPs must be whipped to back Remain
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sun, 22 Sep 2019 11:55:00