Brexit News Archive: 29 Sep 2019

FCA widens checks on property funds

Outflows hit record levels on no-deal Brexit jitters, fuelling fear of liquidity crunch
FT   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 21:00:27

Boris Johnson could be voted out as Prime Minister amidst race to meet Brexit deadline

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could face a vote of no confidence, which could mean his removal as Prime Minister, as parliamentarians try to avoid a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31. NBC's Matt Bradley joins Kendis Gibson from London to discuss.
MSNBC   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 20:46:23

Tory conference: Three Brexit champions hammer home PM's message

Gove, Rees-Mogg and Barclay sell their plan to members - but outside conference it was a different story.
BBC   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 19:33:38

PM Johnson vows to stay put to hit Oct. 31 Brexit deadline

Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would not quit as Britain's prime minister even if he fails to secure a deal to leave the European Union, insisting only his Conservative government can deliver Brexit on Oct. 31.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 19:30:22

Michael Gove suggests there could be 'a new prime minister' if Boris Johnson fails to get Brexit deal

'I can't believe that the EU would want a situation where we are continually negotiating a deal, with a new Labour or other prime minister'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 19:06:58

UK MPs plan vote of no-confidence in Boris Johnson

Johnson faces not only Brexit pressure but also calls for his resignation over corruption allegations from his time as London's mayor.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 18:40:27

DUP delivers blow to Johnson plan for Brexit backstop

Leader Arlene Foster warns Tories she is not prepared to see border checks in Irish Sea
FT   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 18:27:53

Britain knows the shape of its proposed Brexit deal - UK minister Gove

Britain's government knows the outline of what it sees as a possible deal to leave the European Union, Michael Gove, the minister in charge of planning for a no-deal Brexit, said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 18:16:00

Brexit talks will need to go to wire to get deal - trade minister Truss

Britain will need to take negotiations with the EU on Brexit up to the deadline to force the changes needed to a get deal that will pass through parliament trade minister Liz Truss said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 18:02:43

Opposition plans to stop no-deal Brexit mired in disagreement over tactics

Wide differences over confidence vote and caretaker government ahead of crunch opposition meeting
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 17:59:00

Brexit Party leader Farage says he will run in next election

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Sunday he would run for a seat in Britain's Westminster parliament in any upcoming election.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 16:21:18

Britain to introduce a Magnitsky law after Brexit - Raab

Britain will introduce laws after it leaves the European Union to freeze assets of those deemed responsible for human rights abuses, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 15:58:20

The EU is a democracy, run by elected politicians

Brexit campaigners often claim that the EU isn't democratic. But in many ways, it's more democratic than our system of democracy in the UK where: We have an unelected second chamber. We have an unelected head of state (who has no real power to intervene on important issues). We have ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 15:52:37

Northern Ireland's DUP leader Foster backs Johnson's Brexit push

The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Arlene Foster said on Sunday that she supported British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, but could not accept leaving the EU on different terms to the rest of the country.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 15:48:03

Rees-Mogg - DUP backing will bring in support for Brexit deal

Conservative and opposition lawmakers will likely vote through any Brexit deal that Prime Minister Johnson secures if the Northern Irish DUP party support it, House of Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 15:27:40

UK lacks leadership to sort Brexit, says Finnish PM

EU presidency holder describes Westminster as a 'mess'
FT   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 15:23:54

UK Prime Minister's Secret Brexit Plans: Time to hard-Brexit Proof Investments

By George Prior, Prior Consultancy Boris Johnson's reported secret plans to circumnavigate parliament and deliver Brexit means you should now consider hard Brexit-proofing your finances, warns the CEO of the world's largest independent financial advisory organization. The warning from deVere Group's founder and chief executive, Nigel Green, comes as it ...
Special To ETF Trends / ETF Trends   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 15:00:04

Arlene Foster says DUP would consider backing Brexit deal if Boris Johnson secures time-limit to backstop

DUP leader insists agreement with EU can still be reached 'even at this late stage'
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 14:51:00

Tory conference: 'Boris blimp' flown by anti-Brexit campaigners follows prime minister to Manchester

Organisers deploy balloon to highlight PM's 'over-inflated ego'
Vincent Wood / The Independent   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 14:44:00

Britain to introduce a Magnitsky law after Brexit - foreign minister

Britain will introduce laws after it leaves the European Union to freeze assets of those deemed responsible for human rights abuses, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 14:41:55

Britain will be low-tax after Brexit, says trade minister Truss

Britain will be a low-tax, flexible economy after it leaves the European Union, trade minister Liz Truss said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 14:36:23

Johnson vows to stay put to hit October 31 Brexit deadline

Boris Johnson vowed on Sunday he would not quit as Britain's prime minister even if he fails to secure a deal to leave the European Union, saying only his Conservative government can deliver Brexit on Oct. 31.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 14:21:09

British PM Boris Johnson fuels speculation he could ignore Brexit delay law

Boris Johnson has ramped up speculation that he is planning to bypass a law that stops the UK from crashing out of the European Union without a deal.The prime minister told the BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show that Britain can still leave the bloc on October 31 despite the passing ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 13:35:10

Health minister - I accept the law but it could be challenged

British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday he accepted the law but that did not mean it shouldn't be challenged, when asked about legislation that could force the government to ask the European Union to delay Brexit.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 13:23:08

Brexit crisis pushes UK business expectations to weakest since 2011: CBI

Pessimism in British businesses rose in the three months to September to the highest level in almost eight years, as the escalating Brexit crisis weighed heavily on companies, a survey showed on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 11:46:43

Boris Johnson has cocooned himself in his own inadequacy. No one can touch him

To have so many career-ending scandals running concurrently is surely part of the plan
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 11:37:02

Getting Brexit done? | Matt Hancock and Nigel Farage

Sophy's interviewing Health Secretary Matt Hancock at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, and the Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage.
Sky   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 11:33:00

What the Charts Say: Lower Yields and Softer Equities?

Disappointing flash PMI figures helped push the euro to new lows for the year last week to almost $1.09. The dollar rose against most of the major currencies. The dollar bloc fared the best, while no-deal Brexit fears and dovish comments by a traditional hawk at Bank of England took ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Sun, 29 Sep 2019 11:27:13