Brexit News Archive: 21 Nov 2019

Campaign group Led By Donkeys offers to sell to Nigel Farage - for £1m

Stunt 'designed to highlight lunacy and hypocrisy' of Conservative alliance with upstart faction
Edd Dracott / The Independent   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:36:22

Shareholders back Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin at AGM

Despite corporate governance warnings, outspoken Brexiter gets overwhelming support Shareholders have thrown their weight behind the founder chairman of JD Wetherspoon despite a furious row over corporate governance. Ahead of Thursday's annual shareholder meeting the influential proxy voting agencies that advise big shareholders how to vote had raised a number ...
Zoe Wood / Guardian   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:49:10

North Sea Oil Is Doomed With Or Without Brexit

The uncertainty of the future of Brexit has left the United Kingdom's economy in stagnation as business investment falters on the eve of the nation's December general election. While Boris Johnson tries to rally voters to instill their confidence in him to usher in a new era of economic prosperity ...
Haley Zaremba / Oil Price   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:00:00

21 Days To Go

TORIES Big attacks today on Corbyn's manifesto launch, specifically over the lack of Brexit policy and cost of proposals Topline(s): A Corbyn Government will cost you £2,400 in tax LABOUR Big day: Labour's manifesto launch New policy of a windfall tax on oil companies Claims the policy is 'fully costed' ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:55:49

Weekly Briefing: Party leaders defend Brexit policies as campaign enters new phase

Open Europe's David Shiels looks at each party's Brexit policies as the election campaign moves into a new phase. The post Weekly Briefing: Party leaders defend Brexit policies as campaign enters new phase appeared first on Open Europe .
David Shiels / Open Europe   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:41:59

UK Conservatives storm ahead in election funding race

Labour has received less in large donations than the Tories, Liberal Democrats and the Brexit Party.
Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:19:04

Labour manifesto: EU 'open to' Corbyn's Brexit policy, says Ireland's Leo Varadkar

Taoiseach says Corbyn's renegotiation plan would not be a problem
Jon Stone, Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:16:00

Brexit Party candidate scuffles with Morrisons security guard after being thrown out of supermarket for 'forcing leaflets' on shoppers

Video shows Julian Newton shouting 'I'm going to have a cup of tea, I'm starving,' as he tries to enter store
Chris Baynes / The Independent   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:09:32

Labour's Brexit plans will keep UK closely aligned with EU

Party manifesto would commit Jeremy Corbyn to renegotiating exit deal within 3 months
FT   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:41:25

General election: Final Say referendum will be legally-binding, says Corbyn

Labour leader denounces prime minister's promise to 'get Brexit done' as a 'fraud on the British people'
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:08:00

Goodall Finds Big Election Swing in Wrexham

Journalists are used to going round in circles when interviewing politicians, but Lewis Goodall took this to new heights yesterday by conducting an interview on a fairground ride. A real emotional roller coaster of a chat... The absurd clip sees Lewis talking to an anti-Brexit 19-year-old - who was too ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:00:19

Labour manifesto: Where does the party stand on the big issues?

Corbyn describes manifesto as 'most radical' programme for government in decades
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:48:00

UK Labour Makes Radical Election Pitch

Britain's main opposition Labour party on Thursday unveiled its general election manifesto, promising a radical agenda for social change, including nationalising key industries and a controversial second referendum on Brexit. Party leader Jeremy Corbyn called it "the most radical and ambitious plan to transform our country in decades" and a ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:17:05

Boris Johnson news - live: Experts say Tory tax plans will mostly benefit wealthier people, as minister faces derision for saying government 'not to blame' for poverty

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Benjamin Kentish, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:52:00

Labour manifesto: Corbyn vows to take on 'wealthy and powerful' and save NHS from privatisation, as election pledges unveiled

Labour leader reveals plans to solve Brexit crisis and tackle climate emergency
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:49:00

What exactly is so bad about uncertainty, anyway?

The one certainty in politics at the moment is that it is uncertain. From a British point of view, there is the apparently endless game-playing over Brexit - coupled with the looming prospect of an unpredictable and highly consequential general election. I'm sure I don't need to elaborate on the ...
Tim Harford / Tim Harford   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:23:51

Corbyn has no credibility without a Brexit plan - Conservatives

Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn lacks credibility because he will not say how he would vote in the new Brexit referendum he proposes, the Conservative party said after its main rivals released their election manifesto.
Reuters   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:17:42

UK Labour launches manifesto with pitch to 'protect' free movement

Jeremy Corbyn positioned his party as a moderate Brexit option.
Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:03:45