Brexit News Archive: 23 Nov 2019

Johnson pitches 'Christmas present' Brexit push in manifesto

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will promise to bring his Brexit deal back to parliament before Christmas when he launches his manifesto on Sunday, the cornerstone of his pitch to voters to "get Brexit done".
Reuters   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 22:08:14

General election 2019: Tories to launch manifesto 'to get Brexit done'

The Conservatives' election manifesto will pledge to bring back the Brexit bill before Christmas.
BBC   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 22:00:02

General election: Liberal Democrats targeting Brexit big beasts like Dominic Raab, says Jo Swinson

After 12 December poll, people might be asking 'Did you stay up for Raab?' says Lib Dem leader
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 21:23:03

Maha drama: The only 'ism' that matters in Indian politics is opportunism

A week is a long time in British politics. At the moment, parties are releasing their manifestos and preparing for debates on Brexit and the economy based on their declared positions. In India, on the...
Sagarika Ghose / Times of India   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 20:32:39

PM pledges Brexit bill vote before Christmas in Conservative manifesto

Boris Johnson is promising to bring the Brexit bill back to parliament before Christmas - and introduce a "triple tax lock" to ensure rates of income tax, national insurance and VAT do not rise under a Conservative government.
Sky   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 20:15:00

General election: Conservatives extend lead over Labour as Brexit Party loses support, poll says

Apparent swing to Tories likely to be due to Nigel Farage standing down candidates, rather than a 'debate bounce' for Boris Johnson
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 18:22:00

Corbyn - I would stay neutral in a second Brexit referendum

The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said on Friday he would remain neutral in any second Brexit referendum, so he could credibly carry out the result of the vote and unite the country.
Reuters   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 15:19:25

General election: Drive to sign up young for 'vote of a lifetime' as registration deadline looms

Election dominated by Brexit could have decisive effect on the lives of those now in their teens and twenties, campaigners say
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 15:06:00

UK voters divided over who can deliver Brexit

Brexit has divided the nation and contributed to historic levels of political polarisation ahead of the election.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 14:34:59

North Sea Oil Is Doomed With Or Without Brexit

North Sea Oil Is Doomed With Or Without Brexit Authored by Haley Zaremba via OilPrice.com, 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 ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 13:10:00

Corbyn defends neutral Brexit referendum stance

Jeremy Corbyn has defended his promise to stay neutral in a second EU referendum, saying the stance is a sign of "strength and maturity".
Sky   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 13:09:00

Is Conventional Wisdom Too Optimistic? The Week Ahead

There have been three general issues that the macro-fundamental picture has revolved around this year: trade, growth, and Brexit. On all three counts, conventional wisdom seems unduly optimistic, and this may have helped dampen volatility.A series of signals suggest that the US and China remain far apart in trade negotiations. ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 12:50:56

General election 2019: Corbyn defends 'neutral' Brexit stance

The Labour leader says his pledge to be neutral in a future referendum is "a sign of maturity".
BBC   |   Sat, 23 Nov 2019 12:31:16