Brexit News Archive: 27 Nov 2019

Receipts Podcast give Electioncast Brexit 'relationship advice'

Tolly T, Audrey and Milena Sanchez give BBC's Electioncast some political 'relationship advice' on Brexit.
BBC   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 22:37:58

No smoking gun - but Corbyn put prospect of NHS sell-off in voters' mind

Six separate meetings between US and UK officials between July 2017 and 2019 - scoping out the negotiating objectives for post-Brexit US-UK trade deals. 
Sky   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 21:26:00

Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide

Compare where the parties stand on key issues, from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.
BBC   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 18:32:55

Brexit: US pushed for 'full market access' to services including NHS in UK trade deal, leaked documents reveal

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Boris Johnson of planning to 'sell out the NHS' to big pharma
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 18:20:00

How Tactical Voting Could Defeat Boris Johnson

The Independent: "Fewer than 120,000 anti-Brexit tactical votes in the right seats could deny Boris Johnson an overall majority in the House of Commons, new polling suggests." "A large-scale survey of almost 40,000 voters found that Conservatives are heading for 366 seats in the House of Commons, giving Mr Johnson ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 17:02:52

The US-China trade war and Brexit don’t help, but behind sluggish global growth lies political gridlock

The US economy ended 2018 with a whimper and a 1.1 per cent annual rate of gross domestic product growth, and then started the first quarter of 2019 with a bang – 3.1 per cent growth. The economy has since settled back to 2 per cent or less, where it ...
David Dapice / South China Morning Post   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 17:00:14

General election news - live: Boris Johnson campaign hit after 'secret plan to sell off NHS' revealed, as PM's most senior adviser warns about hung parliament

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Adam Forrest, Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 17:00:00

Warnings of a 'race to the bottom' on workers' pay and conditions should concern us all

Shutterstock/Andrew Harker The number of people in the UK working on zero-hours contracts has risen sharply over the past decade, from 186,000 people, or 0.6% of the working population, to 896,000 or 2.7%. This sharp expansion of the gig economy, and concerns over workers' rights in the Brexit debate, have ...
Helen Collins, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management, Liverpool John Moores University / The Conversation   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 16:25:10

Boris Johnson refusing to agree date for Andrew Neil interview with BBC

Veteran interrogator has already given Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon a grilling
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 16:01:00

Trump administration told UK that no-deal Brexit would leave 'all to play for' in US trade deal, Labour dossier reveals

Talks just two weeks before Boris Johnson became prime minister lay bare US enthusiasm for an agreement after a crash-out Brexit
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 15:17:25

General election 2019: SNP vote 'will send clear message on indyref2'

Nicola Sturgeon says her party wants to "escape Brexit and put Scotland's future in Scotland's hands".
BBC   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 13:45:09

Secret NHS trade documents revealed by Jeremy Corbyn were available on Reddit for weeks without people noticing

'I can't believe this document has been sat on this thread for a whole month without us knowing,' wrote one Reddit user
Anthony Cuthbertson / The Independent   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 13:43:14

Corbyn claims documents show NHS at risk from US trade deal

Conservatives accuse Labour leader of lying over talks for post-Brexit agreement
FT   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 13:41:55

Brexit Party MEP shut down after questioning economic credentials of Green Party MEP, who informs him she is a professor of economics

'I think Mr Rowland stands corrected,' said chair after Richard Rowland humiliated in chamber
Harry Cockburn / The Independent   |   Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:38:00