Brexit News Archive: 29 Nov 2019

England in 2019: Split by wealth but united by Brexit

Voters prioritise resolving the EU crisis over the deep inequality revealed in new research
FT   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 22:00:29

Last exit from Brussels, maybe, for UK commissioner

Sir Julian King packs his boxes with no successor in sight and Brexit day looming
FT   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 21:00:29

General election 2019: Politicians share security plans in BBC debate

Seven figures from major political parties also discuss Brexit, immigration, nuclear weapons and the NHS
BBC   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 20:36:00

On campaign trail, Boris Johnson bats for skilled immigrants

British PM Boris Johnson promised to have a post-Brexit Australian-style points-based visa policy in place by January 1, 2021, which would block entry to unskilled people and cut immigration figures. "By lowering the number of unskilled immigrants who have been able to come here with no job lined up, the ...
Times of India   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 18:56:39

Is Boris Johnson right about EU state aid rules?

PM claims EU system made it difficult for government to protect British steel in 2015 Boris Johnson promised new state aid rules for the UK after Brexit, saying that the current EU system made it more difficult for the government to protect the British steel industry in 2015. Continue reading...
Richard Partington / Guardian   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 18:27:06

Brexit would free up more state aid for ailing firms, claims Johnson

Conservatives make pledge to overhaul current state aid system after Brexit Is Boris Johnson right about EU state aid rules? Boris Johnson has claimed that a Conservative government would be freed up to give more state aid to struggling companies, after leaving the European Union. As he continued to hammer ...
Heather Stewart Political editor / Guardian   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 18:09:32

General election debate - live: Tory minister interrogated over Brexit and NHS crisis, as David Attenborough rebukes 'disgraceful' Boris Johnson

Follow all the latest developments
Adam Forrest, Jon Stone, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 18:01:00

General election 2019: Can the UK ban live animal exports after Brexit?

Boris Johnson said under EU law "you cannot ban the shipment of live animals". Is he right?
BBC   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 17:26:26

13 Days to Go

TORIES Big Vote Leave reunion with Gisela Stewart Continued arguments with Channel 4 Bad press over comments Boris made in the 90s about single mothers and working-class men Topline(s): Unite behind Boris to get Brexit LABOUR Continuing their environmental messaging Launch of their West Midlands manifesto Topline(s): Boris must do ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 17:08:14

Let's help Boris Johnson take second place | Brief letters

Home economics | Shortest-serving PMs | Logistics | Attender | Brexit anagram How my mother would have loved to be called a beatnik (Learning to cook like a beatnik, G2, 28 November). Growing up in the north in the late 40s and 50s our weekly menu was an "unmovable feast". ...
Letters / Guardian   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 17:06:29

Derwent non-exec chairman in £5.3m sale

Property group's shares have suffered since the Brexit referendum
FT   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 17:00:14

Boris Johnson backs looser state aid rules after Brexit

PM's pledge to make it easier to prop up ailing industries is criticised by free-marketeers
FT   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 16:56:32

Boris Johnson promises Australian-style visa policy from January 2021

In a speech on the General Election campaign trail in London, Johnson called for people to vote for a majority Conservative Party government on December 12 to get Brexit done by the January 31, 2020 deadline and put all related changes in motion thereafter.
PTI / Financial Express   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 15:44:26

UK PM Calls In Referendum Team For Brexit Election Pitch

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a pitch to Brexit-backing opposition voters Friday alongside a former Labour member of his 2016 referendum team, insisting only a vote for him in next month's election would get Britain out of the EU. With just under two weeks to go until the December 12 ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 15:13:52

Brexit Britain's big talk on space fails to fly

European aerospace firms get in work contracts as much as their governments fund the European Space Agency, but the UK lags behind.
Joshua Posaner / Politico   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 14:28:39

Tories promise new state aid system after Brexit - live

FT   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 14:14:32

General election: Johnson appeals to Labour leavers with plan for more state aid for jobs after Brexit - live news

Prime minister's no-show at leaders' climate debate dominates morning politics Johnson appeals to Labour leavers with post-Brexit state aid plan Johnson dodges LBC radio host's questions about his children Tories left on ice as leaders vie to show climate credentials Who won the general election climate debate? Sign up for ...
now / Guardian   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 13:57:37

The battle for the Brexit-backing north

Will Britain's election be decided in the depressed Labour heartlands? Matthew Engel reports
FT   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 12:44:49

General election 2019: Boris Johnson pledges new immigration rules by 2021

Boris Johnson outlines his Brexit saying it will be easier to help British firms in trouble.
BBC   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 12:43:06

Boris Johnson launches new plan to woo Labour voters but is warned it risks trade deal with EU

Prime minister warned that new promise to reform state aid rules 'incompatible' with agreeing comprehensive EU deal
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 12:41:00

UK PM Johnson: Will keep no-deal Brexit preparations in a state of readiness

FX Street   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 12:40:21

Johnson says will keep no-deal Brexit preparations in place

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he wanted to keep in place preparations the government has made for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 12:18:01

UK election: Anger in Belfast over Boris Johnson Brexit plan

Why divided communities in Northern Ireland are uniting against PM Boris Johnson's Brexit plan.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 12:06:05

The UK election viewed from continental Europe: Meh

It will take more than the vote on December 12 to make the continent pay attention to the UK. Viewed from the continent, the UK election is one more episode in a Brexit series that "jumped the shark" long ago.
Nicolas Véron / Bruegel   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 11:45:34

Johnson pitches 'buy British' and new state aid rules after Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday pledged to use Brexit to introduce new state aid rules, change state purchasing policies and reform farming so that pubic bodies aim to "buy British" goods.
Reuters   |   Fri, 29 Nov 2019 11:26:00

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