Brexit News Archive: 22 Dec 2019

New battle over Scottish independence has begun

Supporters of the UK union must work to ensure its post-Brexit survival
FT   |   Sun, 22 Dec 2019 16:56:09

Two in three voters want Boris Johnson's government to ban zero-hours contracts, poll finds

Survey shows public wants workers' rights guaranteed after Brexit and backs tax rises to pay for public services
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sun, 22 Dec 2019 15:33:00

House Votes to Impeach, Brexit Mandate in Action: Weekend Reads

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sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 22 Dec 2019 14:37:16

Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit Global Britain sounds good – and that’s about it

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson did not coin the phrase “Global Britain”, which he made liberal use of during the Brexit campaign to symbolise a promised land where the nation might transit from being one among many European Union members to being a world leader again. The term has a ...
Anthony Rowley / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 22 Dec 2019 14:00:13

Brexit: Big Ben can ring out to mark Britain's exit from EU, says Speaker Lindsay Hoyle

Brexiteers express delight as John Bercow's successor says he won't 'stand in the way' of commemorative bongs on 31 January
Adam Forrest / The Independent   |   Sun, 22 Dec 2019 13:39:07

Austerity, not the populists, destroyed Europe's centre ground

From Brexit to fiscal policy, the EU's largest member states have seen the mainstream wrongfooted
FT   |   Sun, 22 Dec 2019 13:32:50