Evening Standard claims “Top Tories plot to go over Theresa May’s head and seek their own EU talks”

A group of rebels wants an independent line of communication to check whether the Prime Minister is genuinely offering the best terms available. The plan emerged after Brexit Secretary David Davis made clear that the Government intends to engineer a … Continue reading Evening Standard claims “Top Tories plot to go over Theresa May’s head and seek their own EU talks”

Article 50 negotiations are a “shambles”, and the negotiators are “delusional” says Oxford economic professor

Yet we were led by Theresa May and David Davis, who were instead determined to treat this as a classical zero sum negotiation where, because you had more power, your best hope was to make the other side believe you will walk … Continue reading Article 50 negotiations are a “shambles”, and the negotiators are “delusional” says Oxford economic professor

David Davis says Theresa May hasn’t read full reports on the impact of Brexit, only summaries

Theresa May was put on the spot today after David Davissuggested she had not bothered to read the “excruciating detail” of secret Whitehall studies into the impact of Brexit. In an eyebrow-raising exchange with a Labour MP, Brexit Secretary Mr Davis said … Continue reading David Davis says Theresa May hasn’t read full reports on the impact of Brexit, only summaries

Peston reminds people that if the Tories don’t secure a Brexit deal, multinational businesses will start moving abroad

“People in this country forget this,” he told LBC listener Richard. “We are a very open economy, governments for 30 years went around the world saying to international business ‘set up in Britain for access to the single market’. “The … Continue reading Peston reminds people that if the Tories don’t secure a Brexit deal, multinational businesses will start moving abroad

Tory MP very angry his daughter received a pro-EU leaflet from her engineering lecturer

Angry that his daughter’s lecturer took a moment to hand her a leaflet about a protest regarding the EU, Tory MP Paul Scully took to twitter to complain that she pays £9,000 a year to learn engineering, not politics. Source: … Continue reading Tory MP very angry his daughter received a pro-EU leaflet from her engineering lecturer

Theresa May was warned the UK would be “screwed” if she triggered Article 50 too early – but did it anyway

May triggered Article 50 in March, but at the first round of negotiations in June the Government instantly conceded to the EU’s timetable of settling citizens’ rights, the Northern Ireland border and the divorce bill. [Sir Ivan Rogers, former EU … Continue reading Theresa May was warned the UK would be “screwed” if she triggered Article 50 too early – but did it anyway

Conservative government won’t publish their Brexit impact study

Mr Davis told the Brexit select committee that publishing the analysis could undermine the national interest. However, Nicola Sturgeon said people had a right to know how leaving the EU would affect all areas of the UK. And she said … Continue reading Conservative government won’t publish their Brexit impact study

Theresa May refuses to guarantee MPs can vote on Brexit deal before Britain leaves the EU

Theresa May says she is confident the vote will happen, but would not make any promises. David Davis said earlier this week that it was possible the vote would happen after Britain has already left. The ambiguity of the Government’s … Continue reading Theresa May refuses to guarantee MPs can vote on Brexit deal before Britain leaves the EU