Theresa May rejected David Davis’ pleas for unconditional rights for EU citizens

David Davis, the Brexit negotiator, has warned Theresa May repeatedly that his meetings were being “soured” with other member states over the “uncertain state of 3.2 million EU nationals in the U.K.” It is reported he is concerned negotiations could … Continue reading Theresa May rejected David Davis’ pleas for unconditional rights for EU citizens

German industry contradicts senior ministers who have repeatedly claimed they will help pressure a deal

Just weeks ago, David Davis claimed the German industry would pressure Angela Merkel to hand Britain a good Brexit deal, but the German industry has rejected the idea and warns Britain “not to rely on its help”. The Independent reports … Continue reading German industry contradicts senior ministers who have repeatedly claimed they will help pressure a deal

Phillip Hammond is glad businesses are asking for “indefinite delay” on leaving single market

Phillip Hammond has welcomed business leaders who have called for an infinite delay on leaving the single market. He seemed to express agreement in what he called a “sensible Brexit”, directly opposing his party’s current “hard Brexit” strategy. He said: … Continue reading Phillip Hammond is glad businesses are asking for “indefinite delay” on leaving single market

49% of people are not confident the Tories can secure a good Brexit deal, compared to 38% who think they can

A new survey revealed that more people believe the Tories will be unable to secure a good Brexit deal than people who are confident a good deal will be secured, according to Survation. 49% of people believe the UK government … Continue reading 49% of people are not confident the Tories can secure a good Brexit deal, compared to 38% who think they can

Theresa May has left David Davis “hamstrung” in Brexit negotiations

David Davis’s job is being made more difficult by Theresa May’s “absolutist” approach, and her insistence that the European Court of Justice must not have any oversight after Brexit. “She’s taken some absolutist positions on particular issues. I’m thinking of … Continue reading Theresa May has left David Davis “hamstrung” in Brexit negotiations

Theresa May is “daft” and ignorant of European Law, warns eminent legal expert

Prof Sir David Edward, a former judge at the European court of justice and one of Britain’s most eminent legal experts, has warned the government is “careering toward disaster” over Brexit. He said: “Of course it was daft, frankly. The … Continue reading Theresa May is “daft” and ignorant of European Law, warns eminent legal expert

EU and EEA citizens found rough sleeping in Scotland could be arrested and deported

Current affairs magazine Holyrood reports that immigration officers are targeting EU and EEA citizens sleeping rough in Scotland “for arrest and removal from the UK”, after a policy change by the Home Office. The change, introduced in February, means someone … Continue reading EU and EEA citizens found rough sleeping in Scotland could be arrested and deported

David Davis used to oppose “discriminatory” ID cards, now in favour of them for EU citizens

In 2006, Labour attempted to roll out ID cards – a move which was “despised by human rights campaigners and Tories alike” – with David Davis opposing as a “passionate opponent of intrusive government policy”. Such was Davis’s strength of … Continue reading David Davis used to oppose “discriminatory” ID cards, now in favour of them for EU citizens