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

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

Stephen Kinnock wants Labour to table a no-confidence motion against Theresa May’s government over Brexit

Labour should table a vote of no confidence in Theresa May as soon as possible in an effort to stop the government stumbling into a disastrous Brexit without a deal with the EU, the Labour MP Stephen Kinnock has said. The backbencher, … Continue reading Stephen Kinnock wants Labour to table a no-confidence motion against Theresa May’s government over Brexit