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

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

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

May under pressure over claims she “privately agreed to pay the EU a bigger divorce bill to speed up the Brexit talks”

The Prime Minister was told not to hand over “a penny more” than Britain owes, with one backbencher suggesting it would be impossible to “look public sector workers in the eye”. The warnings, during a Commons statement, laid bare the difficulty … Continue reading May under pressure over claims she “privately agreed to pay the EU a bigger divorce bill to speed up the Brexit talks”

Michel Barnier contradicts Theresa May, saying: Britain can expect a deal like Canada’s, and it will take years to negotiate

Barnier said he could envision a short transition period being agreed between the EU and the UK before March 2019 to ease the UK’s exit from the bloc, but it would require the British government accepting the continuation of EU … Continue reading Michel Barnier contradicts Theresa May, saying: Britain can expect a deal like Canada’s, and it will take years to negotiate