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Brexit: Just What Are Jobs And Living Standards Being Put At Risk For?

Frances O’Grady | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Politics
Frances O’Grady

This week we've learned from the government's leading Brexiteer, David Davis, that the UK will be putting British jobs and living standards at risk for nothing more than the illusion of 'taking back control' of our borders.

The Waugh Zone February 22, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, February 22… 1) STORM WARNING It’s the first PMQs since MPs returned from the half-term break...

Shami Chakrabarti Signals Cross-Party Effort To Frustrate Article 50 In House Of Lords

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK

The House of Lords could amend controversial Article 50 legislation to guarantee parliamentary votes on the final Brexit deal and give EU citizens the...

The Waugh Zone February 15, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, February 15… 1) HILLSBOROUGH INQUIRIES UKIP leader Paul Nuttall certainly took a gamble in stan...

Sunday Show Round-Up: John Bercow Row, David Davis' 'Sexism' And Labour Leadership Plans

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.02.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Last week it was Housing Minister Gavin Barwell, this week it’s Leader of the Commons David Lidington who danced across the Sun...

David Davis Branded A 'Vile, Sexist Man' Over Diane Abbott Text Exchange

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.02.2017 | UK

Jess Phillips has branded Brexit secretary David Davis a “vile, sexist man” following revelations he sent disparaging text messages about Diane Ab...

A Canada-Style Trade Deal With The EU Will Be Bad For Britain

Frances O’Grady | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Politics
Frances O’Grady

CETA is a dreadful deal and it should not set a template for Britain's trade deal with the EU or anywhere else. That's why, when CETA comes before the European Parliament next Wednesday, trade unions in Britain and across Europe will ask MEPs to vote against it.

Diane Abbott Told David Davis 'To F*ck Off' After Brexit Bill Vote

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Politics

Diane Abbott told Cabinet minister David Davis to “fuck off” after he congratulated her following the historic Commons vote backing Brexit, HuffPo...

The Myth Of Post-Brexit Strong Borders, The Deceit Of Remain And Brexit Politicians

Chris Hobbs | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Politics
Chris Hobbs

Doubtless both the 'Remainers and Brexiteers' will ignore the very real issues stated above while, if asked to comment, the Home Office will produce its usual bland spin along the lines of; 'the Home Office is committed to strong borders and we are confident we have the resources to cope with all eventualities post Brexit.'

The Waugh Zone February 3, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday, February 3… 1) A BRIDGE TOO FAR? Theresa May joins her EU colleagues in Malta today for a quick si...

Brexit Could End Up Being Seriously Delayed By Another High Court Challenge

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK

Brexit could be delayed by another legal challenge, this time over its eventual deal on the right of EU nationals to stay in Britain, a leading immigr...

Labour 'Face Snap Election Defeat' If MPs Vote Down Brexit Bill

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics

Labour’s shadow Brexit minister has warned that his party risks getting hammered in a snap general election if it votes down a bill to withdraw the ...

The Waugh Zone January 31, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, January 31… 1) GIVE ME YOUR HUDDLED MESSES Theresa May will be keen to shift the political focus ...

What Could Be In The Brexit White Paper?

Marley Morris | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Politics
Marley Morris

This only scratches the surfaces of how the negotiations might proceed. But if the government's White Paper is going to be worth its salt it will need to address each of these critical areas with pragmatism and foresight. Only with a clear negotiating strategy can the government secure a favourable deal...

Brexit Secretary David Davis To Introduce Article 50 Legislation 'Within Days'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Politics

The government will introduce the legislation needed to trigger Article 50 “within days”, Brexit secretary David Davis told MPs today following th...

Supreme Court Brexit Ruling Finds Government Must Consult MPs Over Article 50

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK

LATEST: Legislation will be introduced “within days” to ensure that the Government can stick to its timetable of triggering the process of leaving...

The Waugh Zone January 24, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, January 24… 1) SUPREME CONFIDENCE The Supreme Court will at 9.30am deliver its judgement on wheth...

May's Brexit Threats 'Very Dangerous' To UK, Bank Warns

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s threat of a trade war with the EU is not “credible” and would be “very dangerous” for British jobs, the world’s leading inve...

MPs Will Not Be Able To Vote Against Brexit, David Davis Confirms

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis has confirmed that while parliament will have a vote on the final Brexit deal - MPs and peers will not be able to prevent the United Kingd...

The Waugh Zone - May's Brexit Speech Special

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know about Theresa May's Brexit Speech… 1) MAGGIE MAY It was fitting that a huge portrait of George III gazed down...

Public Don't Trust Boris, Fox And Davis To 'Do What Is Right' Over Brexit

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK

Less than a third of voters trust the Government’s so-called “Three Brexiteers” to “do what is right” regarding Brexit, a poll suggests. For...

Top Tory Attacks 'Emotionally Needy' Ex-EU Ambassador

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Politics

A former Cabinet minister has attacked former EU ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers for his “emotionally needy” resignation from his Brussels post. Theres...

Britain Heading For 'Hard Brexit', Academics Predict

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Politics

Theresa May is likely to opt for a ‘hard Brexit’ with curbs on migrant numbers and withdrawal from both the EU single market and customs union, ac...

Brexit Secretary David Davis Has Won A Court Case... Against Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Politics

Theresa May has lost a case at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) - which was brought against her by her own Brexit secretary David Davis. On Wednesd...

The Waugh Zone December 21, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, December 21… 1) BOTHER THERESA The Commons has risen for Christmas recess (the Lords lingers fo...