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Brexit Dept Ridiculed After Tweets Show EU Boosts UK Trade

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Politics

The UK’s Brexit Department is facing online ridicule after Tweeting “embarrassing” graphs on trade and economic growth that suggest the benefits...

The Waugh Zone April 18, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, April 18… 1) BACK TO SCHOOL Like millions of pupils, it’s back to school today for MPs as the C...

Nearly 200 EU Nationals Work In Parliament - New Figures

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK Politics

Ministers are facing fresh calls to protect the post-Brexit rights of EU citizens as new figures revealed that 195 European nationals work in the UK P...

The Brexit Negotiations - A Matter Of Timing

John Watson | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Politics
John Watson

Okay then, what happens next? The press is full of guidance as to the steps which follow the giving of notice under Article 50. First there will be a White Paper. Then Mr Tusk will send out guidelines regarding the structure of negotiations. The rest of April will be spent by the EU producing a mandate, completed at a summit on 29 April. From then on there will be negotiations, summits, walkouts and all the rest of it with a view to having an agreement ready for ratification in the autumn of 2018.

The Waugh Zone March 31, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday, March 31… 1) HIP-OP ARTIST NHS chief executive Simon Stevens has his update to his five-year plan ...

David Davis Denies Theresa May Is Threatening To Withdraw Security Cooperation

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Politics

Brexit secretary David Davis has said Theresa May’s Article 50 letter was “not a threat” to stop cooperating on security issues with the Europea...

The Waugh Zone March 30, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday, March 30… 1) TERROR FIRMER It’s nine long months since David Dimbleby told a waking nation “...

WaughZone Special: May Makes History

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know now Brexit has really started… 1) MAKING HER-STORY At 12.29pm, the Prime Minister’s Parliamentary Private S...

Ukip's Suzanne Evans Roasted For 'Distasteful' Joke About Scotland During Question Time

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK

Ukip’s Suzanne Evans riled a few Scots during last night’s Question Time Brexit special with what was either an ill-judged joke or a complete misu...

8 Things That Infuriated And Delighted During BBC Question Time Britain After Brexit Special

The Huffington Post | BeckyBarnes | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

It was billed as a BBC Question Time special where questions about Brexit would be “put to politicians on both sides of the argument”. Audience me...

The Waugh Zone March 28, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday March 28, 2017… 1) ON THE FEAST OF STEVENS NHS chief executive Simon Stevens is one of the cannies...

David Davis Says Immigration Might Increase After Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis has said immigration could go up as well as down after Brexit as many industries are “dependent on migrants”. Speaking on a special li...

This BBC Question Time Audience Member Thinks Brexit Is 'Cloud Cuckoo Land'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK

An audience member on the BBC’s Brexit Question Time special fears the Government is living in “cloud cuckoo land” by thinking it can achieve a ...

David Davis Told 'Do The Decent Thing' And Guarantee EU Citizens' Rights

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis was told on BBC Question Time to do the “decent thing” and unilaterally guarantee the right of EU citizens the right to remain in the ...

The Good News About UK Expats' Rights In The EU Ignored

Dr Michael Arnheim | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Michael Arnheim

In addition, nationals of 88 non-EU countries (including Russia) working in the EU are accorded the same rights as EU citizens by agreements between these countries and the EU. Why can't Britain become the 89th such country? As far as I am aware, this possibility has never been raised by anyone in the UK. And, once again, these are agreements with the EU as a whole, not with individual EU member-states.

No-Deal Brexit And Fear

Dr Ioannis Glinavos | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Ioannis Glinavos

What would be the result of zero tariffs for our British lamp manufacturer? They would be able to import their components with ease, but their exports would hit the same costs as one faces now when trading overseas.

Brexit Briefing: No Deal? No Idea? No Problem!

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to you...

Brexit Bill Receives Royal Assent Allowing Theresa May To Trigger Article 50

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has today been granted the authority to trigger Article 50 and begin the formal Brexit process after the necessary legislation received Ro...

The Waugh Zone March 16, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday, March 16… 1) ASH WEDNESDAY One week on from his Budget jokes, it was an ashen-faced Philip Hammo...

Fiery Spat Erupts In Parliament As Brexit Secretary Loses His Temper With SNP MP

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK

A fiery spat erupted in Parliament on Wednesday as the Brexit Secretary appeared to lose his temper at a critical Scottish MP. David Davis accused Joa...

David Davis Reveals Government Has Not Studied Economic Impact Of Leaving EU With No Trade Deal

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Politics

Brexit secretary David Davis has revealed the government has not made an assessment of the economic impact on the UK of leaving the EU without a trade...

Theresa May Wins Legal Power To Begin Brexit After Article 50 Bill Clears Parliament

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK

Theresa May has won the legal power to begin Brexit, after the Article 50 bill cleared parliament without amendments. MPs rejected amendments to the B...

David Davis Says UK Will Not Deport EU Citizens After Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis has dismissed the suggestion the British government would deport EU citizens after Brexit. The landmark European Union (Notification of Wi...

PM Won't Trigger Brexit Until 'The END' Of March - No.10

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Politics

Brexit will not be formally triggered until the end of the month, Downing Street has revealed. With the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill set to cl...

David Davis Warns MPs Not To Change Brexit Bill Ahead Of Votes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.03.2017 | UK

Theresa May must be allowed to “get on with the job” of triggering Britain’s divorce from the European Union, David Davis warned ahead of fresh ...