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UK Will Have To Trawl Through 19,000 EU Laws To Decide Which Ones To Keep After Brexit

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

The government will have to trawl through 19,000 EU laws to decide which ones to keep after Brexit. More than 700 laws have been passed in Brussels in...

The Waugh Zone Tuesday June 20, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. WHITHER THERESA? The Cabinet meets this morning and the mood looks like being one of grim determination. Theresa May has a heck of a lot on her p...

UK Caves In On First Day Of Brexit Talks

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics

After almost a year of chest beating from both sides, the UK and EU finally sat down today to begin negotiations over Brexit - and Brussels drew first...

Brexit Talks Kicked Off With The UK And EU Giving Each Other Weirdly Similar Presents

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis and his EU adversary Michel Barnier showed they had #moreincommon today when they presented each other with almost matching gifts. As the ...

The Waugh Zone Monday June 19, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. THE LONG GOODBYE David Davis has set off for the start of the Brexit talks and he’s in bullish mood. An official UK government press release la...

David Davis Says Conservative Party Will Dump Some Manifesto Commitments

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics

The Conservative Party will abandon some of its manifesto commitments as a result of its general election disaster, David Davis has said. Theresa May ...

Theresa May's Deal With Donald Trump Will Harm The UK Much More Than Brexit

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK Politics
Kieran Turner-Dave

TTIP aimed to curb regulations and remove all customs duties on corporations trading between the US and the EU, as well as removing 'non-tariff trade barriers'. This broad and ill-defined term included any law, financial regulation, ethical code, health standard or environmental protection that restricted the operations of US corporations within the EU.

Senior Labour And Tory Figures Say General Election Will Go Ahead As Planned

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK Politics

Senior Tory and Labour figures this morning said the general election must go ahead as planned on June 8. Brexit secretary David Davis and shadow fore...

David Davis Admits Tories 'Can't Promise' To Hit Migration Manifesto Pledge

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK

David Davis has admitted that he “can’t promise” to reduce immigration to the amount the Tories have pledged in their manifesto. The Brexit Secr...

Here's What Labour's First 2017 Election Campaign Poster Will Look Like

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Politics

Labour is set to unveil its first official general election campaign poster as it claims ‘you can’t trust the Tories with your future’. Jeremy C...

Ten Months After The Referendum, Tory Leavers' Promise On NHS Funding Has Evaporated

Chuka Umunna | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Politics
Chuka Umunna

More than 10 months after the referendum, it is clear the promise of Tory Leavers to boost NHS funding has evaporated. All we are left with is their record. David Davis backing job cuts and an end to vital free operations. Liam Fox calling for an end to the ring-fencing of NHS spending, meaning brutal cuts that would hit patients. Boris Johnson saying that people should have to pay a fee just to see their GP. At this election, it is vital that these hard Brexit Tories are held accountable.

Labour's Rebecca Long-Bailey Had An Absolute Stormer Savaging The Tories On Question Time

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK

Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey has been widely praised for her performance on BBC Question Time after she repeatedly savaged the Tories over the NHS, ...

BBC QT Audience Member Slammed For 'Ignorant' Comment On Foodbank Users

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK

A BBC Question Time audience member was widely condemned last night for suggesting people only use foodbanks because they spend their money on cigaret...

Leanne Wood 'Won’t Be Intimidated' By David Davis On BBC Question Time

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK

Leanne Wood, the leader of Welsh nationalist party Plaid Cymru, has said she “won’t be intimidated by anyone” after an exchange with Brexit Secr...

This Tory Photo Op Turned Into Pure 'The Thick Of It'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK

David Davis and Philip Hammond today condemned Jeremy Corbyn while standing in front of a sign that warned the Labour leader threatened “more debt, ...

Here's A Cringe-Worthy List Of All The Awkward General Election Moments So Far

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK

We’re still more than a month away from polling day but this general election has already provided a slew of wonderfully awkward moments. This elect...

The Waugh Zone May 3, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, May 3… 1) TAX WHACKS There are plenty of people old enough to actually remember the 1992 Tory...

David Davis Says UK Won't Pay €100bn Brexit Bill But Fails To Provide Alternative

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK

The UK could be facing a Brexit bill from the European Union of up to 100 billion euro (£84.5bn), it has been reported. It had been believed Brussels...

The Waugh Zone May 2, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, May 2… 1) BRUSSELS SHOUTS The fallout from the leaks of the PM’s and David Davis’s Downing St...

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...