Scottish and Welsh leaders write to Tusk demanding Brexit delay for second referendum

Both the Scottish and Welsh First Ministers have signed a letter to the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, asking him to support a Brexit extension to allow scrutiny and time for a second referendum. It comes after Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to sent a letter to the European Union asking for an extension after the votes […]

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Brexit backstop explained: A really simple guide to this complicated topic

The very need for a backstop – intended to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic – was one of the first things both the EU and UK agreed was essential in the Brexit negotiations during the premiership of Theresa May. But after negotiations faltered time and again over the details of the backstop, the complexity of the issue became […]

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‘Step out of the sandpit!’ SNP demands Labour and Lib Dems join plot to oust Johnson

The SNP’s Westminster leader ramped up calls for the Labour party and Liberal Democrats to support the Scottish party’s bid to oust the Prime Minister. It comes ahead of a historic day in Parliament on Saturday, when ministers will look to thrash out a last-minute attempt to find a compromise on a Brexit deal. But Mr Blackford accused Labour of […]

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Rees-Mogg urges fellow Brexiteers to support Boris despite NI compromise – ‘Trust Boris!’

Mr Rees-Mogg wrote in The Sunday Telegraph that Mr Johnson can be trusted as he is a Brexiteer. The MP for North East Somerset did note that Mr Johnson might have to make concessions unpopular with Brexiteers. Mr Rees-Mogg wrote: “If he thinks the ship of state is worth an extra ha’porth of tar he deserves support.” Pro-Brexit MPs have expressed […]

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‘Stitch-up isn’t a deal!’ Boris Johnson’s deal savaged by Brexiteers in Express poll

The Prime Minister’s negotiating stance with the relentless EU has sparked scepticism from 75 percent of those who took part. Mr Johnson has been accused of recycling Remainer Theresa May’s tired, old deal and whitewashing it as his own in order to secure a breakthrough with Ireland’s Leo Varadkar. Around 2,695 believe talks with Brussels will collapse as the Brexit […]

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Gibraltar fury: Spain threatens Andalusia region will lose millions of euros after no deal

President of the Government of autonomous Andalusia region of Spain, Juanma Moreno, cried foul to Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier yesterday, claimnig a no deal Brexit would severely affect the region’s economy. After his very first trip to Brussels since taking up his role, Mr Moreno declared that Mr Barnier was “very aware” of there being an apparent situation in Andalusia. […]

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EU chief warns Johnson just TWO Brexit options remain after Brussels rejects new plan

Boris Johnson can either demand an extension or leave the UK with a no deal Brexit, it has been reported. Political editor of The Sun Tom Newton Dunn wrote on Twitter: “After 45 minutes with Boris in No10, European Parliament President David Sassoli says there are only two options left for Brexit “an extension of No Deal”. The president of […]

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Polling guru reveals Boris’s deal is more popular than May’s -but Brexit Party unconvinced

The Prime Minster’s proposal to break the impasse involves scrapping the controversial Irish backstop from Mrs May’s agreement which failed to pass through the Commons on three occasions. Mr Johnson has made a “do or die” Brexit pledge to guide Britain out of the EU by October 31 and according to the latest polls the Prime Minister is riding a […]

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BBC Question Time: Finally a balanced Brexit panel! Broadcaster drops usual Remainer bias

BBC anchor Fiona Bruce will tonight be joined by Nadhim Zahawi, junior business minister, Sarah Jones, Shadow housing minister, Bonnie Greer, Novelist and New European columnist, Melanie Phillips, Journalist and Times columnist, and Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College. Tory minister Mr Zahawi and veteran journalist Ms Phillips will represent the 17.4 million who […]

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Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson has secret weapon in EU negotiations – will surprise Brexiteers

The Prime Minister’s new withdrawal plan contains compromises from the UK on finding new alternative arrangements to the Irish backstop. Senior diplomats said Mr Johnson’s proposals were “better than expected”, sources claimed. But even if the EU has doubts, the BBC’s Katya Adler believes Mr Johnson has the back up of his “tough” Brexit Secretary, Stephen Barclay. Ms Adler said […]

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