Tories Lead Labour as Brexit Party Loses Ground, Polls Show

In this article Sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, follow us @Brexit and subscribe to our podcast. U.K. Conservatives remain ahead of Labour by at least 10 percentage points with less than three weeks to the general election, according to five different polls on national voting preferences released on Saturday. A separate analysis of recent polls indicates the Tories would win a 48-seat majority […]

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How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? October verdict

Pound surges on Brexit progress The pound has surged to the highest levels in five months amid mounting hopes that Britain can leave the EU without Boris Johnson resorting to a disruptive no-deal Brexit. As the prime minister edged towards agreeing a new deal with Brussels, the currency rallied strongly on the foreign exchanges, posting its strongest two-day performance since […]

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Another Brexit bust as can gets kicked again

Brexit still up-in-the-air despite looming deadline FOX Business’ Ashley Webster discusses how Brexit will be debated on Tuesday and Wednesday and a vote will happen on Thursday. Another Brexit deadline, another promise broken. Continue Reading Below United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he'd "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask for another delay from the European Union. I’d “rather […]

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Brexit effect on UK economy may be worse than thought, says CBI

A wave of corporate insolvencies, company profit warnings and a gloomy forecast of manufacturing investment over the next year has sparked concerns that Brexit uncertainty will weigh on the UK economy more than previously estimated. A survey by the business lobby group the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) found that the prospect of leaving the EU’s customs union and single […]

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Pro-deal MPs try to force Johnson to seek EU customs union

Boris Johnson could see his Brexit legislation amended to require him to negotiate a customs union with the EU, after at least five pro-deal MPs said they would support this option. The MPs – two former Conservatives, Nick Boles and Ken Clarke, plus at least three pro-deal Labour MPs, Melanie Onn, Gareth Snell and Ruth Smeeth – have put their […]

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