Johnson Leads Polls as Election Enters Final Days: U.K. Votes

Sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, follow us @Brexit and subscribe to our podcast. The U.K. is now in the final days of campaigning ahead of the Dec. 12 general election. Polls in Sunday’s newspapers all give Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives a clear lead over Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party, though they differ by how much. Campaigners opposing Brexit are now urging voters who […]

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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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U.K. Conservatives Not Planning for Snap Election: Brexit Update

Theresa May’s Conservative Party isn’t actively preparing for a general election, its deputy chairman said, even as Parliament looks set to push her to adopt a proposal for a softer Brexit on Monday, three days after resoundingly rejecting her plan for a third time. Key Developments: Parliament will take control of the timetable from the government for a second day […]

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Brexit Rally Draws Thousands to London Seeking Fresh Public Vote

Follow @Brexit on Twitter, join our Facebook group and sign up to our Brexit Bulletin. Thousands of protesters joined by senior politicians rallied in central London on Saturday to demand a second referendum on the U.K.’s exit from the European Union. The deputy leader of the opposition Labour Party, Tom Watson, will be at the demonstration to promise he will […]

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A Guide to the Brexit Amendments Parliament Votes on Today

Follow @Brexit, sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, and tell us your Brexit story.  Britain’s Parliament is into its third day of votes on Brexit, this time on the question of whether, how, and for what purpose Britain’s departure from the European Union should be delayed. Here’s a guide to what the House of Commons is voting on, and how different […]

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Four Amendments Threaten to Derail May’s Deal: Brexit Update

Theresa May’s Brexit deal finally goes to vote in Parliament, with defeat all but certain. The scale, though, will determine the prime minister’s next step and her options for ending the impasse. Order! Order! A Minute-by-Minute Guide to U.K. Parliament Votes Key Developments Voting on amendments starts after 7 p.m. in London. Four amendments have been selected so the final […]

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