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PM struggle to win commons backing for Brexit deal ‘could force 2018 election’

Theresa May could struggle to negotiate a Brexit deal that will win the backing of the House Commons – which could see the country forced into a general election at the end of next year, the author of Article 50 … Continue reading

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Bill Carmichael: Jean-Claude Juncker’s arrogance is a reminder of why we’re leaving the European Unit

THE only sane reaction to Jean-Claude Juncker’s State of the European Union address this week is to say “Thank heavens we are leaving!” The one thing clear from the belligerent and arrogant speech by the unelected European Commission President is … Continue reading

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Caroline Flint: Why Leave and Remain campaigners must ‘bury our differences and get on with it’

THERE is no doubt that Brexit poses a great number of challenges to the Government and to MPs of all parties, not least the challenge of replacing European Union laws and jurisdiction with equivalent UK laws and regulations under UK … Continue reading

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The Yorkshire Post says: Labour MPs in Leave constituencies caught between a rock and a hard place on Brexit bill

Labour MPs representing Leave-voting constituencies find themselves facing what is rapidly becoming an all-too-familiar dilemma as the tortuous legislative process of departing the European Union continues. In the wake of the General Election, where many promised their electorate that they … Continue reading

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UK faces Brexit set-back as tensions flare over ‘divorce bill’

The Government’s ambition to reach an early agreement on a future trading relationship with the EU have been dealt a blow after officials gave their strongest indication yet that the process will be pushed back until next year. The third … Continue reading

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Brexit war of words threatens to overshadow second day of talks

 The war of words between Britain and the EU is threatening to overshadow the second day of Brexit talks after Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker became the latest to attack the UK’s negotiating stance. Speaking this morning, the Luxembourg politician hit … Continue reading

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The who, what and when of the Brexit neogitiations

The talks on the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union are finally getting under way in Brussels. Here are the key questions surrounding the Brexit negotiations: Who is sitting round the table? The UK side is led by … Continue reading

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