Brexit Political News
“I want to be clear: What I am proposing cannot mean membership of the single market,” Prime Minister Theresa May told an audience of foreign diplomats and Britain’s own Brexit negotiating team at a mansion house in London.
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday Britain could not remain a member of the EU single market after leaving the European Union, but would seek an agreement to allow for the freest possible trade in goods and services.
“But if we are forced to be something different, then we will have to become something different,” Hammond said about Britain’s plans to lower corporate tax.
“The government needs to publish its Brexit plan by mid-February at latest, including its position on membership of the single market,” said Hilary Benn.
Anthony Gardner said, “For us to be the cheerleaders of Brexit and to be encouraging Brexit Mark 2, Mark 3, is the height of folly.”
Supreme Court is expected to rule in the next two weeks on whether the government can trigger Article 50 of the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty.
Britain’s financial services sector must keep its unfettered access to the European Union’s single market after Brexit given that available alternatives don’t provide a sustainable long-term solution.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will set out his Brexit strategy more than six months after Britain voted to leave the EU in the June referendum.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show, “… leaving the European Union created a “fundamental question” for Scotland.
Nigel Farage: “I honestly don’t see this Prime Minister has the energy, excitement or the flair to do it. I’m worried and I fear a very frustrating 2017.”
“First of all I will be setting out some more details in the coming weeks as we look ahead to triggering Article 50,” British PM Theresa May said.
“I would find it impossible under those circumstances to keep donating to Conservative Party should it back leaving the single market,” Andrew Cook said.
Theresa May faces a growing Brexit backlash from Conservative MPs over the extraordinary resignation of Britain’s top diplomat in Brussels, Sir Ivan Rogers.
BBC accused of “conflict of interest”, as it emerged corporation has taken more than £300,000 in funding from the European Union since the vote for Brexit.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is acting like Tudor King Henry VIII in refusing to commit to giving parliament a vote on the deal to leave the EU.
Mr Penman says: “It is pure politics that is defining the Brexit debate and forcing May to say this is not a big, difficult job, and it is all in hand.
Mashup artists lampoon Britain’s leaders in a video which re-edits their words to say the European Union referendum was dumb and Prime Minister Theresa May is making a mess of Brexit.
UK POLITICS: Revealed! BBC Laura Kuenssberg Says Queen Elizabeth II Backed EU But Decided Not to Report It
New evidence emerges: BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg admitted that she was told that the Queen Elizabeth II backed EU but decided not to report.
Lord King Bank of England ex-governor, said it made no sense for UK to join Norway as a non-EU member of single market to allow free access for businesses.
UK POLITICS: Trump Aide Wilbur Ross To UK Rivals: Use Brexit to Steal UK Trade, Brexit A ‘God-Given Opportunity’
Donald Trump’s new trade chief Wilbur Ross has urged Britain’s rivals to profit from Brexit and take business away from the UK, it has been reported.