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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Sets For ‘Hard Brexit’, Britain Will Leave EU Single Market

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Sets For ‘Hard Brexit’, Britain Will Leave EU Single Market

“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.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Brexit Speech: What People Are Saying

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Brexit Speech: What People Are Saying

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.

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UK POLITICS: Britain May Change ‘Economic Model’ If Shut Out of EU Single Market: Hammond

UK POLITICS: Britain May Change ‘Economic Model’ If Shut Out of EU Single Market: Hammond

“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.

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UK POLITICS: Here’s MPs February Deadline to Theresa May On Brexit

UK POLITICS: Here’s MPs February Deadline to Theresa May On Brexit

“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.

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UK POLITICS: Obama’s EU Envoy Says Nigel Farage Misleading Trump

UK POLITICS: Obama’s EU Envoy Says Nigel Farage Misleading Trump

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.”

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Expects to Lose Brexit Trigger Case, Making Contingency Plans

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Expects to Lose Brexit Trigger Case, Making Contingency Plans

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.

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UK POLITICS: London Should Be Priority in EU Divorce Talks: Lobby Says

UK POLITICS: London Should Be Priority in EU Divorce Talks: Lobby Says

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.

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UK POLITICS: Labour Not Wedded to Freedom of Movement With EU

UK POLITICS: Labour Not Wedded to Freedom of Movement With EU

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.

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UK POLITICS: ‘I Am Not Bluffing’ – Nicola Sturgeon To Andrew Marr

UK POLITICS: ‘I Am Not Bluffing’ – Nicola Sturgeon To Andrew Marr

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show, “… leaving the European Union created a “fundamental question” for Scotland.

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UK POLITICS: Farage Slams Theresa May: PM Lacks Flair, Energy to Deliver Brexit

UK POLITICS: Farage Slams Theresa May: PM Lacks Flair, Energy to Deliver Brexit

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.”

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UK POLITICS: I’ll Set Out Brexit Strategy Over Coming Weeks: Theresa May

UK POLITICS: I’ll Set Out Brexit Strategy Over Coming Weeks: Theresa May

“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.

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UK POLITICS: Conservative Party Donor to Cut Funds If Single Market Access Lost

UK POLITICS: Conservative Party Donor to Cut Funds If Single Market Access Lost

“I would find it impossible under those circumstances to keep donating to Conservative Party should it back leaving the single market,” Andrew Cook said.

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UK POLITICS: Backlash! Tories On Offensive Against Theresa May Over Ivan Rogers Resignation

UK POLITICS: Backlash! Tories On Offensive Against Theresa May Over Ivan Rogers Resignation

Theresa May faces a growing Brexit backlash from Conservative MPs over the extraordinary resignation of Britain’s top diplomat in Brussels, Sir Ivan Rogers.

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UK POLITICS: Impartiality! BBC Gets Over £300,000 EU Funding Since Brexit Vote

UK POLITICS: Impartiality! BBC Gets Over £300,000 EU Funding Since Brexit Vote

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.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Says Theresa May Acting Like King Henry VIII Over Brexit

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Says Theresa May Acting Like King Henry VIII Over 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.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Denies True Complexity of Brexit

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Denies True Complexity of Brexit

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.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Theresa May Making Mess Of Brexit’: Mashup Artists Lampoon Britain’s Leaders

UK POLITICS: ‘Theresa May Making Mess Of Brexit’: Mashup Artists Lampoon Britain’s Leaders

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.

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UK POLITICS: Revealed! BBC Laura Kuenssberg Says Queen Elizabeth II Backed EU But Decided Not to Report It

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.

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UK POLITICS: EU Single Market Pretty Unsuccessful, UK Should Leave: Lord King Says

UK POLITICS: EU Single Market Pretty Unsuccessful, UK Should Leave: Lord King Says

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.

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UK POLITICS: Trump Aide Wilbur Ross To UK Rivals: Use Brexit to Steal UK Trade, Brexit A ‘God-Given Opportunity’

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.

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