Tag Archives: Government of the United Kingdom

24Jan/17

Brexit still formality despite ruling – analyst

Brexit timetable unlikely to be hindered by Supreme Court ruling the government must seek parliamentary approval – analyst

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17Jan/17

Britain will leave the EU single market – PM May

Britain will leave the European Union single market, Prime Minister Theresa May announces, warning that no deal is better than a bad deal with the EU.

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16Jan/17

Sterling skids to three-month low as “hard Brexit” fears bite

Sterling skids to its lowest levels – bar a “flash crash” in October – in 32 years on Monday, hit by fears that Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday that Britain is set for a “hard” Brexit out of the EU and its single market.

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08Jan/17

Scotland’s Sturgeon says “unacceptable” lack of knowledge on Brexit

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says there is “unacceptable” lack of knowledge on Britain’s Brexit strategy six months after the vote to leave the EU.

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08Jan/17

Brexit terms not ‘binary choice’ between immigration control and good trade deal – British PM

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May says she will outline more details of her Brexit strategy in the coming weeks, but denies that she faces a “binary choice” between controlling immigration and getting “a good trade deal” for the UK.

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16Nov/16

British PM May tells rowdy parliament she does “have a plan” for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May tells a particularly spirited House of Commons session that she does have a plan for Brexit, one day after a leaked memo concluded her minister’s have no overall strategy.

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12Jul/16

Britain’s May says to negotiate a successful Brexit as PM

Britain’s next prime minister, Theresa May, calls for the country to unite under her leadership, promising to make a success of negotiating the country’s divorce from the European Union.

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01Jul/16

Johnson has little to say over his snub by Gove for leadership battle

Conservative parliamentarian and prominent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says little about the fall of his political ambitions following a last minute snub by his biggest ally, Justice Secretary Michael Gove, who decided to run for the leadership of the party himself.
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29Mar/16

Osborne: Brexit is ‘convulsive shock’

As Britain’s Brexit debate heats up, the UK finance minister George Osborne faces tough questioning by parliament on “The economic and financial costs and benefits of UK’s EU membership”. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading

27Jul/15

Surprise contender to lead UK’s Labour, renationalise swaths of economy

A left-wing Labour politician, often regarded as being on the fringes of the British political scene, has seen his chances of leading his party rise dramatically.

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