CakeWatch - Episode 63: Honey Badger 22/10/2019
Boris Johnson, his so-called new deal, and the wholesale attack on citizens' rights. For light relief we join four Remainers Now standing in the rain outside the European Commission's headquarters and hear from them why they've made the journey to Brussels and what they want to achieve here. This podcast was brought to you by a large gin and tonic.
Prime Minister loses crucial vote on programme motion that would have paved the way to leave the EU by October 31.
MPs vote down bid to ram Brexit bill through Commons, throwing Boris Johnson's plans into chaos 22/10/2019
Commons refuses to accept tight timetable for EU exit blueprint to meet Halloween deadline.
Wild spending on Brexit preparations makes good political theatre, but it won’t protect us from the impact of no deal. / The civil servant works in a Whitehall department and is part of Operation Yellowhammer.
'Don't be conned': Boris Johnson's Brexit deal is 'meaningless' on workers' rights, union chief warns 22/10/2019
'We still have no legally binding guarantee that UK rights will keep pace with EU minimum standards'
Retirees suffer ‘real hardship’ and fear Brexit will impoverish them further, says Jeremy Morgan QC
7 horrors in Johnson’s Brexit bill 22/10/2019
Last night the Prime Minister published 115 pages of turgid text he wants MPs to agree in three days. We’ve waded through as much of it as we can – and identified some horrors. But we won’t have caught them all.
It’s chilling. From the Mail, The Times to the BBC and ITN, everyone is peddling Downing Street’s lies and smears. They’re turning their readers into dupes.
People would rather stop Brexit altogether than accept Boris Johnson's plan for Brexit, a new poll reveals.
Number of Brits moving to the continent has spiked since Brexit.
The government's own impact assessment of the Brexit deal confirms firms will have to pay fees, fill out forms and face border inspections when sending goods within the UK.
Firms in Northern Ireland will have to submit declaration forms for goods heading to the rest of the UK, under the government's Brexit deal.
Boris Johnson is flogging a dodgy Brexit deal. No wonder he doesn't want you to look under the bonnet 22/10/2019
Boris Johnson's Brexit Bill has major consequences for the UK and our future prosperity. MPs would be failing in their duty if they did not scrutinise it line-by-line.
Dark and dangerous threats against MPs like me are a sign No 10 and Cummings are getting utterly brazen 21/10/2019
This has a strong whiff of the 1930s about it – it is a right wing, nationalist government’s attempt to suppress dissent.
Brexit Party candidate charging up to £100,000 per person for a place at his post-apocalyptic farm 21/10/2019
A prospective parliamentary candidate for the Brexit Party has built a post-apocalyptic farm and hopes to charge guests up to £100,000 a year to live there.
MPs also protested that they were being asked to vote for a 'blind Brexit' because ministers had not published details of the impact.
Brexit Secretary admits businesses will need to fill out export declaration forms.
Here’s everything you need to know about the legal framework for the PM’s proposed Brexit deal.
Donald Tusk indicates that extension would be granted to prevent a no-deal.
Brexit secretary under fire after admitting Northern Ireland firms will be forced to fill out export forms when sending goods to Britain 21/10/2019
'Just to be clear, exit summary declarations will be required in terms of NI to GB'
We were expecting a funeral march. Instead we got a victory procession – of sorts. After the big march and the even bigger vote, heroic Best For Britain march organiser Naomi Smith and truly knackered journo Ian Dunt join Andrew Harrison in an echoey Portcullis House to work out exactly what happened, and what happens next.
The Vote. The March. The Deal and the Amendments. The balance of power. And the decision? As we steel ourselves for the biggest day in this whole struggle, Dorian Lynskey, Ros Taylor and Ian Dunt assemble to examine what’s on the table, how we got here and how we might get out of it.
UKIP has suspended its leader and three other members after they were accused of stealing data from the party.
Customs Union: what Brexit amendment means for Boris Johnson's deal – and how it's different to the single market 21/10/2019
MPs will soon table amendments to the Brexit legislation and Labour said it wants to include plans for a customs union arrangement.
Downing Street’s attempt to dodge Benn Act falls flat.