Archbishops warn bill could ‘further undermine trust and goodwill’ among home nations.
"Families should be together," says Lord Dubs, who fled the Nazis as a child and led peers' immigration bill revolt.
The U.K.’s most senior Anglican bishops have warned that legislation breaching part of the Brexit divorce agreement the government signed with the European Union will set a “disastrous precedent” and could undermine peace in Northern Ireland.
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - HOUSE OF LORDS, Select Committee on the Constitution, 17th Report of Session 2019–21 16/10/2020
UK refuses to scrap plan for treaty breach 11/09/2020
The European Union has told Britain it should urgently scrap a plan to break their divorce treaty, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government refused and pressed ahead with a draft law that could sink four years of Brexit talks.
UK PM Boris Johnson had been wildly happy about his new EU exit deal; then he introduced a law undermining both it, and the last round of trade negotiations. Speaking with two former permanent secretaries of the UK’s EU exit department, Matt Ross asks whether Johnson is applying firm leverage – or deliberately sabotaging the trade talks.
Europe Letter: UK’s reputation diminished as EU capitals digest declaration to break law
Under cover of the pandemic, his inner circle is sidelining elected MPs and pushing through laws with no scrutiny
A top European Union official dealing with the United Kingdom says that a cliff-edge rupture between the two without even a basic trade deal by the end of the year is becoming more likely by the day.
Withdrawal Agreement: European Commission sends letter of formal notice to the United Kingdom for breach of its obligations 01/10/2020
The European Commission has today sent the United Kingdom a letter of formal notice for breaching its obligations under the Withdrawal Agreement. This marks the beginning of a formal infringement process against the United Kingdom. It has one month to reply to today's letter.
Press statement by President Ursula von der Leyen on the implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK [2 mins] 01/10/2020
British government says it will respond to European Commission letter ‘in due course’.
‘We stand by our commitments’, says president Ursula von der Leyen.
One of Boris Johnson’s most senior law officers has quit in protest at the government’s plans to break international law over Brexit.
Brexit Republic - The Revolver 18/09/2020
Mr Raab goes to Washington, Mr Miliband goes to town on Mr Johnson in another busy, busy Brexit week. Europe Editor Tony Connelly, London Correspondent Seán Whelan and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at the continuing external waves being made by the Internal Market Bill and go-slow negotiations.
Expert perfectly demonstrates Brexiteer hypocrisy over trade talks in just 90 seconds [2 mins] 14/09/2020
An expert has perfectly demonstrated the hypocrisy surrounding Brexiteer outrage over trade talks between the UK and the EU in just 90 seconds.
Britain’s former ambassador to the European Union Ivan Rogers has predicted that Britain will leave the post-Brexit transition at the end of this year with no deal, describing Boris Johnson as a Trumpite politician who wants the EU to fail.
‘Britain does not break treaties’: EU president quotes Thatcher as she tells Boris Johnson he cannot change Brexit deal 16/09/2020
Ursula von der Leyen says EU will ‘never backtrack’ on withdrawal agreement.
Ed Miliband: Boris Johnson needs to take responsibility for once in his life – this Brexit deal is his failure 15/09/2020
The Prime Minister is now telling us is that his flagship achievement, the deal he told us was a triumph, the deal he said was oven-ready, is actually completely half-baked
Four senior congressmen write to Boris Johnson to reiterate there will be no US-UK trade deal if the legislation to override the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement isn’t pulled 15/09/2020
Former Attorney General Geoffrey Cox has said he will vote against the government's attempts to override the Brexit withdrawal agreement when it comes before the Commons.
Watch Ed Miliband attack Boris Johnson as he accuses PM of trying to ‘get Brexit undone’ [2 mins] 14/09/2020
Ed Miliband accused Boris Johnson of seeking to "get Brexit undone" during a widely-praised speech against the controversial UK Internal Market Bill.
The government is facing increasing scrutiny over its decision to use “committed Brexiteer” lawyers to provide advice on the legality of breaching the EU withdrawal agreement.
Internal Market Bill: Britain risks becoming a global outcast, with reputation for reliability and responsibility hard to recover 15/09/2020
Strange turn since the Brexit referendum is still bewildering for Europeans.
Internal market bill would endanger future trade deals, says Kim Darroch, the former British ambassador to the US.