Rishi Sunak reportedly planning to open bidding for towns, cities and regions to become designated zones where UK taxes and tariffs will not apply.
The last chance to save us from a no-deal Brexit has now slipped by. Here’s what we lost today 01/07/2020
The negotiations which will set our relationship with our closest neighbours for the next generation are being rushed in a reckless game of chicken.
Chlorinated chicken is just the start. The government intends to rip up food standards, public services and public protections.
Ipsos MORI survey shared with HuffPost UK raises questions for Boris Johnson's negotiating strategy as hopes of a deal begin to fade.
Tánaiste Simon Coveney says a no-deal Brexit is a risk now because the UK is looking for something very different to what was committed to in the Political Declaration [4 mins] 17/05/2020
Britain must follow ‘rules of the game’ if it wants access to our markets, EU president warns 09/03/2020
Ursula von der Leyen says UK must make up its mind.
Just one in ten Brits wants to scrap EU regulations on environment, food and jobs after Brexit, poll reveals 27/02/2020
Only one in 10 voters wants the UK to abandon European regulations on the environment, labour market and food safety, according to a poll.
The use of banned flame retardants is widespread, yet our prime minister is hostile towards public protections.
NICOLA Sturgeon has told leaders in Brussels that she will use the powers of Holyrood to ensure Scotland keeps a close relationship with the EU.
In London for LSE symposium, politicians express confusion at Britain’s post-Brexit stance
New York surges ahead of London as world’s top finance hub as Brexit undermines confidence 28/01/2020
Survey of top bankers and asset managers puts Wall Street in front of the City as favoured location for financial services.
“This represents the death knell for frictionless trade," said one business leader.
Mark Carney and other financiers seem to think London can do business as usual without playing by the EU's rules. This is confidence bordering on complacency.
Brussels rules out 'mutual recognition' of regulations between EU and UK ahead of talks.
U.S. Lobbyists Prepare to Seize “Historic Opportunity” in Tory-Led Brexit to Shred Consumer Safeguards, Raise Drug Prices 09/12/2019
Campaigners say next government must clamp down to avoid risks to human health.
‘Singapore on steroids’: Sir Martin Sorrell lays out low-tax, low-regulation vision for Brexit Britain 13/11/2019
Britain should become a “Singapore on steroids” economy with low taxes, low regulation and a renewed focus on trade with America after Brexit, according to Sir Martin Sorrell.
Boris Johnson accused of eyeing post-Brexit US trade deal by ripping out food safeguards imposed by parliament 26/10/2019
‘This is clearly an attempt to make it harder for the public and parliament to ensure protections are not traded away’
Leaked government documents 'confirm worst fears' about workers’ rights after Brexit, says Labour 26/10/2019
The Labour Party has hit out at leaked plans to diverge from EU workers' rights laws after Brexit.
Trade secretary says scrapping protections ‘vital for giving us the freedom and flexibility’ to sign deals.
Diverge or converge? The choices facing Ireland, the United Kingdom and the European Union revolve around whether UK policy and its socio-economic model diverge from those of the EU or remain close to them in coming years.
Establishing the tax havens could make it harder to sign a trade deal with the EU.
Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicals. / The UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired rush to convert thousands of pages of European Union pesticide policy into British law.
Brexit trade deals will be worse than current EU deals, says Liam Fox's former trade chief 24/03/2019
Countries are likely to offer the United Kingdom worse trade deals than it currently enjoys as a member of the European Union, the former head of Liam Fox's International Trade Department has told Business Insider.
The E Foundation worked with UK thinktank on Brexit and is alleged to favour weakening EU food regulations.