Brexit is ‘the elephant in the room of British politics’, Ed Davey says as he takes aim at Tories and Labour 19/03/2023
The Liberal Democrat leader accused the two main parties of avoiding confronting the economic impacts of Britain’s departure from the EU.
Stephen Flynn questioned the PM’s description of the Windsor Agreement as "special, exciting and attractive". / The SNP's Westminster leader asked why other parts of the UK were denied the same status.
Brexit is three years old and less popular than ever. More people are unhappy with Brexit outcomes to date, and pessimistic about the gains to come today than at any point in the Brexit process so far. “Rejoin” has opened up a double-digit lead over staying out in polls asking voters how they would choose in a second referendum on EU membership.
Labour is winning the Brexit revolution 30/01/2023
The party can capitalise on Tory failure.
Labour said the warning underlines the need for a ‘more productive’ relationship with Brussels following Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.
Keir Starmer may have solved Labour's Brexit conundrum | Andrew Marr | New Statesman [8 mins] 27/01/2023
Keir Starmer’s plans to bring the UK closer to the EU could solve Labour’s Brexit conundrum.
The shadow foreign secretary said the current UK-EU trade deal is damaging the British economy.
Shadow foreign secretary to mark out diplomatic mission of a future Labour government in landmark speech.
Lessons of Brexit: the Conservative Party 23/01/2023
Brexit is an existential threat to Conservatism. When it fails, the party will need to ask itself some searching questions.
ANAS Sarwar has admitted that Brexit has been a "disaster" for the UK economy - but said he won't back another referendum on rejoining the EU.
Economists at ING note that the Pound could thrive in the long term as the Labour party leader aims to rebuild good trade relationships with the bloc.
Several senior figures within the Labour Party have ripped into the impact of Brexit this week - and Keir Starmer has also had his say.
Sophie Stowers and Alan Wager look back on a year in Brexit, using the UK in a Changing Europe/Redfield and Wilton Strategies Brexit tracker poll to highlight five key trends in attitudes to Brexit in 2022.
Keith Brown challenged pro-Union parties at Holyrood to explain how they would reverse "the dismal downwards trend" caused by the UK leaving the EU.
‘I can see Britain being a member of the EU again’: How Brexit is returning to UK politics 26/12/2022
But the EU does not want to reopen debates about the terms of the Brexit deal: “Only in the UK are people still arguing about Brexit,” a source said. “No one in Europe thinks about it any more.”
The Brexit silence is breaking 01/12/2022
Professor Chris Grey’s analysis on how the budget aftermath exposed the costs and the lack of public consensus for Brexit. Some of the revived debate repeats the past, but there is a new context. How Labour responds now is crucial.
Keeping quiet on Brexit is a shrewd move for Labour now, but a strategic disaster in the long term 23/11/2022
What is the opposition’s thinking about Britain’s place in the world?
Hunting for Brexit Benefits [17 mins] 22/11/2022
In this video, our Director Brendan Donnelly argues that Rishi Sunak and Jeremy Hunt realise Brexit is in trouble. ... The Conservative Party is incapable of extricating itself from Brexit. The force of economic circumstances and changing public opinion may however encourage Labour leader Keir Starmer reluctantly to abandon his futile hope of "making Brexit work".
Brexit's the elephant in the room that can be avoided no longer when quitting the European Union plunges a Disunited United Kingdom deeper into economic horror.
Legal experts say bill is badly designed and ‘undemocratic’. / Opposition parties will next week try to delay government plans for a bonfire of nearly 4,000 EU laws and key workers’ rights from the UK’s statute books after Brexit.
It’s Brexit, stupid 14/11/2022
We are stuck in the Tory game of make-believe that everything is coming up roses in an English country garden. The reality is that following Brexit the rest of the world looks at England with a mixture of perplexity, pity, and amused contempt.
Fake it till you make it has been the guiding maxim of British government policy for national renewal since Brexit.
Majority of Brits now regret Brexit, new poll finds - after public anger at cost of living and inflation 03/11/2022
An increasingly large majority of Brits now think Brexit was a mistake, new polling suggests. / After years of wrangling an exit deal with the EU and the ongoing Northern Ireland Protocol dispute, 57% of the country now believes leaving the bloc was an error.
The tide in Britain appears to have turned since the 2016 Brexit referendum. / According to a new poll, only 43% of the British population consider that the UK's departure from the European Union was a good decision, while 57% believe it was a mistake.