As the cost of Brexit is counted in wrecked livelihoods, ordinary people are starting to call it out. Loudly. Peter Corr is a lorry driver in Derbyshire.
Two Years Post-Brexit: UK bands touring the EU continue to suffer through government inertia 11/08/2022
Optimism and opportunity for UK bands in Europe post-Covid continues to be thwarted by the on-going shadow of Brexit touring restrictions. Two years on, and the UK government continues to do nothing. / "Most of the progress has been made by the industry itself, rather than the government, while the government tries to steal the credit for it."
Following a weekend of utter chaos at the Channel crossing, James O'Brien reminds listeners how the Tories insisted Brexit would not bring about these very issues.
Kent farming giant reports 8% fall in harvest due to lack of seasonal pickers – saying it’s easier to import fruit.
Government’s post-Brexit failures – not Channel migrant crossings – broke UK asylum system, MPs say 18/07/2022
Ministers must stop trying to find ‘magical solutions’ like the Rwanda deal and fix administrative problems, report finds.
Police have seized amplifiers and speakers used by a long-running anti-Brexit protest outside the House of Parliament, under a new anti-protest law pushed through by Priti Patel.
A former top Rwanda diplomat forced into exile has attacked government claims that his country is safe to receive refugees from the UK – likening it to “a detention camp”.
Misleading the country: Boris Johnson and ministers have made dozens of false statements to parliament, investigation reveals 07/04/2022
Labour accuses government of ‘litany of lies and falsehoods’ as calls for corrections are ignored.
“Take Back Control meant Keep Them Out”: Alf Dubs on how Brexit “poisoned” the UK refugee response 17/03/2022
The Labour peer, who escaped to Britain as a child, condemns the “farce” of the UK’s visa rules for fleeing Ukrainians.
The UK has imposed sanctions on banks, companies and individuals linked to Russia since the invasion of Ukraine. / The government has been under pressure to do more to tackle the flow of Russian money into the UK.
Thousands of British citizens may be waiting for family permits to be able to move to the UK, but the Home Office reportedly rejected freedom of information requests and parliamentary questions on data from the former Brexit select committee chair, Hilary Benn.
Thousands of people say their rights have been compromised despite government promises.
Former Brexit secretary David Davis says Priti Patel’s plans could foster a situation similar to notorious US detention camp.
France will not be ‘hostages to British domestic politics’, says interior minister.
The Dublin Regulation meant that anyone who had set foot in another EU country first could be returned to that country, but this law no longer stands. Those who make the crossing know it will be difficult for Britain to return them to France.
Despite promises by the home secretary to make the route across the Channel "unviable", the number of people completing the crossing has reached record highs.
EU leaders urged to push back against No 10’s brinkmanship over role of European Court of Justice.
Thanks to the HGV driver shortage, many refuse collectors are quitting to earn up to £30,000 more driving lorries. But what does this mean for our streets, as the rubbish and recycling piles ever higher?
Leading figures in the livestock industry say that the animals face being killed and burned because Priti Patel has failed to include the butchers on a list of shortage occupations.
The National Pig Association has said that healthy animals are being destroyed following the exodus of EU workers as there are not enough people employed in slaughterhouses.
Dame Hilary Mantel has said she is intending to take Irish citizenship to “become a European again” and escape the “shame” of living under the current government.
HOME Secretary Priti Patel is being asked to visit businesses in the Highlands to see first-hand the recruitment crisis facing tourism and hospitality as a result of Brexit.
A major feature of the 2016 Leave campaign was a refusal to define what, precisely, Brexit would mean.