Britain’s government insisted Thursday (24 November) that Brexit would pay off, even as new figures showed record levels of immigration six years after the country voted to quit the EU.
How Brexit helped create the migrant crisis 03/11/2022
The migrant crisis has exposed a common fallacy about Brexit, that you can simply "pull up the drawbridge" and wish it away.
Edi Rama urges ministers to ‘stop discriminating’ after Suella Braverman’s ‘Albanian criminals’ comments in Commons.
Brexit’s harvest 27/10/2022
Brexit-induced labour shortages are going to be a limiting factor in the pursuit of growth, growth, growth
Sunak talks about ‘fairy tale’ economics – let’s not forget he backed Brexit, the biggest ‘fairy tale’ of all 26/10/2022
The new Prime Minister was decisively on the side of those who claimed that the country would have a better future outside the EU.
Britain’s TUC and Indian unions alike have raised concerns about deteriorating work conditions for workers, low pay and exploitation.
You can’t restrict immigration without damaging trade deals. / For years the Brexiteers have been in denial about the contradictions inherent to their project. Now they are coming out in the open.
Post-Brexit deal with India could be derailed over Braverman’s ‘disrespectful’ migrant comments 12/10/2022
Home Secretary Suella Bravernan’s claim that Indian migrants are the largest group who “overstay” their welcome in the UK could derail Britain’s post-Brexit trade deal with New Delhi. / Indian ministers are said to be furious with her remarks as the agreement is reportedly “on the verge of collapse”.
Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson met Indian leader Narendra Modi in April and set an ambitious target to sign the free trade agreement (FTA) by Diwali later this month. / Recently, Braverman said that she had doubts regarding the deal as it would increase immigration to the UK even as Truss is eager to sign an agreement with India by Diwali, on October 24.
Home secretary Suella Braverman has sparked a new government row after calling for the UK to leave the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
Truss can’t hide from the crisis she created 28/09/2022
Rejecting expertise and skill in favour of loyalty was always going to lead to this.
No Conservative will dare admit the searingly obvious: Brexit is proving a catastrophe for Britain.
'Hapless Attorney General Suella Braverman blames remainer civil servants for thwarting Brexit reforms ... I’ve added some actual FACTS' 03/07/2022
The economic fallout from leaving the EU is becoming all too apparent.
Boris Johnson bid to tear up Northern Ireland deal endangers peace, US congressmen warn [1 min] 15/06/2022
Boris Johnson’s plans to tear up post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland have come under fierce attack from Washington, with senior congressmen on both sides of the US political divide warning the “irresponsible” move is a threat to peace in the province.
Bill hands ‘breath-taking’ powers to ministers, warns Hansard Society. / Boris Johnson’s legal justification for tearing up his agreement with the EU on post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland has been branded “hopeless” by the government’s former chief lawyer.
Northern Ireland protocol: EU to begin legal action over UK plans to override Brexit deal 12/06/2022
Brussels is set to reveal details of action despite ministers’ insistence the the Northern Ireland protocol plans do not break international law.
New fears that UK will breach international law with plan to tear up Northern Ireland Protocol 08/06/2022
Government legal adviser warns it cannot be argued ‘credibly’ that there is no alternative to unilateral move.
Lawyers reject Liz Truss’s claim that UK is able to dump parts of treaty with EU without its agreement.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has warned that Brussels will not give in to threats and blackmail, as the furious row over the Northern Irish border took a step closer towards a trade war.
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.