Dominic Cummings’ 250-page paper attacks fear of elitism and waste of billions of pounds, and calls for slimmed-down ministry.
Government refusing to sign up to Brexit safeguards so it can change Human Rights Act, Gove admits 27/05/2020
Brussels wants UK to commit to human rights in writing as condition of trade deal.
Lost in time and space - Chris Grey 15/05/2020
Michael Gove has insisted that there will be no ‘new customs infrastructure in Northern Ireland after Brexit before claiming there would be ‘some expansion of existing infrastructure’, sparking accusations of “double speak” from one Lib Dem MP.
Minister says checks on animals and food products will be necessary to maintain island of Ireland’s ‘disease-free status’
Farmers are waking up to the effect Brexit could have on their industry, says PETER HETHERINGTON.
International trade minister Liz Truss is reportedly preparing a “big concession package” to secure a trade deal with Donald Trump and the United States.
Junior minister reveals UK officials have confirmed ‘physical posts at ports of entry’ for Northern Ireland.
UK showing ‘no real sign’ of approaching trade talks with plan to succeed, key EU official says 08/05/2020
Trade commissioner suggests Britain is planning to blame Covid-19 for Brexit 'fallout'.
A TOP EU official has hit out at the UK Government for making proposals about Brexit talks before a key meeting next month.
Cabinet office minister drops 'no compromise' stance, saying: 'If that is the price that we have to pay, then there we go'
SNP calls for opposition parties to back two-year Brexit transition extension due to coronavirus crisis 05/05/2020
United opposition would ‘send a powerful message to our European friends,’ says MP Ian Blackford — as ministers insist there’s no reason to change timetable.
Pro-Remain parties in Northern Ireland criticise ‘petty’ decision by UK government.
MICHAEL Gove has suggested that EU officials may need to cross the border into the north in order to oversee checks on goods.
Coronavirus: UK shops would have suffered food shortages during pandemic without single market, EU says 04/05/2020
Britain 'fortunate' it had not crashed out of bloc when coronavirus struck, Commission says – even as Boris Johnson vows to do just that if necessary.
The U.K. risks failing to recruit the 50,000 customs agents the logistics industry says are needed before Britain’s final parting with the European Union, spelling potential chaos at the country’s busiest border.
Firms 'won't be ready for EU customs exit' 17/04/2020
Businesses fear big hold-ups at the docks when the UK leaves the EU customs area because of untrained staff.
Coronavirus: Brexit trade talks in disarray after second round cancelled, with doubts over timetable 07/04/2020
UK-EU meetings cancelled as Europe fights spread of the virus.
Coronavirus: UK failed to join EU ventilator scheme because of 'communication confusion', Michael Gove says 29/03/2020
The Cabinet Office minister claimed the UK's omission from the scheme was a communication error, contradicting a Downing Street spokesman.
BREXIT secretary Michael Russell says failing to halt the exit from the EU during the coronavirus pandemic will leave the UK facing an “economic Stone Age” while the rest of Europe recovers.
Fake news handed Brexiteers the referendum – and now they have no idea what they're doing 18/01/2017
'Would we have won without immigration? No. Would we have won without...the NHS? All our research and the close result strongly suggests no. Would we have won by spending our time talking about trade and the single market? No way'
Mike Russell wrote to Michael Gove, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, requesting a halt to the withdrawal process during the coronavirus pandemic.
About 150 delegates were due to arrive next week for three days of talks.
Michael Gove has endorsed claims that up to 50,000 people will be recruited to carry out customs paperwork under the government's preferred trade deal with the EU. This is after his promise in 2017 that a vote for Brexit would mean cutting the costs of EU red tape.