Senior Tory Simon Hoare tells i that ripping up Brexit deal in a cost of living crisis would not be ‘grown-up statecraft’.
MULTI-MILLION cuts to regional funding intended to level up the country will have “catastrophic consequences” on the local economy, it has been warned.
Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and the Vote Leave campaign claimed fuel bills would be lower for everyone following Brexit. Instead, bills have risen exponentially.
Greg Hands was asked why Michael Gove made the promise if it is now considered a bad move.
Shortages in the labour market, along with the vacancies in the health service, hospitality industry and agriculture, are the living evidence of this self-inflicted act
After Vote Leave’s broken promises to cut energy bills, poorer areas risk being short-changed by Brexit too 10/01/2022
As Johnson and Gove back off their pledge to scrap VAT for fuel, EU structural funds are not being fully replaced.
"The first rule of Brexit Club is you don't talk about all those "benefits" you mentioned 5 years ago..."
Despite not seeming keen to cut VAT as per the Leave campaign promise, he took the opportunity to say this week that leaving the EU means the UK can now set its own VAT rates.
Gove declined to point out that the EU is currently home to around 80 freeports.
Northern Ireland, food prices, the ease of a deal - it turns out that many of the claims made by those advocating Brexit were not quite true...
Brexit and the pandemic have been blamed and some businesses have had to change their opening hours, while others have thrown in the towel.
In May 2016, the future Prime Minister promised that fuel bills would be slashed after Brexit – Sam Bright explores why the opposite has occurred.
The UK is uniquely exposed to a global problem.
I’m having to drive from Glasgow to Dover to pick up food from EU: Industry leaders warn over empty shelves due to Brexit 19/09/2021
Hotel and restaurant staff are travelling hundreds of miles to pick up produce as Britain’s lorry driver shortage leaves supplies stranded in warehouses, industry leaders say.
The government is strongly considering delaying checks on imports from the European Union again amid warnings of severe disruption to supplies in the run-up to Christmas.
Prof Louise Richardson’s jibe linked to minister’s dismissal of experts during Brexit campaign.
Brexit Briefing #130 – a final look at the UK still trying to have its cake and eat it - BEERG Brexit Blog 04/05/2021
This is my last Brexit Briefing. / Because it is the last it is longer than usual. A long goodbye if you will. Over the past 5 years I have written 130 of them, following the twists and turns of the Brexit saga, as various UK actors came and went upon the stage, generally full of sound and fury, but often signifying little.
It's been five years since the UK voted to leave the EU. The vote appalled those who saw it as economic self-sabotage. But those in favor of leaving were not swayed by economic arguments — and likely still aren't today.
Australia has wanted the new agreement but, unlike Britain, has been in no screaming hurry for it. And, unlike Boris Johnson, the Australian Prime Minister faces no domestic political imperative to seal the deal.
As part of our special edition looking at five years since the EU referendum, Alastair Campbell looks at the silence of the Leavers.
Brexit: has ambiguity run its course? 04/06/2021
“Australian Brexit” used to be an upbeat euphemism for a “no deal” Brexit outcome. Now, Australia promises a far more profound insight into the true nature of Brexit.
A major feature of the 2016 Leave campaign was a refusal to define what, precisely, Brexit would mean.
Fears for future of UK beef farming as Australians eye up tenfold increase in exports after trade deal 20/05/2021
Boris Johnson has been warned that his prospective trade deal with Australia could spell “a slow painful death” for Britain’s beef farming industry, after one of Australia’s biggest producers said a zero-tariff agreement could increase exports to the UK tenfold.
Michael Gove says he is working to ensure that every Government department understands the workings of the protocol.