Brexit: a ‘total disaster’ of our own making 07/02/2024
Brexit has caused a crisis for British manufacturers who export into Europe – and things could be about to get even worse...
One Europhobe is finally waking up to the costs of leaving the EU.
Brexit has not only failed to deliver on its promise of reducing immigration and controlling borders, but it has also made the immigration issue worse and more difficult to manage. The government’s chaotic and ineffective immigration policies, such as the Rwanda policy, have only added to the problem.
Lady Hale wishes she never wore spider brooch during Supreme Court ruling on suspension of Parliament 04/12/2023
Lady Hale hit headlines for wearing a spider brooch during the Supreme Court ruling on Boris Johnson's prorogation of Parliament.
Britain exited the European Union because it wanted to reclaim its sovereignty. Learning from Norway’s EU experience, Britain must be cognisant of the limits on its autonomy, even as a non-member, write Johanne Døhlie Saltnes, Merethe Dotterud Leiren, Arild Aurvåg Farsund, Jarle Trondal, John Erik Fossum and Christopher Lord.
The term doesn’t mean it doesn’t meet EU standards. Just that Brexiters want to insist they have the right to diverge, even if it were madness to do so.
A new book argues that Ireland must be united in order for the UK to realise full national sovereignty. One of the authors tells Political Correspondent John Manley why unionists based in Britain should start agitating for a border poll.
The three remaining arguments for Brexit 26/06/2023
And why none of them actually stack up.
Jacob Rees-Mogg’s Brexit ‘bonfire’ of EU rules is burning Parliamentary sovereignty instead 23/06/2023
The Retained EU Law Bill could see politicians, rather than the people ‘take back control’.
Brexiteers must be sick of the sight of Alastair Campbell by now, after he delivered another brutal Brexit takedown.
‘You all talk rubbish’: BBC Newsnight descends into chaos during fiery clash on Brexit [1 min] 12/05/2023
Last night's episode of Newsnight (11 May), left viewers open-mouthed after Alastair Campbell and Victoria Derbyshire seemingly got into a stand-off over Brexit. / “Sorry, you bring these people on, you never challenge them, you let them talk utter rubbish about Brexit and it’s happened on the BBC for year after year after year”, blasted.
“You bring Brexiters on, you never challenge them. You let them talk utter rubbish about Brexit. Year after year after year.”
Lessons from seven lean years of Brexit 28/04/2023
Almost seven years on from the Brexit referendum, there remains uncertainty over the future UK-EU relationship. Reflecting on the lessons from the last seven years, Neil Kinnock argues there remains a clear case for the UK being an economic, political, social, scientific and cultural part of the Europe of the future.
Parliament hears proponents of leaving the EU are “in a state of confusion and denial” as calls grow for public inquiry.
CPTPP will not make up for Brexit 16/04/2023
The UK’S membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership offers little gain for the British economy.
Ex-PM says UK was stronger in the EU – as Jeremy Hunt challenged to admit Britain ‘poorer’ after Brexit.
Brexit was a ‘colossal mistake’, former PM Sir John Major tells Northern Ireland Affairs Committee 07/02/2023
Former prime minister Sir John Major has told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Britain made a “colossal mistake” when it left the European Union. / Sir John said while he is not a “significant Europhile”, he believes the UK was stronger in the EU.
So much for Brexit sovereignty 23/01/2023
It’s high time politicians got real about the EU and single market, extinguished the bonfire of lies and told the truth.
The BBC’s Analysis editor Ros Atkins looks at the controversy surrounding the government’s plan to scrap thousands of EU-era laws.
However, disenchantment with Brexit has been one of the most notable trends of 2022 with a feeling that it has not lived up to the promises made at the time of the referendum. / Two thirds or 65% of British people think Brexit has gone badly compared to just 21% who think it has gone well according to an Opinium survey in early December.
Six years post-Brexit, Britain remains haunted by the EU in a neurosis that is not reciprocated in Brussels or other capitals.