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Michael Heseltine says Brexit will be ’high on the agenda’ if Liz Truss loses general election. / The Tories will never win back younger voters as an anti-Europe and populist party, former cabinet ministers have warned – as they called for trade links with EU to be rebuilt.
Times must be hard in London: Brexit Britain wants to rejoin Europe’s political community.
THE Tories, by the time sterling hit an all-time low of $1.0327 on Monday, had from their political driving seat seen a fall of nearly one-third in the pound’s value against the greenback since June 23, 2016.
Campaigners say revoking of post-Brexit protections amounts to legislative vandalism. / Hundreds of Britain’s environmental laws covering water quality, sewage pollution, clean air, habitat protections and the use of pesticides are lined up for removal from UK law under a government bill.
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The new PM will be discarded by the Tory right as soon as she stops serving her political purpose. / It will be years before we can fully account for the impact Brexit has had on the country, but the grave damage it has done to the Conservative Party is already clear. The only question is whether it’s fatal or not.
An ex-UK Government Tory minister has admitted the Welsh were deliberately misled about how replacement money for former EU funds would be spent in Wales. Wales used to receive a huge amount of money from the EU before Brexit.
The moving vans have already started arriving at Downing Street, as Britain’s Conservative Party prepares to evict Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
'However, Britain’s current political and economic prospects look grim. To say this is not to be unreasonably pessimistic, but simply to face facts.'
Boris Johnson's government has quietly published details of an "election power grab" to neuter the UK's elections watchdog and undermine its independence.
Populism over sense 23/08/2022
Britain first backed Brexit in a populist vote — albeit narrowly — a foolish move taking a slice of Britain’s economic strength. / Empty words and false and exaggerated claims combined with a dose of nationalism to tip the balance.
One of the most contentious parts of the torturous post-Brexit trade negotiations between the UK and Europe was the dispute-resolution process. Now it’s being tested.
Voters were promised better-funded public services and stronger employment rights after Brexit – Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak are now offering us the opposite, reports Adam Bienkov.
Britons must look at themselves calmly and honestly, recognizing the tough times that lie ahead and the changes needed to get the country back on track. Unfortunately, the country's political leaders remain unwilling to treat voters like grown-ups.
A Brexiteer Tory MP on Monday admitted immigration has increased since Britain voted to leave the EU.
There's one thing that the two candidates locked in a bad-tempered battle to be Britain's next prime minister agree on: Brexit is nothing to do with any of the woes facing the UK right now. / The inconvenient truth, as the head of the port of Dover has confirmed, is that Brexit has indeed contributed to the chaos.
Although a narrow majority UK-wide (not, of course, in Scotland) voted for Brexit, many have already realised it was a grave mistake. It is the biggest economic, diplomatic and ­constitutional mistake in the history of the ­United ­Kingdom. It is likely to be proximate cause of the ­United Kingdom’s ultimate ­collapse.
If the UK government had “got Brexit done” properly, sensibly and professionally, this wouldn’t be happening.
Andy Street’s comments come after Tory leadership contenders insisted Brexit has provided opportunities. / Brexit is bad for business, the Conservative mayor for the West Midlands has said.
The Conservative leadership contenders are not being required to explain how they would address the devastating economic impacts of our decision to leave the EU. They should be.
Boris Johnson’s Trumpian remarks on the “deep state” will almost certainly have a destructive effect on British democracy.
The UK risks a trade war with the EU if the next Tory leader and prime minister rip up parts of the Brexit deal for Northern Ireland, an MEP has warned.
Ahead of another vote in the Tory leadership race, former chancellor Rishi Sunak pledges to get rid of those pesky EU regulations and unleash Britain’s potential. Where have we heard that before?
The prime minister’s exit not only disgraces him and his party – it indicts the fast-unravelling project that brought him to No 10.