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Having been grossly misled in the referendum, Britons’ anger is mounting as the reality of our plight becomes clear.
This reshuffle will make little difference: the country is going nowhere as the PM leads us further down an economic dead end.
Brexit is three years old and less popular than ever. More people are unhappy with Brexit outcomes to date, and pessimistic about the gains to come today than at any point in the Brexit process so far. “Rejoin” has opened up a double-digit lead over staying out in polls asking voters how they would choose in a second referendum on EU membership.
Whether it's wine-fuelled MPs or polls for right-wing news channels, the penny is dropping that leaving the EU was a catastrophe.
The former home secretary said she feels ‘abandoned by the party as far as those of us who can see the truth about Brexit is concerned’.
The good news last week is that the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has agreed to hear the case that there was Russian interference in the Brexit referendum. Several UK court cases, petitions and speeches in Parliament have failed to get the government to investigate and publish the result of the research into Russian interference.
After years of denying the downsides of Britain’s split from the European Union, the Brexit taboo is starting to lift in the governing Conservative Party and the country’s right-wing press.
The decision was made by the Conservative government, not by the people in the Brexit referendum, says Prof Paul Willner.
A party that has defined itself in opposition to the EU will be left marooned by an ever-more pro-European electorate.
Brexit is an existential threat to Conservatism. When it fails, the party will need to ask itself some searching questions.
Plans to scrap all remaining EU-made laws in the UK by the end of the year have cleared the Commons amid criticism from a senior Brexiteer that the process is not democratic and “possibly incompetent”.
‘Nothing less than the future of democracy is at stake’ says Caroline Lucas as a cross-party coalition and The Citizens win an unprecedented hearing over electoral safety and national security.
A Welsh Conservative has told the Senedd that the new UK subsidy control regime is taking so long to navigate that it’s having a detrimental impact on a business in his constituency.
Sherelle Jacobs told Telegraph readers that Brexit's days are numbered and the Conservatives cannot survive such an ignominious outcome.
The MPs have joined a cross-party group calling on ministers to declare which Brussels-made rules will be removed from British statute books.
‘The project is probably now unsalvageable’, says former PM’s old employer. / The Conservatives have made such a “hash” of Brexit that the project is probably “unsalvageable”, according to Boris Johnson’s favourite newspaper.
Labour leader to urge PM to take on Eurosceptics in attempt to resolve Northern Ireland protocol issues.
CULTURE Secretary Michelle Donelan has defended BBC board member Robbie Gibb for telling journalists not to cast Brexit in a “negative light”.
One in three Conservative voters believe Brexit is more trouble than it’s worth. But will this waning support for Britain’s exit from the EU ever be acted upon?
Survey finds 33% of Conservatives believe costs outweighing benefits. / Conservative party voters are losing faith in the idea of Brexit benefits and opportunities, a new poll suggests.
More than six years later, Trump’s rhetoric seems prescient for reasons he may not have intended. The right-wing populist shocks that hit both Britain and the United States in 2016 have exacerbated the internal dysfunctions within both countries’ right-wing parties.
A new poll suggests that Brexit scepticism could be on the rise among Conservative voters as more say Britain’s withdrawal from the EU has created more problems than it has solved.
But the EU does not want to reopen debates about the terms of the Brexit deal: “Only in the UK are people still arguing about Brexit,” a source said. “No one in Europe thinks about it any more.”
Now the Conservative Party’s reputation for economic competence has cratered, Matthew Gwyther sees businesses getting increasingly politicised.