UK PM Boris Johnson had been wildly happy about his new EU exit deal; then he introduced a law undermining both it, and the last round of trade negotiations. Speaking with two former permanent secretaries of the UK’s EU exit department, Matt Ross asks whether Johnson is applying firm leverage – or deliberately sabotaging the trade talks.
Philip Rycroft, the former Permanent Secretary for the DExEU ... discusses the 2016 EU referendum, the possibility of Scotland gaining independence
Brexit ‘ultras’ are undermining the integrity of the Civil Service. The consequences could be grave 02/02/2018
A pro-Brexit minister and MPs have accused the Civil Service of pursuing a ‘Remain’ agenda. Steve Bullock, a former civil servant, argues that the consequences of undermining civil servants in this way are potentially disastrous.
Leaving the EU confronts my former colleagues with a greater challenge than Whitehall has faced for generations.
HuffPost UK learns that No.10 is keen to show that Brexit is 'done' within weeks, despite a year of crunch negotiations ahead.
Leaked government documents 'confirm worst fears' about workers’ rights after Brexit, says Labour 26/10/2019
The Labour Party has hit out at leaked plans to diverge from EU workers' rights laws after Brexit.
Boris Johnson’s agreement estimated to cost 6.7% of expected GDP rise over 15 years.
No-deal exit would trigger complex negotiations, argues former top DexEU civil servant.
Leaked Doc Reveals Civil Servants Told To Report 'Unhelpful Narratives' On Brexit To No.10 16/08/2019
Boris Johnson has been warned to “tread carefully” amid claims Number 10 aides are asking civil servants to operate an “overtly political” Brexit media strategy.
About 16,000 civil servants have worked on Brexit at estimated cost of £1.5bn to date
It was not said why Tom Shinner is leaving, except to say he is taking a job in the private sector.
The Tory leadership race has brought a no-deal Brexit closer. Most candidates have either elevated No Deal to a heightened form of Brexit - a "clean" Brexit - or have insisted it is preferable to an extension beyond the current Article 50 deadline of 31 October.
Karen Wheeler’s resignation stokes fears the UK will not be ready for a no-deal Brexit by October. / The government official in charge of delivering “frictionless” Brexit border arrangements, including emergency plans for Dover and Ireland in the event of no deal, has quit just two years into her job.
The Government Has Responded To The Stop Brexit Petition And It's Not Going To Please Signatories 26/03/2019
he government has responded to the hugely popular Revoke Article 50 petition by shooting it down even as it approaches six million signatures.
His departure sparked claims the "chaotic" Brexit department was struggling to cope.
An army of civil servants has been engaged to hide the terrible truth for as long as possible.
Since the UK voted to leave the European Union, civil servants have been working to get the country ready for its departure from the bloc. Beckie Smith examines how Brexit has changed government so far.
Department for Exiting the European Union monthly workforce management information for 2017 and 2018
Staff numbers and costs for the Department for Exiting the European Union for 2017 to 2018.
Leaked report shows authorities were urged to avoid disclosing ‘potentially damaging information’ on preparations.
David Davis says he wants the Brexit Bill to pass with ‘no strings attached’.
The UK government has taken the somewhat unprecedented step of translating the executive summary of its Brexit White Paper into 22 European languages.
In truth, the Buzzfeed leak doesn't tell us anything we didn't already know. It's a bit less severe than the Treasury analysis from before the referendum, but it's playing in the same sandpit. It's broadly in line, if a little more moderate, than most of the analysis conducted before and after the referendum.