Former PM’s disastrous tax-cutting plan piled an extra £91m on the UK’s payments to the bloc, Treasury documents show.
Sterling's drop at the time of former British Prime Minister Liz Truss's failed budget plans meant the British taxpayer stumped up tens of millions of pounds extra to fund Brexit divorce bill payments to the European Union, paid in euros, new figures show.
Tokyo is the biggest winner of the UK’s accession to the CPTPP.
As the UK-Australia trade deal comes into force, those close to the negotiations reflect on their dramatic — and farcical — climax.
How Boris blundered into £10bn Australia trade deal concession scrawled on paper in the loo 02/06/2023
‘Your boss has conceded the whole kingdom’, Australian negotiator said to have told Liz Truss.
As part of efforts to maintain the Good Friday Agreement and make sure there is no border in the sea or on the island of Ireland, the Windsor Framework was devised. One aspect of this will see “Not for EU” labelling required on British food products sold throughout the UK.
Ministers have scrapped their promise for a post-Brexit ‘bonfire’ of EU-era laws by the end of this year.
Britain’s bonfire of European Union laws has been reduced to embers.
The UK has ditched plans for a Brexit "bonfire" of retained EU law, with Rishi Sunak being accused of breaking his promises by a former Cabinet minister.
Former Cabinet minister George Eustice says too much has been given away in the name of free trade.
The financier and former Tory donor says leaving the EU was a plan by the rich to make themselves richer and the poor poorer.
The men behind Trussonomics and Brexit, the two great man-made catastrophes of recent years, are to be honoured for their ‘great work’.
Rishi Sunak to ditch post-Brexit rhetoric of Truss era and stress EU co-operation in updated defence review 12/03/2023
“This period of not even acknowledging the EU is over” experts say.
Still no deal as new Science and Tech dept head claims Britain has 'global-facing alternative' in the wings.
Johnson’s administration made promises over Northern Ireland deal it knew were unworkable, former PM tells MPs.
Private equity veteran Guy Hands says Boris Johnson ‘threw the country and the NHS under the bus’.
Britain uses Brexit freedoms to continue use of bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticide banned in the EU 24/01/2023
Ministers have approved the emergency use of neonicotinoids against the advice of their own experts in a move branded ‘unacceptable’ by environmental groups.
First came Brexit. Now comes Britain’s bonfire of European laws. / Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is pushing ahead with a contentious plan to remove all remaining European Union laws from Britain’s statute book by the end of 2023, despite opponents’ claims that the move is rash and unworkable.
Just a tiny fraction of England’s farms have received payment under the government’s sustainable farming incentive.
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.
Trade secretary Kemi Badenoch has taken a swipe at ex-PMs Boris Johnson and Liz Truss for setting public deadlines in trade negotiations.
Britain's trade agreement with Japan - the first major such deal announced after Brexit - has been branded a failure as new figures show exports have DROPPED.
Post-Brexit Japan deal branded 'a failure' 27/11/2022
The first major free trade agreement signed by Britain after Brexit has been branded a failure.
A billionaire former Conservative donor has urged Rishi Sunak to come clean on Brexit. / Speaking to the I, he said he would consider backing the party again if the PM renegotiated Britain’s trade deal with the European Union.
Liz Truss had described the deal with Japan as a "landmark moment for Britain" that would boost trade by billions of pounds.