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Where are all those Brexit benefits? 20/05/2023
Project Fear has become Project Reality—just look at Britain’s car industry.
There were sighs of relief in many quarters when it was announced that the British government was not going ahead with plans for a wholesale bonfire of EU regulation.
The UK is lobbying the EU over a Brexit trade deal deadline that carmakers have warned pose a threat to UK industry.
BRITAIN can rest easy. The country’s bananas are safe and will not be subject to “malformation or abnormal curvature” following the UK Government’s decision to abandon throwing 4,000 pieces of EU law onto the Brexit bonfire by the year’s end.
‘A storm is brewing,’ warn Conservative MPs who say their party is ‘giving up on Rishi’, who is seen as a manager rather than a leader.
We have reached a watershed moment in the long Brexit saga. The government’s U-turn this week on the Great Repeal Bill has laid bare the great elephant-sized conundrum that has always been at the heart of Brexit: identifying any significant EU laws that were both holding Britain back and can be ditched without damaging our own economy.
“You bring Brexiters on, you never challenge them. You let them talk utter rubbish about Brexit. Year after year after year.”
Furious Conservative MPs have threatened to oust Rishi Sunak as PM following his “betrayal” over plans to scrap thousands of pieces of EU legislation.
Rishi Sunak is facing a backlash from Tory Brexiteers after ditching a promise to complete a “bonfire” of remaining EU-era laws by the end of the year.
This is a classic example of a big, bold campaigning promise colliding with reality.
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.
The SNP has branded the Tory UK Government as 'dangerously out of touch with Scotland's fishing sector' after the Tory Prime Minister refused to accept the damage Brexit has inflicted on the industry.
Business Secretary Kemi Badenoch said the Government will only be able to remove 800 of the retained laws before the end of 2023.
Burberry chairman says scrapping the VAT refund for tourists has made Britain the "least attractive" shopping destination in Europe.
Experts insist successes of Brussels’ €95bn programme could never be replicated by a UK-only substitute.
The Retained EU Law Bill would scrap over 4,000 pieces of legislation. / Rishi Sunak has started to retreat from plans to push forward the potentially disastrous Retained EU Law bill, one report has claimed.
PM Rishi Sunak should not go back on his pledge to re-join the EU's science research programme, the President of The Royal Society has warned.
MPs will get a vote next Wednesday on the Stormont brake aspect of Rishi Sunak's Windsor Framework, which was agreed with the EU last month in a bid to undo the worst excesses of Boris Johnson's deal,
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.
The UK’s R&D sector has reacted with alarm to reports that Rishi Sunak is holding back on rejoining the Horizon Europe R&D programme—after finally agreeing a deal over trade in Northern Ireland with the EU.
Suggestions that Rishi Sunak might hold back on rejoining the Horizon Programme after securing a landmark Brexit deal have been described as “unspeakable idiotic” by campaigner and scientist Mike Galsworthy.
Rishi Sunak is refusing to rush Britain back into the EU's 95.5 billion euros ($101.32 billion) Horizon Europe research programme, the Financial Times reported on Friday.
Rishi Sunak quizzed over NI's 'unbelievably special' EU access comments at Prime Ministers Questions [1 min] 01/03/2023
Rishi Sunak claimed the UK offers a “very special status” to Scotland when challenged to replicate Northern Ireland’s “special” EU single market access for other home nations.
There is a split within the Cabinet over the UK’s continued membership of the European Convention on Human Rights.