"The really big self-harm inflicted by the UK on itself was Brexit," which has made the current crisis much worse. - economist Peter Doyle 28/09/2022
Former Bank of England and IMF economist Peter Doyle on SkyNews: "The really big self-harm inflicted by the UK on itself was Brexit," which has made the current crisis much worse. For example: / - Trade frictions when we need to boost exports / - A weaker pound worsening inflation
In 1992, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Her speech followed the signing of the Maastricht Treaty - the foundation of today's European Union. Drawing on the words of Winston Churchill, she paid tribute to those who rebuilt Europe in the wake of conflict and praised the Parliament as a leading democratic forum.
Buckingham Palace insists the Queen is politically neutral in the EU referendum campaign, after a report that she had expressed strongly Eurosceptic views.
'In the Eurostar terminal in London, there’s an advert from the Wallonia region of Belgium, encouraging British firms to relocate to avoid post-Brexit trade problems.' 16/09/2022
James O'Brien's disbelieving reaction after Tory MP Steve Brine challenged the BBC boss over a reference to Brexit in EastEnders.
French president responds to ‘jury’s out’ comments by Tory leadership favourite Liz Truss about key ally.
A resurfaced Parliament clip from 2019 shows the moment Theresa May confirms to Zac Goldsmith that Brexit won't cause environmental standards in the UK to slip.
Emily Maitlis Claims BBC's 'Both-Sideism' Over Brexit Led To 'Superficial Balance' [1 min] 25/08/2022
Ex-BBC journalist also argued the media failing to tackle the impact of leaving the EU “feels like a conspiracy against the British people”. / Emily Maitlis has criticised the BBC for “both-sideism” in its coverage of Brexit – suggesting its attempts to hear both sides of the argument led to “superficial balance”.
Emily Maitlis has been widely praised for her criticism of the BBC's coverage of Brexit. / “It might take our producers five minutes to find 60 economists who feared Brexit and five hours to find a sole voice who espoused it," she said. “But by the time we went on air we simply had one of each; we presented this unequal effort to our audience as balance. It wasn’t.”
Scottish farmers say a post-Brexit ban on exporting seed potatoes to the EU is facing them with a ‘huge financial hit’. / The UK Government’s being urged to strike a deal with Brussels to resume trade – which has also restricted business with Northern Ireland.
'I hoped we would go for a sensible version of Brexit. It’s forcing businesses to comply with two sets of regulations.' - Former Siemens CEO [2 mins] 26/07/2022
Former Siemens CEO - “I hoped we would go for a sensible version of Brexit. It’s forcing businesses to comply with two sets of regulations. It’s a double cost. What we’re learning is that our so-called sovereignty is turning out to be rather expensive.”
Inverness SNP MP Drew Hendry highlights crippling post-Brexit import costs faced by retailer Oil and Vinegar during exchange with UK Trade Minister Andrew Griffith at Westminster [3 mins] 26/07/2022
Crippling import costs faced by an Inverness retailer were raised during an exchange at Westminster. / Inverness SNP MP Drew Hendry highlighted the costs faced by Oil and Vinegar importing goods from the EU during the exchange with UK Trade Minister Andrew Griffith.
Following a weekend of utter chaos at the Channel crossing, James O'Brien reminds listeners how the Tories insisted Brexit would not bring about these very issues.
British Ports Association denies Liz Truss' claim Brexit isn't causing Dover chaos [1 min] 24/07/2022
Mark Simmonds, director of policy at the British Ports Association has said Brexit is responsible for delays at Dover, just hours after Liz Truss blamed the French authorities.
'New Zealand television is completely mystified by the amazing Brexit trade deal Liz Truss keeps boasting about.' [2 mins] 22/07/2022
New Zealand television is completely mystified by the amazing #Brexit trade deal Liz Truss keeps boasting about. They can’t understand why she would want to make British farmers poorer and theirs richer. Even the winning side can’t fathom it.
'Leaving the EU has made leaving the UK much more difficult. We asked to be treated like this Ian - we said we want to be third-country nationals, we want to have all of that bureaucracy.' [2 mins] 23/07/2022
Aerial footage shows thousands of lorries queueing on the main road towards the port of Dover on Saturday, with UK authorities blaming French officials for the chaos – a claim France has denied. A major incident was declared as a second day of travel disruption consumed the key port amid additional post-Brexit checks.
Dover port boss blames Brexit for delays as he explains passport 'checks and stamps' [6 mins] 23/07/2022
Port of Dover boss Doug Bannister has told LBC that it's "absolutely true" that Brexit is ultimately to blame for the extreme delays at the port of Dover because passports require extra checks.
This former NHS doctor told LBC that after years of austerity, it was patients' post-Brexit opinion on immigrants that made him leave the profession.
‘Waste of everyone’s time’: New government video sets out Brexit paperwork mountain [4 mins] 19/07/2022
Guide makes mockery of Boris Johnson’s 2020 claim that UK and EU would ‘do even more business’.
Huw Edwards praised the interview, saying it is a fact that the UK *did* have a veto and Turkey's hopes of joining the EU are "more remote than ever".
Brexit is making it harder for airports and airlines to recruit staff, adding to shortages that are causing travel chaos, according to a leading recruiter.
Significant housing and staffing problems in the tourism sector across the strath are the result of 10 years of hostile environment policy, MP Drew Hendry insists. / He has been meeting with local operators to discuss their plight, and has spoken this week about the difficulties tourism companies now face after Brexit.