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Jacob Rees-Mogg’s List Of Brexit Benefits Includes A Discount On Fish Fingers

Rees-Mogg told LBC that leaving the EU meant we could get a discount on fish fingersJacob Rees-Mogg started listing some of the benefits the UK will soon enjoy due to Brexit, only to get brutally smacked down by a journalist.LBC’s Rachael Venables pressed the Brexit opportunities and government efficiency minister over what differences Brits might appreciate in their day-to-day lives outside of the EU, as the cost of living crisis […]

today24 June 2022

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Nikki Haley Hopes ‘Successful’ Brexit Will Cause Other EU Countries To Leave

Nikki Haley, a possible 2024 US presidential candidate, has suggested she hopes the European Union splits up.Speaking in London on Wednesday, the former US ambassador to the UN, said Brexit was “an experiment that I hope is successful”.“If the UK can be successful in Brexit you will see other countries do the same thing,” the leading Republican politician said.Donald Trump is seen as highly likely to launch a bid to […]

today22 June 2022 1

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‘This Is Illegal’: European Commission Chief Savages UK Plans To Rip Up Brexit Deal

European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic A senior European Union official has said the UK government’s plans to rip up the Northern Ireland protocol is “illegal”.European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic hit out as he announced the EU was launching legal action against the UK.He said Boris Johnson and his ministers had set out to “unilaterally break international law”.Sefcovic’s comments came two days after foreign secretary Liz Truss unveiled the Northern Ireland Protocol […]

today15 June 2022

boris johnson

Analysis: Will The Brexiteers Ever Take Responsibility For Their Actions?

The UK voted to leave the EU in 2016.It’s been an interesting 24 hours.Last night, former Brexit Secretary David Davis was asked what benefits leaving the European Union had brought the UK.After initially claiming it was too soon to tell (NB we officially left the EU two and a half years ago), he finally alighted upon an answer.Asked by Andrew Neil on Channel 4 last night to explain why he […]

today13 June 2022

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Brexit Is Not To Blame For Airport Chaos, Grant Shapps Says

Passengers queue to check-in for a Qatar Airways flight in Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport.Brexit is not to blame for the problems which have led to travel chaos at airports across the UK, according to Grant Shapps.Thousands of holidaymakers have been affected by flight cancellations, long queues and baggage problems brought on by a lack of staff.Aviation industry bosses have called on the government to introduce an emergency visa to […]

today5 June 2022

boris johnson

Boris Johnson Keeps Being Reminded About Just One Thing With The Northern Ireland Protocol

Boris Johnson went to Belfast on Monday to try and find a solution to the frustration in Northern Ireland over the protocol which he agreed to back in 2019Boris Johnson has promised he will do all he can to fix the issues triggered by the Northern Ireland Protocol – but he seems to have forgotten that he’s actually the person who agreed to it.The prime minister negotiated the agreement, which […]

today17 May 2022

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Boris Johnson Tells DUP To ‘Roll Up Their Sleeves’ And Enter Government With Sinn Fein

Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Thales weapons manufacturer in Belfast during a visit to Northern Ireland for talks with Stormont parties. Boris Johnson has told the DUP to “roll up their sleeves” and enter government at Stormont with Sinn Fein.The prime minister also defended government plans to introduce a new law allowing them to unilaterally rip up the Northern Ireland Protocol.Johnson spoke out after talks with the leadership of all five […]

today16 May 2022

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Boris Johnson Says UK ‘Will Act’ If EU Refuses To Give Way On Northern Ireland Protocol

Boris Johnson says he will say more about his plans in the coming daysBoris Johnson has warned the EU that he is prepared to unilaterally rip up parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol unless Brussels agrees to make major changes to it.The prime minister said there would be “a necessity to act” to protect the interests of consumers and businesses in the province if the EU does not budge.His comments, […]

today16 May 2022

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UK Can Rip Up NI Protocol Without Breaking International Law, Kwasi Kwarteng Insists

Kwasi KwartengThe UK can rip up the Northern Ireland Protocol without breaking international law, a cabinet minister has insisted.Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the government was prepared to scrap the post-Brexit trade agreement - known as invoking Article 16 - in order to ensure “political stability” in Northern Ireland.The Protocol, a key part of the withdrawal treaty struck between the UK and European Union after Brexit, has led to checks on […]

today15 May 2022

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