Brexit Archive

New Poll Shows Majority Of Tory Voters Support Second Referendum
poll’s result reflects an awareness of how much the Government has already sacrificed vital London interests in trade and financial services to secure its hardline version of Brexit

A large majority of Britons who backed the Prime Minister at the last election, support another referendum on her Brexit deal, a new poll shows. The Survation poll studied more than 1,400 Conservative voters who gave Theresa May …

European Commission President Says Britain Will Regret Leaving EU After Brexit
Nigel Farage urged Theresa May “to do what Trump has done and stand strong against the European Commission, against the unelected bullies”.

Britons will “have” to regret Brexit, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said in an address to the European Parliament. Mr Juncker said in French: “On 29 March 2019 at midnight, the United Kingdom will have left the …

Jeremy Corbyn Accused Theresa May Of Being ‘Held Hostage’ By Extremists
Corbyn said: we have a Prime Minister being held hostage by the extremes in Cabinet who are willing to sacrifice parts of British business and industry, willing to risk a hard border in Northern Ireland.

Labour Leader has slammed Theresa May for being “held hostage” by Tory extremists who want her to take Britain out of the European Union without a plan. In a major speech at Mansion House in …

Lord Heseltine Admits Some Tories Wish Jeremy Corbyn Was Prime Minister
Michael Heseltine said the British economy turned from the fastest growing to the slowest growing economy in Europe.

Former deputy prime minister Michael Heseltine has slammed Theresa May’s latest speech as just more “phrases, generalisations and platitudes”, noting that some Tories would rather see Jeremy Corbyn become British prime minister than let Brexit …

John McDonnell: Better We Have A General Election Rather Than A Second Referendum
The shadow chancellor warned second EU referendum would “divide the country again”, and “those divisions are really still there”.

The shadow chancellor said another Brexit referendum would cause further divisions and described another general election as a “better route”. John McDonnell told Peston on Sunday that he would rather have another general election than a second EU referendum which …

Brexit Bombshell For Economy: New Study Shows UK Will Suffer £252bn Hit If It Leaves EU With No Deal
The British economy will suffer a £252bn hit if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal, a new analysis of official forecasts shows.

The analysis, which is based on a controversial UK government report, revealed a no-deal Brexit would see GDP fall by more than a quarter of a trillion pounds over 15 years. Shared with The Independent, the …

Lord O’Donnell Likens Tory Brexiters To “Snake Oil Salesmen”
Brexiter ministers and MPs have been branded as “snake oil salesmen” by Former civil service chief, slamming them for accusations that officials are plotting to sabotage Britain’s departure from the European Union.

The former cabinet secretary Gus O’Donnell, known in Westminster as “GOD”, slapped down MPs, including hardline Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg who claimed that Treasury civil servants had “fiddled the figures” to show Britain would be worse …