Labour MP Owen Smith - who backs a new referendum - said the Prime Minister had carried out a 'screeching U-turn' in allowing MPs to have a chance to vote against no-deal, asking: 'Could she be clear - because she hasn't been thus far - if we have that vote on March 12 or 13, will her Government be voting in favour of no-deal or against it?' … [Read more...] about ‘Leadsom went off like a firework’: Inside the seething Cabinet meeting where furious Tory Brexiteers slammed ‘kamikaze’ Remainer ‘saboteurs’ after May pulled a screeching U-turn to say Brexit CAN be delayed
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“That, I think, [could] become the choice, eventually,” he said. “Whether we’re there yet is another matter. But I’ve always thought that no deal is better than Mrs May’s deal, but Mrs May’s deal is better than not leaving at all. And so there is a sort of hierarchy of choice. … [Read more...] about Brexit: May clings on to hope of third vote for her deal this week
Setting out the EU’s position on linking fish, trade and the UK respecting Brussels’ rules, he said: “The trade agreement will be associated with a fisheries agreement and an agreement about a level playing field or there won’t be any agreement at all.” … [Read more...] about Brexit: Top EU minister blasts Boris Johnson’s ‘artificial’ threats over deadline
Lib Dem business spokeswoman Sarah Olney said: “Not only is the Tory Government failing to defend free trade in their pursuit of a hard Brexit, but their promise to cut red tape for British business has been revealed to be completely bogus. … [Read more...] about Brexit red tape explosion as Tories accept we may need 50,000 new customs agents
The idea of an automatic followback on the basis of your Brexit stance does not appeal to all remain voters. A Twitter user, Michael Goodier, said: “I like to try to keep my Twitter timeline diverse in terms of opinion, and following a load of pro-EU accounts simply for the fact they’re pro-EU would ruin that. I also don’t want people to follow me for my Brexit stance, but based on my tweets. I get that it’s an identity thing, but the fact you’re telling people to follow you seems to me to be a bit of a beg.” … [Read more...] about #FBPE: what is the pro-EU hashtag spreading across social media?