A Home Office spokesperson said: “These were discussions about a no-deal Brexit and are no longer relevant for 31 January. We have some of the highest levels of data protection in the world and are fully committed to meeting our legal obligations. We have a very close security partnership with EU countries, and are engaging with the commission on our future data-sharing arrangements.” … [Read more...] about Britain could lose access to EU data after series of scandals
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It will be a stark change for British diplomats, after decades of co-writing laws on the single market, wielding vetoes on taxation and driving forward EU foreign policy sanctions against rogue states. The British rooms in the council of ministers, where diplomats successfully strategised aboutreducing the EU budget during all-night talks fuelled by Haribo sweets and Nespresso coffee, will be left empty. … [Read more...] about Brexit: EU sombre as UK prepares to end 47 years of membership
ImplementationWhen it comes to "no-deal" plans, ministers insist they are "far advanced" and the IFG agrees that progress has been made. But businesses also need to be ready for dramatic change and the IFG says government guidance to business and consumers on how to prepare has come too late. The report says other European governments, such as the Irish and Dutch, published their "no-deal" guidance "much earlier". … [Read more...] about Reality Check: How are Brexit preparations getting on?
Over the past three years, Osborne has stubbornly done the opposite, blindly believing in the private sector's magical properties which the state can only impair. He has stood back, attempting to slash the deficit and generally disengaging. Events have forced him to moderate his position, with the beginnings of an industrial policy along with bank reform, but it has been too little, too late and with too little conviction. The pity is that today's news will reinforce his position, easing the political pressure for change. … [Read more...] about Poor Spanish and French jobs data but UK economy returns to growth- as it happened
“She is somebody who appeared front-facing for the party, gave Ukip a good look in many ways,” he told BBC News. “Sometimes people fall out with their own parties and sometimes they say and do things that perhaps they shouldn’t.” … [Read more...] about Ukip suspends Suzanne Evans for disloyalty