Meanwhile, problematic issues in Brexit negotiations still include fishing rights, the "level playing field" aimed at preventing unfair competition in areas such as workers' rights and state subsidies and the governance of any deal are yet to be resolved. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden fires Brexit warning at Boris Johnson saying closed Irish border ‘not right’
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“More likely is that we may be able to start rolling it out before Christmas. But almost certainly the vast bulk of the rollout - if the safety data proved that it’s safe, and that is still not known, we still don’t have a vaccine - but even if we do, it’s likely that the bulk of the rollout would be in the new year. … [Read more...] about Matt Hancock to give No.10 coronavirus briefing at 5pm as Boris Johnson self-isolates
Will it be needed in the event of a no-deal Brexit? Economists debate the impact on the public finances of leaving the EU without a deal, although most agree it would be negative. The scale of the impact would depend on how the economy performs and the measures taken to address the move to trading with the EU on World Trade Organization terms. … [Read more...] about Do spending plans of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt add up?
While the numbers of tests being carried out has increased in the counties in the South East – between 20 and 69 per cent more tests were done in the second week of November than in the first, compared to a growth of 18 per cent nationally – the increase in cases has outstripped this, with positive results more than doubling in some areas. … [Read more...] about Will ANYBODY get into Tier 1? Boris Johnson faces Tory revolt amid fears tier system is ‘lockdown by another name’ and the whole of England could be placed in the top two levels
But he said the philosophy seemed to be that “if you are successful, wealthy and have privilege behind you, you will do well and the government will help you in many ways”, adding: “If you have problems you’re on your own. It is a philosophy and it is not one consistent with human rights.” … [Read more...] about UN rapporteur: tax cut plans of Johnson and Hunt ‘a tragedy’