Brexit News Archive: 12 Jun 2017

UK Politics: PM May names Joyce Anelay as U.K. Brexit Minister

LiveSquawk recently reported that Prime Minister May named Joyce Anelay as the U.K. Brexit Minister and Mel Stride as the U.K. Financial Secretary to
Eren Sengezer / FX Street   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 20:42:47

May apologises to Tory MPs for election disaster

Prime minister is 'contrite' with angry colleagues but still faces hurdles on Brexit
FT   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 18:55:17

'I'll stay for as long as you want me,' British PM May tells Tory MPs

Britain's Theresa May told her party today she would serve as prime minister as long as they wanted after a botched election gamble cost the party its majority in parliament and weakened London's hand days before formal Brexit negotiations. With British politics thrust into the deepest turmoil since last June's ...
Kylie MacLellan and William James for Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 18:02:00

U.K.'s May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

Pressure is mounting on U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to seek closer ties to the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019, following her election setback last Thursday.
WSJ   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:41:18

Theresa May faces pressure in cabinet to embrace soft Brexit

Powerful figures in new team urge prime minister to prioritise jobs and economy
FT   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:30:36

Theresa May's chief of staff Gavin Barwell: Austerity and Brexit cost us

Theresa May's new chief of staff tells the BBC Labour "tapped" into concerns over Brexit and austerity.
BBC   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:01:52

Nicola Sturgeon: Voters rejected hard Brexit

Scotland's first minister calls for all parties and nations to be included in the Brexit process.
BBC   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:45:14

Nicola Sturgeon calls for a pause in Brexit process

Auslan Cramb / Telegraph   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:53:03

'UK election result may delay Brexit talks'

Credit ratings agencies warn general election outcome could delay Brexit negotiations.
BBC   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:36:42

UK PM May Spox: Would not want to accept a Brexit deal that was worse than a No deal

A spokeswoman (Spox) for the UK PM Theresa May is out on the wires now, via Reuters, noting that they would not want to accept a Brexit deal that was
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:58:51

Macron will offer no mercy to Theresa May

A swift and hard Brexit would suit France's president
FT   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:54:38

EU hopes Brexit talks can stick to timeline

The European Union's negotiating team is ready for Britain's exit talks and hopes the agreed timetable, which has a start date of June 19, can hold, a top EU official said. "It is up to the UK to form a government and we hope that that will happen quickly. The ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:49:00

U.K.'s Brexit Minister Says Talks With EU Could Face Delays

Britain's Brexit minister said negotiations with the European Union may not start next Monday, as originally planned, raising the prospect that thepolitical uncertainty facing the U.K. in the wake of the inconclusive election results could interfere with the timeline for negotiations.
WSJ   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:13:40

UK's Davis: Brexit talks will begin next week, however, may not be 19th June

The UK's Brexit minister David Davis is back on the wires now, this time speaking with the BBC Radio 4. Key Headlines: Need to deal with the status
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:06:25

Brexit minister says UK PM May is not a 'dead woman walking'

Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis dismissed claims that PM May had become a "dead woman walking" after the failed election gamble last week.
CNBC   |   Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:59:00

U.K. Election Result Hinders May's Path to Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May's misjudged gamble in calling a snap general election failed because liberal voters in many of the most dynamic parts of England turned against her hard-line Brexit agenda.
WSJ   |   Sun, 11 Jun 2017 19:45:59

Theresa May's election victory will prove pyrrhic indeed

All Labour need to do is sit back and watch as the Tories try to clean up their own mess for a change When Theresa May called the general election at the end of April, the UK economy was struggling, inflation was on the rise and Brexit talks were looming. ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian   |   Sun, 11 Jun 2017 13:25:35

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