Brexit News Archive: 27 Jul 2017

Trump's talk of a trade deal with the UK shows he has no idea how Brexit works

More than a year after the United Kingdom shocked the world by asking for a divorce from continental Europe after a 43-year union, President Donald Trump, who supported the push for Brexit, still apparently has no idea what it actually means. That lack of basic understanding was reflected in a ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:38:52

UK-EU freedom of movement to 'end in March 2019', says minister

Brexit: A new immigration system will be in place by March 2019 when the free movement of people between the EU and the UK ends, a minister has said. Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis was speaking as the government commissioned a "detailed assessment" of the costs and benefits of EU migrants. ...
Keep Talking Greece   |   Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:31:13

UK: Free movement will end with Brexit

British Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis insists freedom of movement between the UK and Europe will end when the country leaves the European Union in March 2019.
CNN   |   Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:33:41

UK-EU freedom of movement to end in 'spring of 2019' after Brexit, minister says

Free movement of people between the U.K. and the European Union will come to an end in March 2019 after the completion of Brexit, a U.K. minister has said.
CNBC   |   Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:53:00

UK immigration minister says freedom of movement will end post-Brexit

Brandon Lewis said the government's aim was to cut net immigration to 'tens of thousands.'
Connor Murphy / Politico   |   Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:18:00

Govt defends Brexit migration study timing

The Government has insisted six months is "plenty of time" to consider the results of a major immigration study before new post-Brexit policies are put into place.
Sky   |   Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:48:00

No transition: Free movement of people will end after Brexit

The free movement of people from the EU will end in Spring 2019, insists immigration minister. Business had been lobbying for an extended 'transition' period during which the free movement of people would continue. Brandon Lewis's comments mark a hardening of the government's Brexit policy. Government announces report on the ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:55:08

Britain says free movement of people with EU will end after Brexit

Freedom of movement of workers between Britain and the European Union will end when Britain withdraws from the bloc, immigration minister Brandon Lewis said on Thursday. "Free movement of labour ends when we leave the European Union in spring 2019," Lewis told BBC radio. Lewis also said a new immigration ...
Times of Malta   |   Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:41:00

Brexit EU migration study examines if British workers are at a disadvantage to foreign labour

Kate McCann / Telegraph   |   Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:22:09

Brexit EU migration study launched by Amber Rudd

Ministers will use the report to build a new migration system for after the UK has left the EU.
BBC   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:54:20

Brexit & Beyond: U.K. Growth Subdued, Trump Sees U.K. Trade Deal, EU Threatens Poland With Sanctions

Brexit & Beyond: Europe in Flux is The Wall Street Journal's round-up of news and analysis of how Brexit will affect global business, economies and finance. You can sign up here. MUST READS A shopper holds carrier bags featuring a Union Jack, on Oxford Street in central London. Photographer: Jason ...
MoneyBeat   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:09:50

Millionaire Tory donor calls Jeremy Corbyn a 'twat' live on air

Plumbing firm boss apologized for choice of words but 'not the sentiment behind it.'
Paul Dallison / Politico   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:39:07

UK to Seek Trade Deal with Mexico to Offset Brexit

The U.K.'s International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is to visit Mexico Wednesday to launch discussions for a post-Brexit deal as part of the Britain's ongoing efforts to secure its trading future outside of the EU. Fox is to meet with Mexico's Minister of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal to discuss ...
OANDA   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:00:55

UK to tap Mexico after US in ongoing post-Brexit trade pursuit

The U.K.'s International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is to visit Mexico Wednesday to launch discussions for a post-Brexit deal as part of the Britain's ongoing efforts to secure its trading future outside of the EU.
CNBC   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:43:00

Gove rules out imports of US chlorine chicken

Britain will not accept imports of chlorine-washed chicken in pursuit of a trade deal with the US after Brexit, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said.
Sky   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:08:00

Morning News: July 26, 2017

The Brexit Slowdown Continues - Britain's Economy Grew Just 0.3% In The Second Quarter U.K. to Ban Fossil-Fuel Cars by 2040 as Automakers Race to [...]
Eddy Elfenbein   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:07:13

The Brexit slowdown continues - Britain's economy grew just 0.3% in the second quarter

LONDON - Britain's economy grew as expected in the second quarter of 2017, but continued to experience a Brexit-based struggle, according to preliminary numbers from the ONS released on Wednesday. GDP grew by 0.3% in the quarter, the ONS said, while annual growth was 1.7%. Prior to the release economists ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:35:18

Gove: No to Chlorine Chicken

Michael Gove flatly ruled out chlorinated chicken in Brexit Britain's supermarkets on the Today programme, hours after Liam Fox insisted there was no health issue with US-style chemically washed poultry. Fox is right that this whole row is confected and that the science doesn't justify the ruffled feathers. Scaremongering by ...
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:49:44

Michael Gove rules out UK importing chlorinated chicken in Brexit rift with Liam Fox

Environment secretary rules out import of chlorinated chicken in new Cabinet rift. Fox claimed yesterday that there was "no issue" with chlorine-soaked meat. But Gove insists that UK must not lower its food safety standards after Brexit. Gove's comments come after EU officials accuse Britain of on the issue. LONDON ...
Business Insider   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:44:06

Gove says chlorinated chicken would be banned under any UK-US trade deal - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day's political developments as they happen 8.41am BST For the last three days the debate about Brexit, and the rights and wrongs of leaving the EU and instead relying on trade deals with countries like America to power British growth, has come down to an argument ...
Andrew Sparrow / Guardian   |   Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:42:01

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