Brexit News Archive: 31 Jul 2017

UK will not cut taxes below European average after Brexit, Hammond says

Taipei Times   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 17:36:05

EU Free Movement Ends March 2019 - Brexit Really Does Mean Brexit

As Theresa May herself has said, Brexit means Brexit. We voted to go and going we are. Which, given that I was fully in favour of leaving in the first place pleases me mightily.
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:07:00

Brexit: May says free movement ends in 2019

Downing Street has quashed suggestions that EU citizens will still be able to come to Britain to live and work after Brexit takes effect in March 2019.
CNN   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:50:45

UK vows not cut taxes below European average after Brexit

Britain does not intend to lower taxes far below the European average in order to remain competitive after Brexit but rather expects to keep a recognizably European economic and social model, finance minister Philip Hammond said.
Hurriyet   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:02:00

No 10 says free movement ends when UK leaves EU

Downing Street moves to end reports of differences over plans for UK immigration after Brexit.
BBC   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:29:25

UK PM May's Spox: Free movement of EU citizens to Britain will end in March 2019

A spokesman for the UK PM Theresa May is out on the wires now, via Reuters, commenting on the Brexit issue. Key Headlines: Free movement of EU citiz
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 10:39:20

Philip Hammond says UK will not slash taxes after Brexit

Chancellor tells French newspaper that UK plans to remain 'recognisably European'
FT   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:18:42

UK's Hammond: UK will not cut taxes below European average after Brexit

Reuters reported comments from the UK Finance Minister Phillip Hammond, responding to the question whether Britain would play the low-tax card to rema
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:15:38

Hammond: UK will not be tax haven after Brexit

The UK's economic model will remain "recognisably European" after Brexit, according to the Chancellor.
Sky   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 08:28:00

UK will not cut taxes below European average after Brexit - Hammond

Britain does not intend to lower taxes far below the European average in order to remain competitive after Brexit but rather expects to keep a recognisably European economic and social model, finance minister Philip Hammond said. Hammond himself had suggested in January that Britain may have to change its economic ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:49:00

UK Chancellor, Philip Hammond, Insists Brexit Will Not Mean Minimal British State

Hammond is quite right, the various plans for post-Brexit Britain will leave it a recognisably European social democracy. That still leaves a lot of room for precisely how we structure that.
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:36:00

Brexit: Race to host EU agencies relocated from London

The European Banking Authority and the European Medicines Agency employ just over 1,000 staff.
BBC   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 04:05:15

Brexit: UK will not cut taxes, says Philip Hammond

Chancellor Philip Hammond says the UK has no desire to try to undercut European rivals after Brexit.
BBC   |   Mon, 31 Jul 2017 03:53:01

Government divided on free movement after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Allowing free movement of people after Britain leaves the European Union would not "keep faith" with the Brexit vote, the international trade secretary said, underling divisions in the government over the issue.
Reuters   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 18:32:18

Rampant Foolishness About Scotch Whisky Definition After Brexit - The Great Repeal Bill Covers It

The entire point of the Great Repeal Bill is to make sure that EU derived legislation like the Scotch Whisky Regulations 2009 become UK law. The SNP is opposing this bill which enacts their very demand--go figure.
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 15:57:00

Everything you need to know about the EU agencies leaving London because of Brexit

The fates of European Medicines Agency and European Banking Authority will be decided in November.
Cat Contiguglia, Helen Collis, Carmen Paun / Politico   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 15:35:58

British government divided on free movement after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Allowing free movement of people after Britain leaves the European Union would not "keep faith" with the Brexit vote, the international trade secretary said, underling divisions in the government over the issue.
Reuters   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 11:26:41

Fox says free movement post-Brexit defies vote result

International trade secretary says cabinet is not agreed on nature of transition deal
FT   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 11:15:57

Liam Fox: No cabinet agreement on post-Brexit free movement

Such decisions 'can't just be made by an individual,' UK international trade secretary says.
Janosch Delcker / Politico   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 09:18:18

Liam Fox Denies There Has Been A Cabinet Deal On Freedom Of Movement After Brexit

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has insisted the Cabinet has not agreed a deal to allow free movement of labour for three years after Brexit. Fox said that any such move would "not keep faith" with the referendum result, t he Press Association reports . He told The Sunday Times ...
Sarah Ann Harris / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 09:04:18

Scotland to Britain: Protect Scotch whisky after Brexit

LONDON (AP) - Scotland has called for Scotch to be defined in U.K. law so its vital whisky industry can be protected after Brexit.
Associated Press   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 08:12:00

Liam Fox: No Cabinet deal for free movement after Brexit

Telegraph Reporters / Telegraph   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 07:47:27

Brexit: Fox holds firm on opposing free movement

Liam Fox says he has "not been party" to any cabinet talks on a Brexit arrangement.
BBC   |   Sun, 30 Jul 2017 04:26:36