Brexit News Archive: 11 May 2018

Should the EU referendum be annulled?

It's reported that police are investigating evidence that the chief executive of a key organisation that campaigned for Brexit allegedly committed criminal offences during the 2016 referendum. This comes after the Electoral Commission fined Leave.EU the maximum £70,000 for multiple breaches of electoral rules. The organisation is backed by Nigel ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 20:00:19

Ex-Labour leader Neil Kinnock accuses Corbyn of 'serious evasion of duty' in failing to back EU single market

Exclusive: The Labour peer has written for The Independent, slamming what he calls an 'infantile leftist' view of the EU
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 17:55:58

UN tells UK government to stop forcing NHS and landlords to enforce 'hostile environment'

'It is no surprise that a policy that ostensibly seeks to target only irregular immigrants is destroying the lives and livelihoods of racial and ethnic minority communities'
Lizzie Dearden / The Independent   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 17:31:32

Brexit and austerity 'have made UK more racist'

A United Nations inspector has hit out at the Government over austerity and its immigration policies, saying it has made the UK a more racist country.
Sky   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 16:54:00

What Theresa May can do about her Brexit woes

FT editor Lionel Barber and political columnist Janan Ganash on UK PM's difficult week
FT   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 16:13:50

UK ports body says it is 'ready for Brexit'

Industry group members prepared for any customs arrangement, says new chairman
FT   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 16:04:11

UN: Migrants face 'hostile environment' in post-Brexit Britain

UN rapporteur urged government to adopt immigration policies to protect migrants from 'racial and ethnic discrimination.'
Gabriela Galindo / Politico   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 15:52:09

The generational wealth gap - Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart is joined by Torsten Bell, Iman Amrani and Sonia Sodha to discuss proposals for addressing the growing wealth gap between Britain's young and older generations. Also this week: Anand Menon rounds up another frantic week of Brexit news Leave.EU has been fined and its staff could face prosecution ...
Presented by Heather Stewart with Anand Menon, Torsten Bell, Iman Amraniand Sonia Sodha; produced by Phil Maynard and Simon Barnard / Guardian   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 14:29:38

'Get on with it.' - May under pressure on EU customs decision

LONDON (Reuters) - A row over Britain's future customs arrangements with the European Union has left the opposing Brexit camps more deeply entrenched than ever and Prime Minister Theresa May facing one of her toughest decisions yet.
Reuters   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 14:19:07

Brexit & Beyond: Europe Bristles at Quota Comeback

To subscribe to the newsletter, please sign up here MUST READS Quotas Make a Comeback as Countries Seek U.S. Tariff Exemptions: European Union officials have bristled at accepting hard limits on exports, saying such pacts violate World Trade Organization rules, but the Trump administration has already struck one agreement with ...
WSJ Staff / MoneyBeat   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 14:18:11

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Brexit Driving Me To Edge of Madness

Following Matthew Parris yesterday, arch-remainer Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has admitted Brexit is driving her up the wall: "I am feeling on the edge of madness and mental illness." Guido will let readers decide whether this is a new development... The post Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Brexit Driving Me To Edge of Madness appeared ...
Ross Kempsell / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 12:24:35

Jacob Rees-Mogg Claims He'd Learn Nothing From Visiting Northern Ireland Border

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 11:48:59

Daily briefing: Singapore summit, Brexit deadlock, poaching pilots

The US-North Korean talks will take place on June 12, while China trade talks face delay
FT   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 11:31:16

Banks to seek special exemptions for foreign staff post Brexit: sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Global banks in Britain are calling for a special work visa waiver after Brexit to preserve the City of London's standing as a top global financial center, two industry sources said, a move that would be more generous than the current arrangements. READ Banks to seek special ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 11 May 2018 11:12:50

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