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Brexit update: what could Boris Johnson’s Internal Market Bill mean for future trade deals?

Brexit update: what could Boris Johnson’s Internal Market Bill mean for future trade deals?

Cecilia 21 Sep, 2020 0

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has submitted a bill that would undermine parts of the Brexit agreement and break international law. The bill was backed by MPs in the Commons 340 votes to 263 and would enable free movement of goods and services across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland after Brexit. This new law would give the UK government the power to override the legally binding withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU.

Brexit delay and UK elections: what happens now?

Brexit delay and UK elections: what happens now?

Cecilia 04 Nov, 2019 0

This week has seen many new developments for the UK, with yet another extension to Brexit granted by the EU and the announcement of snap general elections before Christmas, on December 12th. 

The Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament was unlawful: what’s next for Brexit and the UK?

The Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament was unlawful: what’s next for Brexit and the UK?

Cecilia 27 Sep, 2019 0

On Tuesday morning, judges unanimously ruled that the PM’s prorogation of Parliament was unlawful.

Boris Johnson elected Prime Minister: is the UK headed towards a no-deal Brexit?

Boris Johnson elected Prime Minister: is the UK headed towards a no-deal Brexit?

Cecilia 25 Jul, 2019 0

Winning 92,153 votes to Jeremy Hunt’s 46,656, frontrunner Boris Johnson was elected new Conservative leader and UK prime minister on Tuesday 23 July.

Hunt v Johnson: everything you need to know about the race to Tory leadership

Hunt v Johnson: everything you need to know about the race to Tory leadership

Cecilia 01 Jul, 2019 0

The race to take over from Theresa May on July 24th, 2019 is at full speed. After eight conservative candidates including Michael Gove, Sajid Javid and Dominic Raab were kicked out of the competition, only two contenders for the PM position remain: Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt and backbencher Boris Johnson.

Brexit: which possible outcomes after this evening’s vote?

Brexit: which possible outcomes after this evening’s vote?

Cecilia 27 Mar, 2019 0

Will Brexit be cancelled? Will the UK have a new Prime Minister? Will the UK leave the EU and, if so, when?

Theresa May seeks Brexit extension

Theresa May seeks Brexit extension

Admin 21 Mar, 2019 0

As predicted by so many, the UK prime minister has asked for a Brexit extension until June 30, while assuring the EU Britain will not be voting in the coming European elections.

Brexit: latest updates for 2019

Brexit: latest updates for 2019

Cecilia 14 Jan, 2019 0

When we last wrote about Brexit, Theresa May was making last minute amendments to her Brexit proposal ahead of the EU summit. Despite the deal having been approved by EU representatives, it is still unclear whether or not May’s deal will go through on March 29th, 2019.

Take it or leave it: Theresa May and EU agree on Brexit withdrawal terms

Take it or leave it: Theresa May and EU agree on Brexit withdrawal terms

Cecilia 17 Nov, 2018 0

The much-awaited draft was finally submitted to members of the government after Theresa May and EU negotiators agreed on an exit plan on Wednesday, November 14th.

Brexit referendum: time for a rematch?

Brexit referendum: time for a rematch?

Cecilia 07 Aug, 2018 0

Two years after UK voters decided to leave the EU, Brexit negotiations seem to be at some sort of deadlock. Yet the country has one certainty: Brexit is going to be a long, painful and expensive process. This is why, a mere week ago, the Telegraph appealed to the public through a petition to ask the government for a second referendum.