Tag: Soft Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to party supporters as she campaigns in the North East of England during a visit to the Linskill Centre on May 12, 2017 in North Shields, United Kingdom. The visit takes the Prime Minister to a traditional heartland of Labour Party support as campaigning events …

POLL: Brits Overwhelmingly Reject Tory ‘Soft Brexit’

The British public is overwhelmingly opposed to the Prime Minister’s plan for a “soft” Brexit and almost a third of voters are prepared to back a new, right wing party committed to a clean Brexit, a poll shows.

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Labour Poised to Break Manifesto Pledge to Support a Clean Brexit

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s main opposition party is poised for a significant policy change that could increase pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver a “soft” Brexit that maintains some formal economic ties to Europe.

British Prime Minister Theresa May gives her landmark Brexit speech in Complesso Santa Maria Novella on September 22, 2017 in Florence, Italy.

Pro-Brexit Tories Threaten to Block Bad Brexit Deal

The prime minister must avoid a “soft Brexit” and ensure the UK is free from all major EU institutions and courts after 2019 or Brexit-supporting backbench MPs could “block” the final divorce settlement, The Bow Group has warned.

(L-R) Secretary of State for Defence Liam Fox, British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, British foreign secretary Boris Johnson

Brexiters and Remainers in Cabinet Go to War over ‘Transition’ Period

The fragile truce established between Remainers and Brexit supporters has shattered in a matter of days, as the Foreign Secretary and International Trade Secretary prepare to oppose the lengthy “transition deal” agreed by Brexit Secretary David Davis under pressure from Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond.

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Government Insider: Tory Brexit Truce Will Not Last

Government insiders are disputing the substance of a recent coming together by Philip Hammond — the Cabinet’s leading Remainer — and Dr Liam Fox — a committed Brexit supporter.

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Fishermen Suspect Tory Brexit Pledge Masks Betrayal on £6.3bn Fishing Zone

The Government has committed to scrapping the Fisheries Convention of 1964, allowing Britain to take back control of its territorial waters from the EU out to twelve miles – but fishermen are concerned that failure to commit to reclaiming the country’s full, 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) signals an impending betrayal.