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Year: 2019

Brexit round up- Week commencing 25 November 2019

Brexit and the UK Constitution The Tories have been accused of being “economical with the truth” after they denied offering jobs senior Brexit Party figures in a bid to get them to stand down. The UK’s post- Brexit relationship with the EU Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has promised his Brexit plans will keep the […]

Brexit round up – Week commencing 18 November 2019

Brexit and the UK Constitution In the led up to the UK General Election, campaigners for a second Brexit referendum have urged election candidates to step aside in 100 seats to avoid splitting pro-referendum support and maximise the number of pro-EU MPs elected on 12 December. A Brexit Party candidate in a key Labour marginal […]

Brexit round up – Week commencing 11 November 2019

Brexit and the UK Constitution Opinion polls show Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives with a healthy advantage over the opposition Labour party. At this early stage of the campaign, it averages about 8 percentage points. Three parties strongly committed to Britain remaining in the EU — the Liberal Democrats, Greens and Plaid Cymru — have today […]

Brexit round up- Week commencing 4 November 2019

Brexit and the UK Constitution The Brexit Party could step aside in hundreds of seats in what would be a huge election boost to Boris Johnson, it has emerged. Voters will go to the polls on 12 December after MPs finally backed Boris Johnson’s bid to hold a pre-Christmas election. Jeremy Corbyn confirmed that Labour […]

Brexit round up – Week commencing 28 October 2019

Brexit and the UK constitution Splits within the Conservatives and Labour have erupted over calls for a general election before Christmas. The UK’s post-Brexit deal with the EU Earlier this week, MPs reacted angrily after being told they will have just three days to scrutinise the landmark legislation delivering Brexit. Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal cleared […]