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Labour will support a limited #Brexit extension – finance spokesman

Labour will support a limited #Brexit extension – finance spokesman

| March 18, 2019

Britain’s opposition Labour Party will support a limited extension to the Brexit date beyond 29 March to seek a compromise that can be backed by lawmakers, the party’s finance spokesman John McDonnell (pictured) said, writes Paul Sandle. “We will be putting an amendment down to ensure parliament considers an extension, it doesn’t necessarily have to be […]

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Labour Party could agree #Brexit deal in weeks – finance chief McDonnell

Labour Party could agree #Brexit deal in weeks – finance chief McDonnell

| March 12, 2019

Britain’s opposition Labour Party could agree an alternative Brexit deal with the European Union within a matter of weeks, the party’s finance policy chief John McDonnell (pictured) said on Sunday (10 March), adding he expected the government’s deal to be rejected, writes William James. “We could agree … Labour’s deal within a matter of weeks […]

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Labour’s Corbyn discussed #Brexit with business organizations – spokesman

Labour’s Corbyn discussed #Brexit with business organizations – spokesman

| March 8, 2019

Britain’s opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (pictured) met with five big business organizations on Tuesday (5 March) to discuss Brexit and his party’s alternative plan for leaving the European Union, his spokesman said on Wednesday, writes Elizabeth Piper. “Business groups and Jeremy discussed the ongoing Brexit process (and) Labour’s credible alternative plan for a close […]

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As many as 70 Labour lawmakers oppose second #Brexit referendum – lawmaker

As many as 70 Labour lawmakers oppose second #Brexit referendum – lawmaker

| March 5, 2019

As many as 70 of Britain’s opposition Labour lawmakers oppose holding a second Brexit referendum, Labour lawmaker Caroline Flint (pictured) said on Sunday (3 March), writes Kylie MacLellan. Last week Labour said it would back a second referendum in order to try to prevent either a ‘no deal’ or Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal. “I […]

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Labour forced into backing second #Brexit vote by May’s actions – finance spokesman

Labour forced into backing second #Brexit vote by May’s actions – finance spokesman

| March 4, 2019

Britain’s opposition Labour Party does not want a second Brexit referendum but has been forced into supporting one by Prime Minister Theresa May running down the clock on negotiations, Labour’s finance spokesman John McDonnell (pictured) said on Sunday (3 March), writes Kylie MacLellan. This week Labour said it would back a second referendum in order […]

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Corbyn prepares to cut Gordian knot of #Brexit impasse

Corbyn prepares to cut Gordian knot of #Brexit impasse

| February 27, 2019

The conventional wisdom about Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party is that the pound is supposed to fall when sudden policy changes are announced, writes Roger Casale of New Europeans.  However when the Labour leader informed the press that his party would back a second referendum the pound started to go up.  Confidence is on the rise that […]

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Facing threat of #Brexit delay, May renews efforts for deal change

Facing threat of #Brexit delay, May renews efforts for deal change

| February 26, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May faces a growing threat that she will be forced to delay Brexit to avoid leaving the European Union without an agreement, a no-deal outcome described as “unacceptable” by one of the bloc’s leaders, writes Elizabeth Piper. With Britain’s Brexit crisis going down to the wire, May is struggling to get the […]

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