Brexit: Theresa May’s Gordian knot?
The Gordian Knot is a myth surrounding that great conqueror of early history, Alexander of Macedon who when faced with a rope so knotted that it could not be unwound by the most skilful of champions took out his sword and cut the knot into pieces: thus solving the problem and providing the first demonstration…
The Triggering of Article 50: A European Perspective
How will Europe handle the Brexit negotiations? With Theresa May due to trigger Article 50 on Wednesday, what’s next for the EU?
View from the Green Seats- Brexit Bill debate begins in House of Lords
Peers from all political parties have begun their first day of debating the Government’s Brexit Bill in the House of Lords. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May was even in attendance, sitting on the benches just in front of the Queens chair. She had previously urged the Lords not to frustrate the political process of Brexit…
Brexit White Paper: Government sets out life after EU
David Davis the Secretary of State for Brexit has today unveiled a government white paper on Brexit. The paper outlines the governments 12 principles required for a successful exit from the European Union.
Breaking Whispers-MP’s back Governments Article 50 bill
MP’s have voted overwhelmingly to back the governments European Union (Notification of withdrawal) bill in a parliamentary vote today.
View from the Green Seats- Article 50 debate begins in Parliament
Members of Parliament in the House of Commons have today begun the first of two days of Parliamentary debate on the Notification of Withdrawal from the European Union bill, or as its more commonly known: The Brexit Bill.
Theresa May: Government to publish white paper on Brexit
Prime Minister Theresa May has today confirmed that the government will set out its Brexit plans in a formal government policy document- known as a white paper. The move comes after pressure from the Labour party for greater clarity on the governments Brexit plans, initially set out in the Prime Ministers speech a week ago…
International Whispers- “UK will be a world leader in trade” Theresa May tells World Economic Forum
Theresa May gives a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos to Business leaders about Brexit- Find out more here
Breaking Whispers- Supreme Court to rule on prerogative Brexit
It has been confirmed today that the Supreme Court will deliver its ruling on the long running legal case against the government over Brexit on the 24th of January. The ruling will confirm whether to reject or allow the government’s appeal against the earlier high court ruling that stopped the government from using prerogative powers…
Breaking Whispers- Theresa May gives speech confirming the Governments position on Brexit
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has today outlined the Government’s position on Brexit. What does this mean? Read my blog and find out.