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Brexit: UK-EU freedom of movement ‘to end in March 2019’

Brexit: UK-EU freedom of movement ‘to end in March 2019’

Media captionAmber Rudd on ‘implementation phase’ Free movement of people between the EU and UK will end in March 2019, UK government ministers have said. From that date EU workers moving to the UK will have to register, at least until a permanent post-Brexit immigration policy is put in place. But Home Secretary Amber Rudd […]

Diane Abbott: ‘Single market is still on the table’

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott said Labour was not taking “any options off the table” with regards to Brexit. Asked about single market membership on BBC Newsnight, Ms Abbott said: “It would be foolish at this stage to take options off the table.” Shadow chancellor John McDonnell made similar remarks on Wednesday – but Jeremy […]

Brexit: UK-EU freedom of movement ‘to end in March 2019’

Brexit: UK-EU freedom of movement ‘to end in March 2019’

Media captionAmber Rudd on ‘implementation phase’ Free movement of people between the EU and UK will end in March 2019, UK government ministers have said. From that date EU workers moving to the UK will have to register, at least until a permanent post-Brexit immigration policy is put in place. But Home Secretary Amber Rudd […]

Diane Abbott: ‘Single market is still on the table’

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott said Labour was not taking “any options off the table” with regards to Brexit. Asked about single market membership on BBC Newsnight, Ms Abbott said: “It would be foolish at this stage to take options off the table.” Shadow chancellor John McDonnell made similar remarks on Wednesday – but Jeremy […]

Brexit: UK-EU freedom of movement ‘to end in March 2019’

Brexit: UK-EU freedom of movement ‘to end in March 2019’

Media captionAmber Rudd on ‘implementation phase’ Free movement of people between the EU and UK will end in March 2019, UK government ministers have said. From that date EU workers moving to the UK will have to register, at least until a permanent post-Brexit immigration policy is put in place. But Home Secretary Amber Rudd […]

Brexit: David Davis plays down trade talks delay claims

Brexit: David Davis plays down trade talks delay claims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Brexit Secretary David Davis urges both sides to demonstrate a flexible approach Brexit Secretary David Davis is confident negotiations will continue as planned after reports that Brussels may delay trade talks because of a lack of progress on the “divorce” settlement. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier had wanted progress on […]

Green backlash against ‘progressive alliance’

Green backlash against ‘progressive alliance’

Image copyright PA Left-leaning parties worked together to cut Theresa May’s majority at the general election – was it a one-off or is the “progressive alliance” here to stay? One of the many surprises on 8 June was how Britain appeared to have turned the clock back to the era of two party politics, with […]

Patrick O’Flynn quits UKIP front bench over party’s direction

Patrick O’Flynn quits UKIP front bench over party’s direction

Image caption Patrick O’Flynn was a political journalist on the Daily Express A leading member of UKIP has resigned from the party’s front bench for the second time, saying he is worried about the direction the party is taking. Patrick O’Flynn, who is standing down as economics spokesman, claims the “centrist approach” advocated by him […]

Sugar tax ‘must not be used to plug school budgets’

Sugar tax ‘must not be used to plug school budgets’

Image copyright Getty Images Money set aside for promoting physical activity and healthy eating in schools should not be used to “plug a black hole in funding”, councils say. The Local Government Association (LGA) says the government needs to find “genuinely new money” to meet its funding pledges to schools in England. Ministers insist money […]

Brexit EU migration study launched by Amber Rudd

Brexit EU migration study launched by Amber Rudd

Image copyright Getty Images The government is commissioning a “detailed assessment” of the costs and benefits of EU migrants as it plans how to manage immigration after Brexit. A new set of rules is needed for when EU free movement ends in the UK. Home Secretary Amber Rudd has asked the Migration Advisory Committee to […]

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