A selection of current Brexit related news feeds

Brexit News Feeds

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20/03/2019 Brexit: France says UK will only get extension if May can guarantee deal will pass – Politics live ,,

Theresa May writes to the EU asking to delay Brexit until 30 June, and tells MPs at PMQs public would find long delay unacceptable

This is from my colleague Angelique Chrisafis, with more on what the French are saying about an article 50 extension.

Pro-European Macron is happy for hardline France to voice EU's exasperation.

Elysee has said it would not simply agree to UK "playing for time" just for the sake of it.

Now French foreign min says unless May has a plan & parliament backing to ratify WA, it's no to extension https://t.co/0PTEst4lSq

Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, is making his application for an emergency debate on Brexit.

John Bercow, the Speaker, says he will allow the debate.

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20/03/2019 Theresa May's Brexit letter to the EU: the key points ,,

The prime minister has requested a delay to the UK’s exit, but what else does she say?

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Theresa May has written to the EU seeking a short delay to Brexit until the end of June. Here are the key points she made and what they mean:

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20/03/2019 Theresa May asks EU for Brexit delay until 30 June ,,

Prime minister says longer delay would mean a failure to deliver on 2016 referendum

Theresa May has written to the EU seeking a brief delay to Brexit until the end of June, telling MPs that a longer delay would mean “a failure to deliver” on the result of the 2016 referendum.

Related: Theresa May is seeking a short Brexit delay – what happens next?

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20/03/2019 Cock-up or stitch-up? PM’s offer to UK ,,

3-month extension is too short to achieve anything useful. May mustn’t be allowed to act as a dictator. Ministers, MPs and EU must stop her.

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20/03/2019 MPs must face it: there is no alternative to Theresa May’s deal | Vernon Bogdanor ,,No-deal Brexit, Norway, a people’s vote, a long delay – everything else on the table is bound to fail

Britain faces a constitutional crisis, according to many, including at least one cabinet minister. But is it a crisis simply because the rules regulating parliament make life difficult for the government?

A conflict between government and parliament is almost inevitable when, as with Brexit, the government cannot command a majority of votes in the Commons. But there is a deeper crisis within parliament itself. MPs have put the European Union (Withdrawal) Act on the statute book, which entails us leaving the EU on 29 March, in just eight days’ time.

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20/03/2019 Theresa May suggests she will quit as Prime Minister if her deal is not passed by end of June ,,Theresa May has hinted that she will resign unless MPs approve her Brexit deal by 30 June. www.politicshome.com Visit...
20/03/2019 May says she is not prepared to delay Brexit beyond 30 June – video ,,

Theresa May has written to the EU seeking a short delay to Brexit until the end of June, telling MPs at PMQs that a longer delay would mean 'a failure to deliver' on the result of the 2016 referendum

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20/03/2019 EU 'set to reject' Theresa May’s bid to delay Brexit to 30 June ,,The European Union is set to reject Theresa May’s attempt to delay Brexit until 30 June, a leaked document has revealed. www.politicshome.com Visit...
20/03/2019 People's Vote march: 200 coaches heading to London, organisers say ,,

Campaign group claims attendees on Saturday will outnumber last October’s rally

Two hundred coaches have been booked to take people to London for a People’s Vote march, which organisers said would exceed the size of last October’s rally, when it was claimed 700,000 turned up.

James McGrory, the director of the People’s Vote campaign, said it was the “biggest mass movement in the country” and hundreds of thousands were expected to join the march from Park Lane to Parliament Square.

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20/03/2019 PMQs verdict: stubborn or detached from reality, May just keeps going ,,

PM U-turns on article 50 extension while Jeremy Corbyn fails to land a serious blow

Jeremy Corbyn started by saying Theresa May’s intransigence had brought parliament to a national crisis. He said he had met members across the house to find a compromise and was going to Brussels on Thursday. Would May meet him to discuss this? May said it was a bit rich for Corbyn to call for a meeting today when he had been refusing one for days. She accused Labour MPs of wanting to avoid Brexit.

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