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....• 1945-51 Clement Atlee’s Labour government oversees the construction of 1m homes, 80% of them council, to replace housing lost from bombing. • 1951 Conservatives return to power, but successive post-war governments compete to build more housing. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Theresa May will be urged by pro-EU Conservatives to reach a quick deal over the divorce bill from Brussels in order to maximise the chances of reaching a free trade deal within the tight deadline for Brexit talks. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Settle Brexit bill quickly to boost chance of free trade deal, say pro-EU Tories image
. Theresa May will be urged by pro-EU Conservatives to reach a quick deal over the divorce bill from Brussels in order to maximise the chances of reaching a free trade deal within the tight deadline for Brexit talks. ...
How one council is beating Britain's housing crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
....• 1945-51 Clement Atlee’s Labour government oversees the construction of 1m homes, 80% of them council, to replace housing lost from bombing. • 1951 Conservatives return to power, but successive post-war governments compete to build more housing. ...
PM backs plans to overhaul workers' rights to reflect gig ecomomy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:25:37 AM
....Taylor expressed some disappointment at the budget U-turn over national insurance contributions, which he said was “a kind of battle between politics and policy” which he said he hoped would not affect the implementation of his review after it was published in the summer. “I kind of hoped the policy would win this time because it was essential policy, but in the end the politics won and I think that the fact that the Conservatives have made a manifesto pledge about taxes have made it an unsustainable policy, and I do hope the lesson that is learned from this,” he said. ...
Labour demands answers over George Osborne's Evening Standard job image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 08:00:16 PM
....”. On Sunday, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Ruth Davidson, became the latest senior Tory to say she could not see how Osborne could juggle being a journalist and an MP. ...
Ruth Davidson doubts George Osborne's ability to remain an MP image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 11:43:24 AM
. The leader of the Scottish Conservatives has questioned George Osborne’s vow to remain as an MP after he becomes editor of the London Evening Standard, as the chair of the parliamentary standards watchdog pledged to review rules on MPs’ second jobs. ...
George Osborne facing calls to quit as MP over Evening Standard job image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 12:51:44 PM
.... Osborne said he intended to remain as an MP. But some Conservatives questioned whether Osborne could represent his constituents effectively while editing a daily paper on top of a string of lucrative jobs. ...
Philip Hammond defends scrapping national insurance rise for the self-employed image
....Both the Treasury and No 10 insisted the decision, which leaves a £2bn hole in the chancellor’s budget plans over the next five years, had been taken jointly by May and Hammond. But at Westminster on Wednesday night some MPs insisted May had ordered her chancellor to drop the plans, fearing that breaking the party’s manifesto pledge to make “no increases in VAT, national insurance contributions or income tax”, would do too much damage to the Conservatives’ reputation. ...
No-deal Brexit 'would put UK in worst trading position of rich nations' image
....The foreign secretary was immediately contradicted by Carolyn Fairbairn, head of the Confederation of British Industry, who said such a move would be very bad for businesses and “a recipe for chaos on a number of fronts”. Open Britain, which groups a series of formerly pro-remain MPs from Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats, said leaving with no deal would mean the UK “choosing the most extreme position of all major trading nations”. ...
Labour must learn to win if it wants to shape the UK's economic future image
.... Living standards are under pressure as a result of rising inflation and will be squeezed much harder during the course of 2017 and 2018. Yet the Conservatives have a commanding lead in the opinion polls and recently achieved the rare feat of winning a seat from the opposition. ...
Drive to replace UK-EU trade links with closer ties to Commonwealth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 06:21:20 PM
.... to reduce the uncertainty of going into new markets”. Several senior Conservatives, led by trade minister Liam Fox, have heralded the potential for new trade agreements with Commonwealth countries as a way to replace lost European markets when Britain leaves the EU. ...
Banker Charlotte Hogg’s error is a cautionary tale for the privileged | Deborah Orr image
.... Look after the wealthy and clever and they will look after everyone else – that’s the moral basis of capitalism, and it’s a crock. Conservatives believe this absolutely. ...
Hammond went where Osborne feared to tread with tax on self-employed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 04:41:03 PM
....With little else new to focus on in this steady-as-she-goes budget, and with the biggest economic story of the year – Brexit – yet to come, it was entirely predictable that the NICs changes would cause a political storm. As of Thursday afternoon, the Guardian had identified 17 Conservatives who have expressed concerns about the policy, many of them publicly. ...
The shameless Tories have betrayed the self-employed – and themselves | John Harris image
.... Overnight there was a minor tweetstorm about how, back in 2010, Theresa May greeted Labour plans to raise people’s contributions by 1%: with a look of affected horror, and the claim that “it is Labour’s jobs tax that is going to kill the recovery”. All this goes straight to the Conservatives’ collective soul, and their supposedly deep belief in the frontier spirit of entrepreneurs, lone traders, and anyone else who stands apart from the supposed comfy world of sick pay, company pensions and redundancy rights, and tries somehow to make their own way. ...
Institute for Fiscal Studies backs National Insurance increase image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 01:00:13 PM
....National Insurance rise due to 'new challenges'. And Labour's shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, said his party could even join forces with rebel Conservatives who say the increase does little to encourage enterprise and risk-taking. ...
Hammond: Budget National Insurance rise due to 'new challenges' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 04:44:28 AM
....6 million people paying £240 on average more every year. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said his party could join forces with rebel Conservatives who say the increase does little to encourage enterprise and risk-taking. ...
Budget 2017: manifesto row clouds chancellor's attempt at low-key package image
....The chancellor’s attempt at a low-key package threatened to be overshadowed by a row over whether the plan to bring NICs for the employed and self-employed into line would both stifle enterprise and break a commitment made by David Cameron in 2015. The Conservatives vowed there would be no increases in income tax, VAT or NICs for the duration of the 2015-2020 parliament and during the last election campaign senior Tories accused then Labour leader Ed Miliband and his shadow chancellor, Ed Balls, of plotting to raise NICs, “hitting hard-working taxpayers and costing jobs”. ...
Philip Hammond breaks manifesto pledge with budget tax grab image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 04:05:32 PM
....A Labour spokesman condemned what he called a “sole traders tax” – though the Treasury pointed out that the changes would only hit those whose profits exceeded £8,000, and many of those were due to benefit from a separate change due to take effect in April, which will see class two NICs, also paid by the self-employed, abolished. The Conservatives’ 2015 manifesto promised four times that the party would “not increase the rates of VAT, income tax or national insurance in the next parliament”. ...
Self-employed hit by national insurance hike in budget image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 02:24:49 PM
....”. However, the increase has triggered criticisms that the Conservatives are reneging on a 2015 manifesto pledge that committed the government “to no increases in VAT, income tax or national insurance” – while the reception from the business community was less than positive. ...
Key points of the budget 2017 – at a glance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:41:30 PM
....Cut from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018. RM: This is another change that may annoy traditional Conservatives, but will please those who have long thought it unfair that shareholders can gain tax advantages by taking earnings through dividends rather than a salary. ...
Budget 2017: What it means for YOU? Self-employed, savers, pensioners, and motorists image
....The change will raise £145 million a year by 2021/22 at an average cost of 60p a week to those affected. It comes despite a promise by Conservatives in their 2015 manifesto NOT to raise National Insurance contributions. ...
Low key Budget?  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 01:17:34 AM
.... . The Conservatives have promised to raise this to £12,500 by 2020-21 and increase with inflation after that. ...
Labour says £1m earners should publish tax returns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 03:05:40 PM
....He also called for a specific chunk of taxes raised to be "hypothecated" - earmarked - for the NHS. The Conservatives said Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn had said he did not favour a hypothecated tax. ...
Ford forecasts 1,160 Bridgend job cuts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:37:23 AM
....The Welsh Government promised £15m state aid on the condition 500 jobs would be secured. Opposition AMs from Plaid Cymru and the Welsh Conservatives have called for First Minister Carwyn Jones, who is in the United States, to travel to Detroit so he can speak to Ford executives. ...
Tory £1bn inheritance tax cut 'will worsen north-south divide' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 07:20:48 PM
....”. She said that pressing ahead with the plans would show a “skewed sense of priorities” and make a “total sham” of the Conservatives’ claim to be on the side of working families who were just about managing. ...
Hi-tech financial firms flee UK amid doubts over Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 08:54:32 PM
.... Yet Theresa May wants to surgically remove us from the European Single Market. And to think that the Conservatives used to be the party of business. ...
Baby boomers don’t deserve to be punished | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 06:31:16 PM
.... Do not blame pensioners for living through good times with more considerate governments. Blame this government, the Conservatives, for the constant cuts and making today’s workers and young people poorer in every way. ...
PM to reaffirm green belt pledge despite plans to ramp up housebuilding image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:34:41 PM
....”. The shadow housing minister, John Healey, said there was a huge gap between the Conservatives’ rhetoric and their record. ...
Supreme court rules parliament must have vote to trigger article 50 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 10:12:29 AM
....The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said his party would not “frustrate the process for invoking article 50” but would seek to amend the government’s bill. Corbyn said: “Labour will seek to amend the article 50 bill to prevent the Conservatives using Brexit to turn Britain into a bargain basement tax haven off the coast of Europe. ...
Amartya Sen: ‘Referendums are like opinion polls. Sometimes they’re very wrong’ image
.... Economics, along with the mathematics and moral philosophy in which it is embedded, has a duty to address these realities. Conservatives cleverly argue that society is not an individual thing but a mass of individuals who, because their values and preferences are impossible to aggregate, cannot therefore make choices about what constitutes social good. ...
The war on austerity has begun … in Surrey | Deborah Orr image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 05:23:34 PM
....Right, Norman. The Conservatives really need to get all nine of you Lib Dem MPs on board, to show them the way forward. ...
Rising retirement age means that smart saving is more important than ever image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....For most people the answer will be “not me, thanks”, but if the Government has its way, they may have little choice. Both Labour and the Conservatives have been gradually pushing back the state retirement age, so that today’s workers may have to carry on into their late 60s and beyond before they can draw their state pension. ...
Chancellor failing to cancel ‘tax giveaway’ to banks, says Labour image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 2nd of January 2017 02:18:10 PM
....”. McDonnell, who is the closest ally of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, will make a major speech on economic policy this month and hopes to draw a clear dividing line with the Conservatives by showing that he would take on vested interests as chancellor. ...
Rail fares: train operators accused of milking the system as rises kick in image
....Labour party research shows that season tickets have gone up by an average of 27% since 2010, while the TUC found that rail fares had risen at more than twice the rate of inflation and wages over the last decade. According to Labour, some commuters will now payover £2,000 more to travel to work than when the Conservatives came to power in 2010. ...
Councils told to keep tax hikes low despite social care budget holes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of December 2016 02:54:59 PM
....Since 2012, councils, fire services, and police and crime commissioners have been required to hold a referendum if they wish to increase council tax by more than the cap set by central government. On Friday, Surrey county council did not deny reports that it was considering a referendum on a double-digit council tax increase because of its precarious financial situation, but local Conservatives said they did not recognise the figure of 16% reported in the Daily Mail. ...
Sturgeon: UK could stay in single market image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 11:38:21 AM
....". The first minister said she accepted that it currently seemed likely that the UK as a whole would leave the single market "given the rhetoric of the Conservatives". ...
UK MPs unite to push for greater transparency from tax havens image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 12:01:33 AM
.... “But I think there are overwhelming moral arguments at stake here. “The Conservatives used them to outlaw capital punishment; Labour used them to get rid of laws against homosexuality. ...
Don’t complain about the strikers – they’re only doing what we all should in 2017 | Paul Mason image
.... It is multi-ethnic and, from Southern Rail to British Airways, it is set to strike. Predictably, the Conservatives are calling for more legal restrictions on strike action. ...
Council tax can rise by 3% a year to help fund social care – Javid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 01:28:55 PM
....He said the money would add up to almost £900m for local authorities over the next two years and announced plans for a wider rethink of how to better integrate health and social care. But the plan was immediately criticised by Labour and Liberal Democrats for being ineffective and regressive as a tax, while some Conservatives also raised concerns that the funding does not go far enough. ...
Brexit: Guy Verhofstadt warns against 'eternal' interim deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 01:07:07 AM
....He also said Labour should not fall into the "trap" of trying to "frustrate" Brexit, saying the stance adopted by the Liberal Democrats - who are promising a second referendum on the terms of the exit package - "cannot heal the rift in our society". In response, the Conservatives said Labour supported the government's Brexit timetable in public, "but behind closed doors they talk about second referendums and now seek to attach conditions and tie the government's hands". ...
Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 12:01:40 AM
.... In September he said the care offered to children and young people was the service’s biggest weakness. But the Department of Health admitted last month that the number of mental health nurses working in the NHS in England has dropped by almost a sixth since the Conservatives came to power in 2010, from 45,384 in England to 38,774 in July this year. ...
Turn RBS into a building society says Co-op party chief image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 02:00:28 PM
....Ever since its rescue, a number of ideas have been floated for the bank, which also owns NatWest and Ulster Bank. In February 2010, in the run-up to the election that year, the Conservatives set out plans to sell RBS shares at a discount to the public. ...
Len McCluskey image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 04:27:54 PM
....In the eyes of many observers, Unite's influence has played a significant role in securing Mr Corbyn's position over the past 15 months. The Conservatives have styled him as "reckless" and a "union baron". ...
Torrents of pain and therapy at the institute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:01:18 PM
.... He had seen countless fiscal rules come and go and they were all equally worthless. “The Conservatives have broken three of their own in the last 12 months,” he spat with more venom than he had intended. ...
Philip Hammond defends 'doom and gloom' Brexit forecast image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 09:38:25 AM
....Speaking after his first autumn statement, where he outlined plans for modest further borrowing to boost investment in infrastructure, Hammond said forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) for the costs of leaving the EU were based on a “a very high degree of uncertainty in the circumstances we are in”. Eurosceptic Conservatives including the former work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith said the OBR forecast was “another utter doom and gloom scenario” and criticised the advisory body, which he said “simply hasn’t got anything right”. ...
Brexit will blow £59bn hole in public finances, admits Hammond image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 08:39:09 PM
....Hammond also promised to take another look at the household energy market, where consumer groups have repeatedly warned customers are being ripped off. In a sign that the government expects the public finances to continue to be fragile, the chancellor also hinted that costly pledges, including the “triple-lock” on pensions, would have to be reviewed before the Conservatives draw up their manifesto for the next general election. ...
McDonnell: Chancellor's spending plans 'offer no hope' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 02:43:04 PM
....". Turning to the rest of the statement, Mr McDonnell claimed six million people were earning less than the living wage and accused the Conservatives of treating so-called Jams - those who are "just about managing" - as being an "electoral demographic", adding "to us they are our friends and the people we represent". ...
Dear prudence comes home as May praises autumn statement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 12:13:48 PM
....”. She said it would help to deliver on the Conservatives’ pledge of creating “an economy that works for everyone”. ...
Autumn Statement 2016: Lettings agent fees will be banned image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 12:15:44 AM
....Between the late 1940s and late 1950s councils built more homes than the private sector. Local authorities were building 100,000 homes a year up to the late 1970s, but the election of Margaret Thatcher's Conservatives in 1979 led to a fall in house building by local authorities. ...
What to look out for in the autumn statement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 12:01:49 AM
....R&D Theresa May said there would be £2bn extra for science and R&D spending over the next four years – the chancellor will provide details. Corporation tax The Conservatives want to bring the headline rate down from 20% to 17%, and Theresa May has hinted she wants it lower – but it is already the lowest in the G20 and the chancellor could delay further cuts. ...
'Just about managing' families to be £2,500 a year worse off by 2020 – study image
....“It looks as though the threshold will be increased on Wednesday by the government and we would support that,” he said. “It’s to people who need a tax giveaway at the moment, because the mismanagement of the economy by the Conservatives is hitting them hard. ...
Philip Hammond dashes hopes of big windfalls for struggling families image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 11:56:12 AM
....He said: “It looks as though the threshold will be increased on Wednesday by the government, and we would support that. It’s to people, some of whom need a tax giveaway at the moment because the mismanagement of the economy by the Conservatives is hitting them hard. ...
Autumn Statement 2016: Financial upheaval ahead for families image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 05:29:06 PM
....Known as the personal allowance, it is currently set at £11,000 and it has already been announced that it will go up to £11,500 in April 2017. The Conservatives have promised to raise this to £12,500 by 2020-21. ...
MPs can now see off hard Brexit. The ball is in their court | Martin Kettle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 07:04:28 PM
.... That’s why, with the Tories enjoying robust poll leads over Labour, there is recurrent talk about an early election. But the Conservatives face an insurmountable problem. ...
Janet Yellen: US Fed could raise interest rates 'soon' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 02:48:31 PM
....During the election campaign, Mr Trump criticised both the Fed and Ms Yellen's handling of the economy. The Bank of England (BoE) has faced similar pressure from senior Conservatives over the effects of ultra-low interest rates and quantitative easing since the financial crisis of 2008. ...
May: Britain has 'historic chance' to give leadership to world image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 09:18:41 PM
....Meanwhile, Nigel Farage's meeting with US president-elect Mr Trump over the weekend meant he was the first British politician to meet Mr Trump since his election. Some Conservatives are questioning Mrs May's refusal to entertain any role for the interim UKIP leader in building links with the US administration, but a Downing Street source played down any disquiet. ...
Employees £3,500 a year worse off under Tories, says Labour image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 12:01:32 AM
. Sluggish wage growth means the average employee is £3,500 a year worse off since the Conservatives came to power, according to Labour analysis of Treasury figures before chancellor Philip Hammond’s first autumn statement next week. ...
Carney back to face the Conservatives image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 07:00:12 AM
....It feels like a long time since economy-watchers were gripped by the saga about how long Mark Carney would stay at the Bank of England. In fact it was only two weeks ago that the governor agreed to extend his term by a year to 2019 after an apparent attempt by various Conservatives to drive him out as soon as possible. ...
Great Western line electrification 'deferred' amid cost overruns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 12:59:15 PM
....”. In a Commons debate on Monday night, Maynard refused to repeat pledges that the full Midland main line programme would be delivered by 2023, after local MPs including the Conservatives’ Nicky Morgan sought assurances. ...
New Heathrow runway may be built above the M25 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 08:45:37 AM
....". Lord True said he would be campaigning for Mr Goldsmith, who will contest the Richmond Park by-election as an independent with the Conservatives not putting forward a candidate against him. ...
The history of London's Heathrow airport image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of October 2016 06:52:45 AM
.... . The following year the Labour government backed a third runway but the Conservatives promised to oppose the plan. ...
Heathrow runway 'within EU pollution laws' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of October 2016 11:02:25 PM
.... That is what happened the last time they wanted to build a third runway. Airport expansion has been shoved under a carpet in Downing Street for decades, but now the Conservatives say they want to get on with it. ...
Theresa May insists UK economy can withstand Brexit turbulence image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of October 2016 06:12:25 PM
.... That's the right deal, a deal that ensures that British businesses have the maximum opportunity to trade with and operate within the European Union". Asked about her authority to lead the government and to pursue policies not in the Conservatives' 2015 manifesto, she said certain "adaptations" had to be made in response to the Brexit vote and rejected calls for her to seek a mandate from the people through an early general election. ...
'UK economy is fundamentally strong' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of October 2016 04:00:17 PM
....In an interview with BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg at the Conservative conference in Birmingham, Mrs May said Brexit talks would "not be plain sailing" but the UK was the fifth largest economy in the world. She also stood by her decision not to hold an early general election, saying the Conservatives were elected in 2015 and her government was "continuing the work that (predecessor) David Cameron started". ...
John Lewis boss chosen as Conservative mayor candidate image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 09:41:18 PM
....Beverley Neilsen, a former chief executive of the Heart of England Tourist Board, has been chosen as the Liberal Democrats' candidate. Mr Street, who grew up in Birmingham, tweeted: "Truly proud to be selected as the Conservatives' candidate for the mayoral election. ...
John McDonnell vows '£10 real living wage in 2020' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 25th of September 2016 11:56:34 PM
Treasury minister Lord O'Neill quits government image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of September 2016 11:34:31 AM
. Treasury minister Lord O'Neill, a key figure in pushing the Conservatives' Northern Powerhouse agenda, has resigned from the government. ...
Work permits among Brexit options, home secretary says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 11th of September 2016 10:24:08 AM
....". Asked about the Conservatives' long-standing target to reduce net migration to the tens of thousands - latest figures had it at 327,000 - she said the government was "completely committed" to reducing immigration, and "yes tens of thousands, although it will take some time". ...
John Lewis boss 'to run for West Midlands Mayor job' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of September 2016 11:12:23 AM
.... . If selected by the Conservatives, he will be up against Labour candidate Siôn Simon, MEP for the West Midlands and a former Birmingham MP. ...
Andrew Tyrie: Government should set out Brexit aims image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of September 2016 01:19:58 AM
.... . The organisation says it has the backing of 500,000 registered supporters across the UK and the endorsement of senior Conservatives, Labour and Lib Dem politicians. ...
Brexit may send EU 'down the drain' - German vice chancellor image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 28th of August 2016 07:43:18 PM
....It comes as a new cross-party group called Open Britain was launched. In a joint article for the group in the Sunday Times, three former ministers from the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats accept that the free movement of people cannot continue, but they warn against "pulling up the drawbridge. ...

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