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Porsche asks UK buyers to commit to 10% no-deal Brexit surcharge
That’s the German car industry coming to the rescue, then. #TakingBackControl
brexit  germany  ukpolitics  eu 
11 hours ago by nwlinks
The changing face of Irish nationalism could change Westminster too
@PatrickKMaguire attempts to get @NewStatesman readers interested in Northern Irish politics. Good luck.
Northernireland  ukpolitics 
3 days ago by nwlinks
Why a no-deal Brexit is likely
So says @Peston. Personally I am a little more hopeful about the result of May’s dialogue with Labour, but only a little.
ukpolitics  eu  brexit 
5 days ago by nwlinks
The Brexit Blog: Britain in a tailspin
More gloom here, with one excellent line: “Remainers may be pro-EU, but the EU is no longer pro-remain.”
ukpolitics  eu  brexit 
8 days ago by nwlinks
Warning lights flashing over EU settled status app
Only available on Android, and doesn’t work properly. #BritainOfTheWelcomes
ukpolitics  brexit  migration  eu 
9 days ago by nwlinks
Why Brexit is good for the UK and the EU
@FraserMCameron looks for a silver lining.
brexit  ukpolitics  eu 
11 days ago by nwlinks
At least you can leave
@MariaFarrell on being Irish in today’s UK.
ukpolitics  brexit  eu 
13 days ago by nwlinks
Brexit: No Deal and the Irish Border
Solid factual undramatic analysis from @TConnellyRTE.
ukpolitics  brexit  ireland  eu 
21 days ago by nwlinks
Robert Craig: Could the Government Advise the Queen to Refuse Royal Assent to a Backbench Bill?
Fascinating blog post arguing that the answer is “Yes”. And for once, read the comments.
brexit  ukpolitics 
22 days ago by nwlinks
Home Office refuses to let great-grandparents remain in UK
They have been in UK for 40 years and are key carers for their autistic grandson. Tories, are you proud?
ukpolitics  migration 
23 days ago by nwlinks
Dyson to move company HQ to Singapore
Top Brexiteer takes back control by leaving Brexit Britain.
ukpolitics  eu  brexit 
24 days ago by nwlinks
The Falklands War revisited
Very interesting long review of two recent books about the 1982 conflict.
falklands  ukpolitics  War  argentina 
25 days ago by nwlinks
Theresa May’s single most important strategic mistake
@Peston: failing to build parliamentary consensus on end state of EU rel’ns. I agree - in other EU countries, they built cross-party consensus on EU, and it worked.
eu  ukpolitics  brexit 
4 weeks ago by nwlinks
Top orchestra quits Britain over Brexit migration clampdown
Young foreigners, no doubt playing foreign music, not welcome in Brexit Britain. #fb
music  ukpolitics  eu  brexit 
5 weeks ago by nwlinks
I've seen how the EU tackles tax evasion versus the US – and if Brexit Britain follows Trump, we're headed for disaster, by @NeenaGMEP
Nick Timothy says this is what was really meant by Theresa May’s “citizens of nowhere”. Of course, she is doing less than nothing about it.
ukpolitics  eu 
7 weeks ago by nwlinks
Best of Brexit: A Christmas reading list
Some of these I will avoid; some I will look out for. I have read one of them already!
brexit  ukpolitics  eu 
8 weeks ago by nwlinks
Letter From Post-Brexit Britain, March 2029
A pessimistic but possibly realistic forecast.
Sf  brexit  eu  ukpolitics 
8 weeks ago by nwlinks
Behind the Brexit Chaos, a Faulty U.K. Negotiating Strategy
Excellent @WSJ analysis from @StephenFidler1 and @LaurNorman.
ukpolitics  eu  brexit 
8 weeks ago by nwlinks
For all its faults, May’s Brexit deal might be the best option Leave MPs have
From @HenryNewman. I don’t agree on every point of the analysis, but I do agree that the deal has better chance of passing than some believe.
brexit  eu  ukpolitics 
8 weeks ago by nwlinks
Dramatic Brexit week leaves us none the wiser
If you want to know what actually happened last week, @TonyConnellyRTE has the details.
brexit  eu  ukpolitics 
9 weeks ago by nwlinks
When you pander to anti-immigration views, you are feeding conspiracy theories
“mainstream politicians have lost control of the immigration narrative. Take back control of that, and everything else will follow.”
ukpolitics  migration 
10 weeks ago by nwlinks
Unilateral Brexit revocation is possible, but only until March 29
We continue to alert readers not to seek comfort in news reports that parliament will stop a no-deal Brexit.
ukpolitics  brexit  eu 
10 weeks ago by nwlinks
Brexit: From revelation to re-accession
@AndrewDuffEU argues that Remainers should support the May deal and demand a referendum on rejoining as the price.
eu  ukpolitics  brexit 
10 weeks ago by nwlinks
Parliament cannot simply 'block No Deal' as some are claiming - it's the default option
Rare for me to agree with the thrust of an article in @BrexitCentral, but this is correct.
brexit  eu  ukpolitics 
11 weeks ago by nwlinks
Holyhead on Brexit: ‘When will people wake the f**k up?’
Vox populi (or perhaps llais y bobl) - what people really think at Wales’s gateway to Ireland.
eu  ukpolitics  brexit  wales 
12 weeks ago by nwlinks
How the Brexiteers broke history
Tremendous takedown of the imperial nostalgia and wrong-headed history applied by leading Brexiteers.
ukpolitics  brexit  eu 
12 weeks ago by nwlinks
Jo Johnson: the inside story of Brexit and where it all went wrong
This is paywalled, but if you can get in it’s a damn good read.
ukpolitics  eu  brexit 
november 2018 by nwlinks
How Brexit Britain lost friends and alienated people
A good summary. IMHO, Brexit became inevitable when Cameron withdrew Conservatives from EPP.
brexit  ukpolitics  eu 
november 2018 by nwlinks
Brexit cannot be stopped
I am inclined to agree with @AndrewDuffEU.
eu  ukpolitics  brexit 
november 2018 by nwlinks
Why the UK’s Brexit negotiation tactics drew a blank
Good analysis by @JenniferMerode of how London misunderstands Europe.
ukpolitics  brexit  eu 
november 2018 by nwlinks
Brexit: A View from the Med
@CitizenPatra urges Britain to learn from its mistakes and find its voice and “power offer”. Little sign of that happening at present.
ukpolitics  brexit  cyprus 
november 2018 by nwlinks
Why Jeremy Hunt’s ambassador scheme will not work
This debate ignores the bigger problem which is deterioration of Foreign Office over last twenty years. Appointing a couple of businessmen as ambassadors is neither here nor there.
november 2018 by nwlinks
Brexit: Time to Compromise (8 pages, PDF)
@AndrewDuffEU reckons that the end is in sight, and there will be a deal in September.
ukpolitics  brexit  eu 
october 2018 by nwlinks
The Brexit trap: is there any way out?
@GeorgeEaton at @NewStatesman thinks not.
eu  ukpolitics  brexit 
october 2018 by nwlinks
Brexit: One negotiation, two worlds
As ever, excellent from @TConnellyRTE; he is guardedly optimistic though conscious of the problems.
brexit  eu  ukpolitics  ireland  Northernireland 
october 2018 by nwlinks
Universal Credit: When will the government listen to the evidence?
"there is no excuse to consciously ignore the vast quantities of evidence showing thousands of people are being severely punished, through no fault of their own, by a failing system on a daily basis."
october 2018 by nwlinks
Navigating Brexit (19 pages, PDF)
Had not seen this before - effective presentation by Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association, written a year ago.
ukpolitics  eu  brexit  Northernireland 
october 2018 by nwlinks
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