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November 26, 2018 6:52 AM Backup Brexit! Ministers plot new deal behind PM's back

CABINET Ministers Michael Gove and Amber Rudd are thought to be plotting an alternative Brexit plan with Labour MPs which would controversially allow free movement to continue, if the deal reached by Theresa May is rejected by Parliament. This means the UK would not regain full control over its immigration policy unless an opt-out could be negotiated 44

October 25, 2018 3:41 PM ‘We need a plan B that works’ Tory MP offers THIS alternative to Theresa May’s Brexit Plan

TORY MP Nick Bowles explained his "Better Brexit" plan that would see the UK immediately cut ties with European Court of Justice.   The former minister of state for skills disarmed both Labour leader Chi Onwurah and Conservative Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen, as he explained his “Better Brexit” plan on Politics Live. Mr Bowles first deconstructed Theresa 38

August 8, 2017 9:57 AM Brexit SABOTAGE: Is Britain about to move in direction of Norway-style deal with EU?

BRITAIN could be moving in the direction of a ‘Norway-style’ deal with the European Union (EU) - Michel Barnier’s favourite post-Brexit agreement. The deal would see Britain maintain access to the single market because the UK would rejoin the European Economic Area (EEA) from outside the bloc - the so-called Norway model. European Commission chief Brexit 25

July 22, 2017 9:15 AM The UK's startups need a Brexit transition deal to soften the blow

A temporary agreement is currently being negotiated between the UK and EU, but we don't know the full details yet With Brexit looming, British companies and startups could be in for tougher times. However, prime minister Theresa May is pushing for a Brexit transition deal to soften the blow of the UK's exit from the EU. A transitional period to enable 51

May 14, 2017 5:20 PM Single market becomes SNP priority over indyref2

Yet in Scotland, on the campaign trail, you're more likely to hear talk of independence. The Conservatives have placed opposition to the SNP and their plans for a second independence referendum at the heart of their campaign. Labour and the Liberal Democrats - partners with the Tories in the 2014 Better Together campaign - are making similar pitches 38

May 14, 2017 10:41 AM Sturgeon says 'we need to do better' on education

The curriculum followed by Scotland's schools needs to focus more on literacy and numeracy, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Ms Sturgeon also said that Scotland may need a "phased" approach to European Union (EU) membership if independent. During her interview, Ms Sturgeon said that Scottish ministers had "taken advice" on refocusing the country's education 33

January 12, 2017 12:36 AM Sturgeon's 'Norway-style' Brexit deal for Scotland slapped down by NORWEGIAN politicians

NICOLA Sturgeon’s proposed ‘Norway-style’ plan to keep Scotland in the single market while remaining within the UK has suffered another debilitating blow – after senior Norwegian politicians said the SNP’s plans were impossible. The Scottish First Minister published her proposals on a Brexit deal that she hoped would allow Scotland to sign-up to the European 16

December 24, 2016 8:06 AM The key Brexit terms you need to know for 2017

Not least in Britain, where in June the public voted to leave the European Union, despite the projections of pollsters, betting markets, and the vast majority of respected commentators. The result turned British politics on its head, forcing David Cameron to resign as prime minister and make way for his successor Theresa May. It sparked a leadership 27

October 25, 2016 6:25 PM Ahern, Bruton warn of negative impact of Brexit on Ireland

Former taoisigh Bertie Ahern and John Bruton have warned of the negative economic effects Brexit could have on Ireland. The two men were speaking in London in front of House of Lords committee which is looking into the impact the UK withdrawal from the EU will have on UK-Irish relations. The former Fine Gael leader and taoiseach Mr Bruton said there 24

October 24, 2016 9:36 PM Scotland targets Free Trade Association membership post-Brexit

The Scottish government looks for ways of staying in the single market as Nicola Sturgeon says the UK's Brexit plan is unclear. EFTA membership could maintain many aspects of single market access, but accession only requires the agreement of the four existing members: Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Speaking to Sky News in Downing Street 50