Home Secretary Sajid Javid accuses EU on plans for UK expats

Home Secretary Sajid Javid accuses EU on plans for UK expats

Image copyright PA The home secretary has accused the EU of failing to match the UK’s progress on plans for expats after Brexit. Sajid Javid, who will reveal more details on the UK scheme for EU citizens later, said more information was needed from EU member states. He said he was “concerned” he had not […]

Brexit: Bill approved after May sees off rebellion

Brexit: Bill approved after May sees off rebellion

Media captionLiam Fox tells Laura Kuenssberg rebels have not changed Brexit stance The government’s Brexit bill has finally passed through Parliament after the PM saw off a revolt by Tory MPs. Peers accepted the amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill sent to them from the House of Commons and the bill now goes for Royal […]

Liam Fox tells Laura Kuenssberg rebels have not changed Brexit stance

Brexiteer cabinet minister Liam Fox has dismissed a concession to Brexit rebels in a knife-edge Commons vote as a “procedural” change that did not significantly change anything. In an interview with BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg, he said the government had “to be able to hold out in our negotiations the prospect of no deal” […]

Brexit: Theresa May wins ‘meaningful vote’ battle

Brexit: Theresa May wins ‘meaningful vote’ battle

Image copyright Getty Images The government has seen off a rebellion by Conservative MPs over Parliament’s role in the Brexit process, winning the crunch vote by 319 to 303. MPs backed Theresa May over what would happen in the event of there being no deal after key Tory rebels backed down. It came after ministers […]

US child detention pictures disturbing – Theresa May

US child detention pictures disturbing – Theresa May

Media captionTheresa May: US child detention “disturbing” and “wrong” Theresa May has condemned the forced separation of migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border, but dismissed calls to cancel President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK. The PM said the images of children being kept in what look like cages was “deeply disturbing” […]

Guy Verhofstadt warns MPs of ‘two decade’ Brexit ratification

Guy Verhofstadt warns MPs of ‘two decade’ Brexit ratification

Image copyright HOC Brexit could take as long as two decades to get EU approval unless the two sides agree a “precise” blueprint in October, Guy Verhofstadt has said. The European Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator wants the UK to have an “association agreement” with the EU. He told the UK MPs’ Brexit committee he wanted […]

Northern rail: ‘Ministers warned of timetable chaos’

Northern rail: ‘Ministers warned of timetable chaos’

Media captionLisa Nandy says ministers were warned of “impending chaos” The government knew Northern rail passengers would face major disruption two years ago, an MP has claimed. Wigan MP Lisa Nandy said she had been handed Department for Transport (DfT) emails in which officials discuss “propagating myths” to divert attention from route closures. Speaking during […]

Commons set for Brexit vote showdown

Commons set for Brexit vote showdown

Image copyright PA The row over how much of a say MPs should get in the Brexit process returns to the House of Commons later. On Monday, the House of Lords again defeated the government over giving MPs a “meaningful vote” on the outcome of negotiations between the UK and the EU. MPs now have […]

UK ‘can’t keep European Arrest Warrant after Brexit’

UK ‘can’t keep European Arrest Warrant after Brexit’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Use of the European Arrest Warrant has increased steadily in the past decade The UK will be kicked out of the European Arrest Warrant deal after Brexit, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said. The warrant allows EU members to request the arrest and detention of criminals in other countries […]

UK ‘can’t stay in European Arrest Warrant after Brexit’

UK ‘can’t stay in European Arrest Warrant after Brexit’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Use of the European Arrest Warrant has increased steadily in the past decade The UK will be kicked out of the European Arrest Warrant deal after Brexit, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said. The warrant allows EU members to request the arrest and detention of criminals in other countries […]