Saturday, 17 November, 2018

BREXIT: British voters want referendum on final Brexit deal

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Ray Hunter | 27 July, 2018, 22:49

Mrs May said: "Far from being anxious about preparations that we are making, I would say that people should take reassurance and comfort from the fact that the Government is saying we are in a negotiation, we are working for a good deal - I believe we can get a good deal - but... because we don't know what the outcome is going to be... let's prepare for every eventuality". "And the United Kingdom should respect that", Barnier said in Brussels.

He said Mrs May's would "have difficulty" passing her Chequers plan through parliament, as there are several key issues that must be discussed before MPs would agree to her policies stated in the White Paper. That makes Barnier's suggestion particularly provocative.

While Trump's trip was not a full state visit, he has been given red carpet treatment and is scheduled to have tea later with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle, where her grandson Prince Harry married U.S. actress in May.

The EU will not delegate the collection of its excise duties to a non-member state, said Barnier.

"We have no objection in principle to this but we have doubts that it can be done without putting at risk the integrity of our customs union or commercial policy or regulatory policy", said Mr Barnier.

Mr Barnier was more positive about the proposals in Mrs May's Chequers plan for a future security relationship, which he characterised as "a real step forward".

"We have considered the innovative approaches the European Union has taken in the past with other third countries - when the political will has been there", he said.

Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'
Dr Narang says Mike Pompeo's experience in North Korea indicates that the country will be working on their own timetable. Kim sent Trump a nice letter in mid-July , but it contained no specifics on the US's declared goal: Denuclearization.

The group has so far visited town centres in Harrogate, Northallerton and Thirsk to speak to shoppers, residents and farmers, and claim they have found overwhelming support for a second referendum.

London and Brussels are yet to reach an agreement on the terms of Britain's exit from the bloc, and lawmakers are split on Prime Minister Theresa May's proposals to keep Britain close to the European Union on trade - parts of which have since been rejected by Brussels.

Britain's Brexit Secretary says he's confident a workable solution can be found for the Irish border. He is, however, seriously concerned about much of the details of the plan.

Some 72% of Britons lack confidence in her ability to reach a good deal with Brussels, the worst rating the Prime Minister has had in the Ipsos MORI political monitor.

Insisting there was no sidelining, Raab said later there was no tension and that he will attend all meetings with May.

The UK is due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 but has yet to agree how its final relationship with the bloc will work.

"I think essentially it's going to have difficulty passing not least because of the financial agreement unless we absolutely have nailed down". "The UK wants to take back control, Dominic, of its money, law and borders - and you said this point in an article this morning", Mr Barnier said.

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