Brexit Minister’s single market access claim is “not policy” says May’s office

Many people were very underwhelmed by David Davis yesterday in the Commons. He made a speech to the house to talk about Brexit, in his capacity as Minister for Brexit. After most of the summer to come up with a clear Brexit strategy he came out with classics such as “"People will want to know what Brexit will mean, simply, it means leaving the EU." He also said “Brexit arrangements for the City will be straightforward but complex.” So that...

Over half of people think media is deliberately biased against Jeremy Corbyn, reveals Poll

It is news that will not shock any Corbyn supporters, but the mainstream media outlets appear to be deliberately biased against the Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. We have reported on this situation before in previous articles. A YouGov poll has discovered that 51 per cent of people polled agreed that the mainstream media have gone out of their way to be biased against Corbyn. Under a third thought that the media was fair on the left-wing leader. Unsurprisingly, among Labour’s own...

Japan Uses G20 Summit to Warn Britain of “Great Turmoil” Following Brexit

The Japanese government has used the start of the G20 Summit to warn Britain of the "great turmoil" that is to come if Brexit leads to the loss of single market privileges. An official Japanese government task force has collected views of big corporations in the country and produced a 15-page list titled "Japan's message to the UK and the EU", detailing requirements from Brexit negotiations and the consequences if these requirements are not delivered. The report concludes that "Japanese businesses with their...

PM May rejects Australian points-based immigration system

Our new Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced that she will not introduce an Australian style points system to control the types of EU migration able to reach UK shores. May, who wanted the UK to remain part of the EU, said that the point-based idea is not workable. When asked about the subject she replied: "One of the issues is whether or not points-based systems do work. A lot of people talk about a points-based system as always being...

MPs to debate second EU Brexit referendum

There will be a debate today in parliament to discuss the possibility of a new referendum over the UK’s decision to leave the EU. The session today will make no difference to the result, but it will give MPs who have objected to the result a chance make their feelings felt. David Lammy, Labour MP for Tottenham, has been particularly vocal in his calls for the decision to leave the EU to be ignored by Government. The Leave vote showed...

Watch – Sturgeon launches post-Brexit bid for second Scottish referendum

Only two years ago Scottish voters rejected the chance to break from the UK, but after the result the SNP went from strength to strength, almost wiping out Labour in Scotland in the last election. Labour now find themselves in third place behind the Conservatives. However, since the Brexit vote, where Scotland voted to Remain in the EU, the SNP leader believes that the political landscape of Britain has changed so much, and a new Scottish vote is a necessity....

Watch – This will be “the worst doctors’ strike in NHS history,” claims Hunt

Jeremy Hunt has been hitting the TV networks today claiming that the planned five-day strike by junior doctors, will be the worst in the history of the UK’s public health service. In front of Sky News cameras he told the nation: “Patients will be asking why it is that the BMA, who only in May said ‘this deal is a good deal for doctors, a good deal for patients, it’s good for the NHS, it’s good for equality’, are now...

Number of Pregnant Women Forced to Leave Their Job Doubles

The number of pregnant and new mothers forced to leave their jobs has almost doubled in the past ten years. According to the Women and Equalities Committee, some 54,000 women were asked to leave their jobs, underscoring a "shocking" increase in discrimination. Oliver Black, director of My Family Care, said: "There is already nervousness within some industry’s about the redundancy of someone who is pregnant – certainly within areas like the financial services sector, people tend to tread very carefully. "However, what...

‘Utterly shameless’ pay rises given to special advisers by Cameron

As he left Downing Street, in a hurry after completely failing to persuade the nation to vote to Remain in the EU, David Cameron had already handed his key members of staff obscene pay rises. Cameron was well known for having a large cabal of special advisors or Spads around him, and paid them huge salaries. However, as he left his role of PM he ensured they got pay rises, up to as much as £18k a year, to award...

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