PUBLISHED: 17:46 07 January 2019 Ellena Cruse Ilford North MP hopes there will be a people's vote on the Brexit deal. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire. PA Wire/PA Images MPs representing Redbridge residents have joined forces with more than 200 other parliamentarians to call on the prime minister to stop suggesting that no deal Brexit is a credible option. Ilford North MP Wes Streeting and Ilford South MP Mike Gapes have signed a cross-party letter stating that they believe leaving the EU without a deal would cause unnecessary economic damage, especially to the manufacturing industry.The MPs who signed the letter are also confident that “ruling out a no deal Brexit is a path that Parliament would support”, and comes ahead of a meaningful vote on the prime minister’s deal on Tuesday, January 15. Mr Streeting said he hopes residents will be able to decide on a final deal through a people’s vote.“It’s about time the prime … [Read more...] about Ilford MPs along with 200 others call on PM to stop suggesting ‘no deal Brexit’ is an option
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0 Have your say From: Mrs S Galloway, Stirrup Close, Harrogate. CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has set aside £6.2bn for a no-deal Brexit.This money could have been used to provide for an extra 91,000 nurses; 78,000 doctors; 84,000 hip replacements; 91,000 paramedics and much more, including the new mental health hospital in Harrogate, which will now not be built, plus a further 11 new hospitals. Additionally, £85m is being cut from the public health service. So, if you voted leave, and you find that your operation is cancelled or you have difficulty seeing a doctor, look in the mirror and ask yourself who is to blame.From: Peter Hyde, Driffield.KNOWING someone who works for the NHS, and listening to their stories, it is clear the main problem is that there are too many managers and not enough front line nursing staff. Management takes up far too much of the available funding and creates its existence. A complete reorganisation is required and a major … [Read more...] about YP Letters: NHS will pay penalty for no-deal Brexit
0 Have your say Andrea Leadsom has insisted a managed no-deal Brexit is possible, as Cabinet divisions were laid bare over a second referendum. The Commons leader suggested she had been looking at the option as an “alternative solution” to the Prime Minister’s deal, if that cannot get through Parliament.“No-deal implies that we leave in March and there are absolutely no agreements whatsoever,” Mrs Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.“But what we already saw yesterday, in the EU’s preparations which they have very belatedly started to make for no deal, is that there are going to be agreements on things like aviation, on things like haulage, on things like tourist travellers and so on.”READ MORE: May’s Brexit pitch begins in disasterShe added: “A managed no-deal does not necessarily mean there is no Withdrawal Agreement at all.“This is all speculation, but what I am looking at is trying … [Read more...] about Tory Minister Andrea Leadsom says ‘managed’ no-deal Brexit is still possible
AS bookmakers shorten the odds on a second referendum, it also looks increasingly likely that a no-deal Brexit might also be on the cards. Here’s the latest. What are the latest no-deal Brexit odds? The odds on a no-deal Brexit being agreed before April 1, 2019 are as follows: Labrokes: 4/1 Coral: 4/1 Smarkets: 5/2 What are the other situations you can bet on? The odds of Theresa May still being Prime Minister when the UK says goodbye to the EU are currently 1/2 with Betfair. Betfair is also offering 5/6 odds on the UK to applying to re-join the EU by 2027. Coral have slashed the odds of a re-run of the 2016 referendum to just 5-4. William Hill have given the possibility of a second referendum more than a 50 per cent chance of happening – the bookmaker is offering odds of 8/11 on another EU vote. The bookie has also lengthened odds that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal will be approved by Parliament before 31 March to 5/2. What is a no-deal Brexit? A no-deal … [Read more...] about What are the latest no-deal Brexit odds and will there be a second referendum?
THERESA May has admitted she "personally" understands fears that Britain could run out of medical supplies if there was a No Deal Brexit. The Prime Minister told LBC listeners this morning that the insulin she relies upon to manage her type one diabetes was actually made in Denmark. Officials have feared that not securing a deal with the EU after Brexit could mean that goods get caught up at borders, and many companies have begun stockpiling for fears of shortages. In a recent cabinet meeting it was reported that Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he couldn't guarantee people wouldn't die as a result of not getting an agreement passed. But an under-fire Mrs May, who uses insulin daily to manage her illness, told listeners that it was "an issue actually that actually, I feel personally". As she took to the radio to sell her deal to voters this morning, she said: "I am a type one diabetic, I depend on insulin every day. My insulin is produced by a country elsewhere in the European Union, … [Read more...] about Theresa May admits importing insulin for her diabetes could be at risk with No Deal Brexit