Nigel Farage is launching his Brexit Party on Friday to campaign Britons to support a clean break from the EU and “to begin a political revolution in the UK. “ Mr Farage wrote in The Telegraph ahead of today’s launch of what was nothing short of a “national humiliation” suffered by the UK at the European Summit, where Prime Minister Theresa May secured yet another delay to Brexit to October 31st, 2019, and lamented of the ineffectual lawmakers in the House of Commons.“The fact is, our ruling class no longer believes in Britain. In them, there is a blithe acceptance of managed decline. “I feel differently. We are a great nation and a great people. But we are being held back by weak leadership. The time to change this is now,” Mr Farage wrote. The Brexiteer, who campaigned for the UK to leave the EU for more than two decades, registered his party in February in preparation for the betrayal of Brexit which would result in the UK needing to … [Read more...] about Farage Launches Brexit Party to ‘Begin Political Revolution in UK’
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News / UK and world by Press Association March 29, 2019, 11:26 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The Independent Group set up by MPs who defected from Labour and the Conservatives has applied to register as a political party in order to be able to fight European elections if they take place this year. The group will stand under the party label Change UK – The Independent Group if polls are held on May 23. Former Conservative Heidi Allen has been selected as interim leader of the new party. The UK will have to stage elections to the European Parliament as a condition of any further delay to Brexit. Defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May in a vote on her Withdrawal Agreement in the House of Commons on Friday would greatly increase the likelihood of an application on April 12 for a long extension to the Brexit process. In order to stand candidates in the European polls, conducted on a regional proportional representation system, any … [Read more...] about New political party Change UK registered to fight European elections
Gregory Katz, Associated Press Updated 3:08 pm CDT, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the Houses of Parliament, on the day that MPs will be asked to consider a range of alternative Brexit options after Parliament seized control of the Commons agenda to force a series of "indicative votes", Wednesday evening March 27, 2019. May told lawmakers Wednesday she is prepared to step down "earlier than I intended" in order to win passage of her Brexit divorce deal from the European Union. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP) less Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the Houses of Parliament, on the day that MPs will be asked to consider a range of alternative Brexit options after Parliament seized control of the Commons agenda to ... more Photo: Victoria Jones, AP Photo: … [Read more...] about Brexit claims another political victim in UK’s Theresa May
News / UK and world by Press Association November 26, 2018, 3:55 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Northern Ireland’s business leaders have warned the UK leaving the EU without a deal would be “disastrous” for the region. A delegation including representatives from retail, hospitality and manufacturing bodies met pro-Remain parties Sinn Fein, the SDLP, Alliance and the Green Party in a joint meeting at Stormont. They later met Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster and MEP Diane Dodds. Meanwhile, the Ulster Unionist Party said it has an ongoing series of engagements with business leaders this week. Northern Ireland voted for the UK to remain as part of the European Union in the 2016 referendum. Sinn Fein, the SDLP, Alliance and Green Party claim to be the voice of the majority in Northern Ireland. The biggest political party in the region, the Democratic Unionists, backed the Leave campaign and have … [Read more...] about Business leaders tell political parties no-deal Brexit would be ‘disastrous’
Chris Moncrieff: Who thought that Brexit would reduce political system in UK to rubble? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Prime Minister has stirred up a seething cauldron of fury over her plans for Brexit, with the Tory party ragged and split open in a way that has never been seen before. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/news-analysis/chris-moncrieff-who-thought-that-brexit-would-reduce-political-system-in-uk-to-rubble-37544015.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/article37544013.ece/d47ee/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-11-20_opi_45872288_I3.JPG Email The Prime Minister has stirred up a seething cauldron of fury over her plans for Brexit, with the Tory party ragged and split open in a way that has never been seen before. Each day produces more problems for her Tory Brexiteer would-be rebels. The news that Brussels wants to extend the transition period by two years has made them almost apoplectic with rage. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister appears to be running an almost … [Read more...] about Chris Moncrieff: Who thought that Brexit would reduce political system in UK to rubble?