EU withdrawal bill debate postponed as Brexit talks hit buffers | Politics


Ministers have been forced to postpone next week’s debate on the EU withdrawal bill on a chaotic day that saw Michel Barnier warn of a “disturbing deadlock” in the divorce talks in Brussels and a growing whispering campaign against the chancellor in Westminster. Andrea Leadsom, the leader of the House …

Divorce bill impasse stifles hopes for Brexit talks breakthrough

The Brexit secretary, David Davis, will resume talks next week with the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, but with the UK continuing to stonewall over the exit bill, Brussels has abandoned hope of an autumn breakthrough. EU diplomats are grappling with how to deal with a weakened British prime minister …

May Senses Victory on Brexit Bill That Faces Tougher Times

Prime Minister Theresa May’s U.K. government is set to rally just enough lawmakers to back a key piece of Brexit legislation that will then face higher obstacles before it can become law. Support from Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party and a Brexit: Ministers warn of ‘chaos’ if repeal bill rejected

Scottish government recommends rejection of EU withdrawal bill

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scotland’s devolved government has recommended that its parliament at Holyrood withhold consent for legislation to withdraw Britain from the European Union, on the grounds that it could water down their powers, a document filed …EU Parliament’s Brexit coordinator urges May to address chamber

Divorce bill remains sticking point as Brexit negotiations resume | Politics

Britain’s talks on leaving the European Union will resume on Monday amid a deepening standoff over the UK’s financial obligations. As the Brexit secretary, David Davis, calls for “flexibility and imagination” to break the deadlock, senior EU diplomats say their chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, will find it difficult to make …

Brexit: PM appeals to backbench Tories over repeal bill

Theresa May has appealed for unity from pro-EU Conservative MPs as the Commons is set to debate the government’s Brexit repeal bill on Thursday. The bill, seen as a key plank of the government’s Brexit policy, transfers EU law into UK legislation. Mrs UK PM May urges parliament to back …

EU Withdrawal Bill: A taste of things to come

What is all the fuss about? Listen to ministers and all they are trying to do is tidy up the paperwork, cross the t’s and dot the i’s. Listen to Labour and Theresa May is trying her luck as a despot, grabbing power in great chunks, never again to give …

Holyrood’s Brexit bill vote ‘on hold’

The Scottish government will not ask Holyrood to give consent to the EU Withdrawal Bill in its current form. Brexit minister Mike Russell told MSPs that the legislation posed a threat to the founding principles of devolution. The Scottish government The Tragedy of Brexit