Monday, December 11, 2017

Politics

Politics

PM plays down EU gloom on Brexit negotiations

Theresa May has appeared to play down the importance of EU leaders formally authorising the next stage of Brexit talks as she insisted negotiations on trade will happen "at some point". ...

Barnier: 'Not enough progress' in Brexit talks

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has said there has not been enough progress in talks to begin discussing a free trade deal. ...

Hunt denies claim NHS is tax-funded Ponzi scheme

The Health Secretary has rejected a claim the NHS is a "Ponzi scheme close to collapse". Justice minister...

'Tories out' protesters mob Jacob Rees-Mogg

A Conservative Party conference event featuring Jacob Rees-Mogg descended into chaos after protesters stormed the hall where he was due to speak. ...

Firms 'growing impatient' with Brexit infighting

A leading business group has hit out at the "division and disorganisation" at the heart of Government, claiming firms are running out of patience with Brexit infighting. ...

Young people 'must approve Tory candidates'

Two people under 30 should be present at meetings to select Conservative candidates, according to a review of what went wrong during the General Election. ...

Fox bullish about post-Brexit trade deals

Britain expects to have free trade deals on the table long before the end of the Brexit transition period, according to a senior minister. ...

Davidson: Corbyn not a shoo-in for Number 10

Ruth Davidson has dismissed suggestions Jeremy Corbyn is a dead cert to be the next Prime Minister, telling the Conservative party conference: "He hasn't even won a raffle". ...

MPs' outrage over 'Hang the Tories' banner

Protesters who erected a banner saying 'Hang the Tories' on a bridge in Manchester ahead of the party conference are fascists, a veteran MP has said. ...

PM tries to woo young voters with tuition fee freeze

Theresa May and the Tories will launch a policy blitz aimed at wooing younger voters after the opening of their party conference was hijacked by Boris Johnson. ...

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