A Cabinet minister has been accused of engaging in “gutter politics” after he warned that blocking Brexit could “open the door” to “extremist” populist political forces in the UK.
Blocking Brexit could “open the door” to “extremist” populist political forces in the UK, and the millions who voted to Leave the European Union would feel “cheated”, a Cabinet minister has warned.
Amber Rudd has been urged to take further steps to help people on Universal Credit after unveiling reforms of a system she said was not as “effective” or “compassionate” as she wanted.
As the countdown continues to the scheduled date of Brexit on March 29, here’s what been happening over the past week.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has warned of “Brexit paralysis” if MPs vote down Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement next week, potentially meaning the UK does not leave the European Union at all.
Amber Rudd has announced a set of reforms to the Government’s new Universal Credit, saying that the system she inherited was not as “effective” or “compassionate” as she wanted.
A senior Cabinet minister has said she is “committed” to ensuring that the UK does not leave the European Union without a deal.
Amber Rudd has signalled that a benefit freeze introduced in 2016 will not be renewed when it comes to an end next year.
MPs have fired a warning shot across the Government’s bows as they backed an amendment intended to limit ministers’ tax raising powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
History will take “a dim view” of Theresa May’s Cabinet if it presses ahead with a no-deal Brexit if the Prime Minister’s EU Withdrawal Agreement is voted down by MPs next week, a senior minister has warned.
The next phase of the Universal Credit programme (UC) will be overhauled following widespread criticism of the extension of the flagship welfare reform.
As the countdown continues to Brexit on March 29, here’s what been happening over the past week.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party would continue with Brexit if it won a snap general election in the new year.
Andrea Leadsom has insisted a managed no-deal Brexit is possible, as Cabinet divisions were laid bare over a second referendum.
There is a “plausible argument” for the public to be asked to vote again on Brexit if MPs remain deadlocked, a Cabinet minister has said.
There is a “plausible argument” for a second referendum on Brexit if MPs remain unable to agree on how to proceed, a Cabinet minister has said.
Michael Gove has insisted the Brexit deal vote will go ahead on Tuesday, warning Tory rebels that while Theresa May could win extra concessions from Brussels, reopening talks risks making it worse.
Theresa May’s leadership is under intense pressure as MPs return to Westminster ahead of Tuesday’s Brexit showdown.
Theresa May is battling to save her Brexit deal and maintain her grip on power ahead of Tuesday’s Commons showdown.
Theresa May has warned Tory MPs they risk handing Jeremy Corbyn the keys to Number 10 unless they back her Brexit deal.
Amber Rudd has suggested a Norway-style arrangement was a plausible alternative to Theresa May’s Brexit plan as pressure mounted on the Prime Minister.
Amber Rudd’s suggestion that Norway-plus could be an alternative if Theresa May’s Brexit deal is rejected has added momentum to the campaign.
Amber Rudd warned Tories not to oust Theresa May if her Brexit plan is rejected by MPs and suggested a Norway-style arrangement was a plausible alternative to the Prime Minister’s deal.
Amber Rudd has voiced support for a Norway-style model as an alternative to the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal if the Withdrawal Agreement is thrown out by MPs.
Amber Rudd has revealed her role model is Buffy the Vampire Slayer as she urged more women to get involved in politics.
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Theresa May and senior Government ministers have warned that Britain may not leave the European Union if MPs vote down the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal.
Parliament will not accept a no-deal Brexit, Cabinet minister Amber Rudd has said.
Amber Rudd acknowledged there are “problems” with Universal Credit and pledged to improve the welfare reform project as she made a combative return to frontline politics.
Theresa May has warned her Tory opponents their alternate Brexit plans would not make their problems disappear as she faced a continuing gruelling battle to win over sceptical MPs.