Up to £3 billion could be wiped from Scotland’s economy if the UK fails to extend the Brexit transition period beyond the end of this year, a new report suggests.
The Bank of England is looking at “a number of outcomes” including a no-deal Brexit scenario, following reports Governor Andrew Bailey has told banks and lenders to prepare for the transition period to end without agreement.
I would like to take this opportunity to answer the outlandish claims made by a couple of your correspondents regarding Dominic Cummings.
Billions of pounds could be wiped from Scotland’s economy if the UK Government refuses to extend the Brexit transition period, a new report is expected to show.
‘Do the right thing’: Scots urged to take up ‘national collective effort’ against coronavirus following rule-breaking concerns
Nicola Sturgeon has defended her decision to ease lockdown measures on one of the hottest weekends of the year as she called for a "collective national effort" to defeat Covid-19.
Brussels has been accused of “wishful thinking” over claims that the UK could be prepared to compromise on fishing and demands for alignment with European Union standards.
The Scottish Government could be forced to divert resources away from dealing with Covid-19 to prepare for a no-deal Brexit if the UK Government refuses to extend the deadline for key talks, Nicola Sturgeon has warned.
Uncertainty and lack of time before the end of Brexit transition poses a “potent threat” to prosperity and stability in Northern Ireland, a report has warned.
Brexit checks on goods travelling between Great Britain and Northern Ireland should be minimised, Stormont’s First Minister Arlene Foster has said.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has told Boris Johnson to stick to his promises as he warned there would not be a trade deal otherwise.
A former Tory MEP has urged Boris Johnson to extend the deadline for the Brexit transition period as he warned failing to secure a trade deal, combined with the impact of Covid-19, would be “catastrophic” for the economy.
The UK’s chief negotiator has pledged that any request for an extension to the Brexit transition period from the EU will be rejected.
More than half of Scots want a second independence referendum in the next five years, according to polling.
Britain is “firm” that it will not extend the Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year, the UK’s chief negotiator with Brussels has told MPs.
No new deaths with coronavirus in Northern Ireland were reported on Tuesday.
The European Union (EU) will not push for post-Brexit agreement with Britain “at all costs”, a senior German MEP has said.
Some Northern Ireland departments could have run out of cash before the end of July due to the cost of battling the pandemic, finance minister Conor Murphy has said.
A two-year extension to the Brexit transition period must be agreed to avoid further damaging the virus-hit economy, Scotland’s Constitution Secretary will tell UK Government ministers.
Checks will be needed on some goods entering Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK as part of Brexit but bureaucracy will be kept to a “minimum”, the British Government said.
Michel Barnier has hit out at the “tone” of Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser David Frost, as the row between the UK and European Union over post-Brexit trade talks continued to simmer.
The UK Government has published proposals on implementing Northern Ireland provisions in the EU Withdrawal Agreement designed to keep trade in agricultural and manufactured goods aligned with that of the Republic of Ireland’s.
The British Government’s Northern Ireland Brexit objectives must be unmovable, First Minister Arlene Foster has said.
Processes on goods moving from Great Britain to Northern Ireland will be kept to an “absolute minimum” following the end of the Brexit transition period, the UK Government said.
Michael Gove has claimed the success of the fourth round of Brexit trade talks depends on the EU recognising the UK is a “sovereign equal”.
The UK has published its terms for a free trade agreement with the European Union as it looks to ramp up pressure on Brussels to back down over its demands.
Products set to be tariff-free under the Government’s new post-Brexit tariff regime include:
A raft of household appliances and foods are set to be cheaper and Britons will have more choice under a new post-Brexit tariff regime unveiled by the Government.
Labour could push for the Brexit transition to be extended beyond December after insisting the Government should not rush trade talks.
Europe’s chief Brexit negotiator has been told there is “significant opposition” to the UK Government’s refusal to consider extending the timetable for talks.
A senior UK Government minister has not disputed reports of a plan for enhanced border posts to deliver on the Brexit deal.