Sunak confident only ’20’ Tories will rebel against Brexit deal in crunch vote

According to reports, Rishi Sunak is “confident” that a maximum of 20 Tory MPs will vote against his Brexit deal in a crucial vote next week.  Next Wednesday, MPs will have their first opportunity to vote on the Prime Minister’s agreement with the EU on post-Brexit trading arrangements in Northern Ireland. According to TalkTV, No. … Read more

DUP threatens to spark Brexit crisis after Sunak’s new EU deal

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, has issued an initial assessment of the Government’s new Windsor Framework. He says that while the agreement with the EU “undoubtedly” represents significant progress across a number of areas, it does “not deal with some of the fundamental problems at the heart of our current … Read more

China takes a swipe at UK over its ‘inevitable decline’ after Brexit

China has reacted angrily to Britain’s “inevitable decline” following Brexit. The attack comes after the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia revealed new details about the Aukus pact, which aims to develop a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines. It also comes after the release of an update to the United Kingdom’s integrated review of defence … Read more

PM Sunak on verge of another Brexit breakthrough towards ‘Pacific deal’

According to Rishi Sunak, “good and constructive” progress is being made in negotiations for Britain to sign a massive post-Brexit trade pact with Pacific nations. The agreement, which could be signed within weeks, will be worth tens of billions of pounds to UK businesses. It would be the Prime Minister’s second major breakthrough following his … Read more