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UK farmers will ‘grow more food’ if no Brexit deal – minister

UK farmers will ‘grow more food’ if no Brexit deal – minister

Media captionChris Grayling said that British farmers would produce more if food prices increase post-Brexit British farmers would produce more food themselves in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a trade deal, a cabinet minister has suggested. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was responding to industry claims that food prices could rise sharply […]

Brexit vote by Labour and Plaid Welsh MEPs ‘a disgrace’

Brexit vote by Labour and Plaid Welsh MEPs ‘a disgrace’

Image copyright Getty Images It is an “utter disgrace” that Welsh members of the European Parliament voted for a delay in Brexit talks, UKIP MEP Nathan Gill has said. Labour’s Derek Vaughan and Jill Evans of Plaid Cymru backed the EU not to start on the next phase of trade talks. Mr Vaughan said the […]

Theresa May to dine with EU chiefs amid Brexit ‘deadlock’

Theresa May to dine with EU chiefs amid Brexit ‘deadlock’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The PM will meet with Jean-Claude Juncker, pictured, as well as Michel Barnier Theresa May is to travel to Brussels later for a dinner with EU leaders in a bid to end a stalemate over Brexit. The meeting, with chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, comes days […]

MPs can stop no-deal Brexit, says Labour’s McDonnell

MPs can stop no-deal Brexit, says Labour’s McDonnell

Image copyright JEFF OVERS Image caption Leaving the EU without a deal was “not a realistic option”, Mr McDonnell claimed Parliament can stop the UK leaving the EU without negotiating a deal, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said. There was not a Commons majority for such an outcome, he told the BBC, and Labour would […]

UK farmers will ‘grow more food’ if no Brexit deal – minister

UK farmers will ‘grow more food’ if no Brexit deal – minister

Media captionChris Grayling said that British farmers would produce more if food prices increase post-Brexit British farmers would produce more food themselves in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a trade deal, a cabinet minister has suggested. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was responding to industry claims that food prices could rise sharply […]

Brexit vote by Labour and Plaid Welsh MEPs ‘a disgrace’

Brexit vote by Labour and Plaid Welsh MEPs ‘a disgrace’

Image copyright Getty Images It is an “utter disgrace” that Welsh members of the European Parliament voted for a delay in Brexit talks, UKIP MEP Nathan Gill has said. Labour’s Derek Vaughan and Jill Evans of Plaid Cymru backed the EU not to start on the next phase of trade talks. Mr Vaughan said the […]

Inflation ‘to cause £300 benefit squeeze’- think tank

Inflation ‘to cause £300 benefit squeeze’- think tank

Image copyright PA Benefit freezes combined with the predicted rise in inflation could set some low-income households back £300 next year, a think tank has warned. September’s inflation data will be released on Tuesday, and some analysts predict the Consumer Price Index (CPI) will be 2.9%. The Resolution Foundation says loss of income due to […]

Theresa May to dine with EU chiefs amid Brexit ‘deadlock’

Theresa May to dine with EU chiefs amid Brexit ‘deadlock’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The PM will meet with Jean-Claude Juncker, pictured, as well as Michel Barnier Theresa May is to travel to Brussels later for a dinner with EU leaders in a bid to end a stalemate over Brexit. The meeting, with chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, comes days […]

MPs can stop no-deal Brexit, says Labour’s McDonnell

MPs can stop no-deal Brexit, says Labour’s McDonnell

Image copyright JEFF OVERS Image caption Leaving the EU without a deal was “not a realistic option”, Mr McDonnell claimed Parliament can stop the UK leaving the EU without negotiating a deal, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said. There was not a Commons majority for such an outcome, he told the BBC, and Labour would […]

UK farmers will ‘grow more food’ if no Brexit deal – minister

UK farmers will ‘grow more food’ if no Brexit deal – minister

Media captionChris Grayling said that British farmers would produce more if food prices increase post-Brexit British farmers would produce more food themselves in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a trade deal, a cabinet minister has suggested. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was responding to industry claims that food prices could rise sharply […]