Tag: brexit

Border delays may be made worse by more red tape yet to come into force

Brexit Free Trade: Teething Problems or Total Disaster?

It’s believed that the Brexit free trade deal forged between the UK and the EU is the first in history that sought to build barriers rather than take them down.  So just how ‘free’ is the deal? Has the COVID crisis managed to simultaneously...

Brexit lorry delays

The Dangers of a Last-Minute Brexit Deal

With less than ten days until the Brexit deadline, the dangers of a last-minute deal have come to the forefront. This includes comments from The Parliamentary Group which warned ministers about the implications of the “very, very late”...

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Why We Don’t Want a Brexit Deal on ‘Australian Terms’

As the Brexit deadline looms, the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has discussed the “strong possibility that we will “leave the EU on Australian terms”. This statement comes as the UK government and the EU have yet to agree to a deal, despite it...

UK’s Human Rights Act ‘Under Attack’

The government have launched a review into the 1998 Human Rights Act, a decision which Labour has described as ‘bonkers’. The UK government has launched an independent review of the Human Rights Act. The controversial assessment will...

As the UK suspends tariffs on the US, are there signs of a deal?

U.K. to Suspend Tariffs on U.S. Goods in Bid for Trade Deal

The U.K. will suspend tariffs imposed on the United States over subsidies for aerospace firms, in a bid to broker a post-Brexit deal with Washington. There has been a long trade battle between the E.U. and the U.S. over state-subsidized funding for...

The EU could bring a final judgement on the UK's hopes of Brexit deal this week

UK Backs Down on Law-Breaking Brexit Bill Clauses

Ongoing uncertainty of Brexit negotiations has been heightened with the recent revelation of the UK government’s willingness to “remove clauses 44, 45 and 47 of the UK Internal Market Bill, concerning export declarations”. The law-breaking...