Brexit negotiations

  • 26 Jan 2019

    With Theresa May’s Brexit deal struggling to get support in the House of Commons, a number of MPs believe the country is getting closer to a No-Deal Brexit. Some politicians say it could be a great opportunity; others warn of Britain “crashing out”. But what do people away from Westminster think might happen in the case…

  • 29 Nov 2017

    Britain’s Brexit divorce bill could be almost £50bn. Theresa May insisted today that negotiations are still going on, but it looks like that is what Britain could promise to pay the EU in order to move the talks on to the crucial question of future trading arrangements. The pressure is on for a deal to be…

  • 19 Oct 2017

    Joining us from Brussels is the Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan to debate the issue of EU citizens in the UK.

  • 19 Oct 2017

    We spoke to Pascal Lamy earlier and began by saying that the EU’s Chief negotiator Michel Barnier is surely just that – a negotiator?

  • 19 Oct 2017

    Europe’s leaders put on a show of friendship and support for Theresa May at the European summit in Brussels this afternoon. But underneath the bonhomie, the tough message remains the same – cough up.

  • 22 Sep 2017

    May’s EU transition plan quite a pill for some voters to swallow

    Theresa May has spelt out that Britain is formally requesting a status quo transition period of around two years and is willing to pay for that. It will mean just about nothing will change in terms of relations with the EU until five years after the referendum. That’s quite a pill for some voters to…

  • 21 Sep 2017

    The Prime Minister briefed her cabinet today on how she hopes to break the deadlock in the Brexit negotiations.

  • 18 Sep 2017

    Theresa May tried to bat away questions about Cabinet divisions on Brexit in a press conference in Ottawa but those divides are real and potentially lethal.

  • 16 Sep 2017

    What is Boris up to?

    Boris Johnson’s Telegraph article is clearly the speech he had hoped to give about now but was told by a No 10 emissary he should not. Instead he has burst on to the scene in print, albeit unhelpfully behind a paywall and on a day when the threat level has been raised and eyes are…

  • 12 Sep 2017

    The next round of Brexit negotiations in Brussels has been pushed back by a week “to allow more time for consultation”. The talks now won’t start until the last week of September, after a major speech on Brexit that Theresa May is expected to make next week.

  • 12 Sep 2017

    Defence and security – bargaining chips in the Brexit negotiations?

    When Theresa May first pondered the Tory leadership there was talk that she had long since gamed the need for putting both EU citizens’ rights and our defence profile into the mix in Brexit talks as bargaining chips. She went public on the former in the opening speech of her leadership bid and on the latter…

  • 11 Sep 2017

    The Labour MP and chair of the Brexit committee, Hilary Benn, discusses the government’s EU withdrawal bill.

  • 11 Sep 2017

    The Port of Dover handles more than £120bn worth of trade each year. But Channel 4 News has been speaking exclusively to the Chief Executive, who is worried that red tape after Brexit could seriously harm that free flow of trade.

  • 11 Sep 2017

    Brexit Bill: What’s Labour’s game?

    Labour is walking a difficult line, showing some ankle to the armies of disaffected Remainers who backed them in the snap election while honouring the referendum result and the Labour-supporting Brexiteers beyond London who, some MPs say, are already badgering them with emails asking what the party is playing at.

  • 5 Sep 2017

    Parliament’s back after the summer and the Brexit bill is on its way through Parliament. Here are four things you need to know.