EU referendum

  • 17 Sep 2018

    From hard Brexit and hard borders, to soft Brexit or the Chequers deal – here’s everything you need to know.

  • 20 Jul 2018

    Documents filed in a South African court by Arron Banks’ former business partner allege he sought funds from Russians.

  • 17 Jul 2018

    Report by the Electoral Commission says the official Brexit campaign exceeded its legal spending limit by almost £500,000.

  • 3 Jul 2018

    Britain’s biggest union, Unite, said it was “open to the possibility” of a second EU referendum, pledging to mobilise against the final deal which the government is due to agree later this month. Activists approved an executive statement at the union’s policy conference in Brighton, saying it was “highly unlikely” that the final Brexit deal…

  • 16 May 2018

    They’re the small Canadian company credited with helping to take Britain out of the EU. Today Aggregate IQ boss Jeff Silvester appeared before Parliament to answer questions about the firm’s role in the controversial Vote Leave campaign. It comes after this programme broadcast allegations that Vote Leave may have broken election rules when they donated…

  • 11 May 2018

    The Brexit campaign group Leave.EU has been fined £70,000 for breaching election law during the 2016 EU referendum. The Electoral Commission said the group failed to report “at least” £77,000 in its spending returns, taking it 10 per cent over the limit.

  • 21 Feb 2018

    Brexit referendum – the sequel?

    A pro-Remain campaign bus mocking the Brexit slogan from the referendum struggled through back lanes of Westminster for a photo op this morning. Wedged between cars as the bus driver executed a 50 point turn, one campaigner on the bus said: “Oh no, this is going to be the story.” In front, a waiting firing squad of cameras suggested that might be on the money.

  • 20 Nov 2017

    The elections watchdog has opened an investigation into the Vote Leave campaign’s spending during the Brexit referendum, and into substantial donations which Vote Leave made to two other pro-Brexit campaign groups. The Electoral Commission said new information had come to light since it last reviewed spending limits earlier this year.  

  • 30 May 2017

    The Scottish National Party seem to have put the brakes on their drive for another referendum on independence, shunting it down their agenda until “the end of the Brexit process”. Launching the party’s manifesto today, Nicola Sturgeon said any attempts by the Conservatives to block Scotland having a choice would be “democratically unsustainable”.

  • 30 May 2017

    The election is debated by an 80-strong audience in Wolverhampton, which is split down the middle between those who are over 60 and those under 30, and balanced in terms of those who support parties of the left and right, as well as those who voted leave and remain in the EU referendum. They are…

  • 29 May 2017

    For the last year the celebrated transvestite potter Grayson Perry has been exploring the divisions that lead to last June’s Brexit vote. But do they still define us? Perry has a new documentary tomorrow night on Channel 4 – and a new piece of work – two vases representing “leave” and “remain”. And he’s been…

  • 25 Apr 2017

    Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng.

  • 25 Apr 2017

    Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer.

  • 25 Apr 2017

    Gary Gibbon on Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron.

  • 28 Mar 2017

    Scotland may have to wait for Brexit to ‘bed in’ before independence vote

    The government has toughened its line on a second Scottish independence referendum: Scotland may have to wait for Brexit to “bed in,” it may even have to wait for a transition period after Brexit before a second referendum can take place.