The Day Today

"The Day Today" - 15th March 2019

  • TERRORIST ATTACK IN NEW ZEALAND LEAVES UP TO 40 DEAD
  • MPs agree for the UK to seek delay of Article 50 until at least 30 June
  • PM May confirms she will bring back her Withdrawal Agreement before March 30 for the third time
  • Telegraph: hardline Brexiteers and the DUP remain unconvinced that new legal advice would allow the UK to exit the backstop under the Vienna Convention
  • Buzzfeed: a group of 20 pro-Brexit MPs plan to vote down the Govt if Labour brought a vote of confidence
  • Four Labour Shadow ministers and 2 other junior positions resign their positions to vote in favour of a second referendum
  • Times: EU officials are open to a longer extension on the condition of a second referendum
  • EU Tusk: “I will appeal to the EU27 to be open to a long extension if the UK finds it necessary”

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"The Day Today" - 13th March 2019

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"The Day Today" - 11th March 2019

  • Senior Brexiteer MPs tell PM May to pull her Meaningful Vote and instead table a motion she could win
  • Telegraph: PM May has lost the backing of all but two of her Cabinet ministers
  • Labour shadow Brexit Sec Starmer warns that his party will not table or back any amendments backing a second referendum this week
  • Sunday Times: Downing St officials think PM May could lose her vote this week by more than  230 votes
  • FT: BOE tells UK lenders to triple their holdings of easy-to-sell assets in the run-up to Brexit in case of No Deal
  • Telegraph: EU27 are “hardening” their attitudes towards A50 extension and will demand “legal and financial conditions”
  • ECB Coeure: ECB is “

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