A selection of current Brexit related news feeds

Brexit News Feeds

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08/08/2020 Brexit backers Tate & Lyle set to gain £73m from end of EU trade tariffs ,,

Greenpeace investigators say the firm, which also donated to the Conservatives, will be sole beneficiary of rule changes on importing raw cane sugar

A company that backed Brexit and has donated to the Conservatives is in line to save £73m as the only direct beneficiary of a post-Brexit trade reform.

Under plans that will come into force at the end of the year, the government has confirmed that companies will be able to import 260,000 tonnes of raw sugar cane from anywhere in the world, tariff-free.

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07/08/2020 Preston pulled into local lockdown after spike in coronavirus cases ,,The city of Preston will see a toughening of lockdown measures following a rise in coronavirus cases, it has been announced. www.politicshome.com Visit...
07/08/2020 UK and Japan look to seal trade deal within month ,,The two sides say the "major elements" of a post-Brexit agreement are in place after productive talks. www.bbc.co.uk Visit...
07/08/2020 Former Labour MP Eric Joyce handed suspended sentence over indecent image of child ,,The former Labour MP Eric Joyce has been handed a suspended jail term after being convicted of making an indecent image of a child. www.politicshome.com Visit...
07/08/2020 Brexit: Government pledges £355m to ease GB-NI trade ,,Ministers set up a new service to help businesses which want to import goods after 1 January. www.bbc.co.uk Visit...
07/08/2020 Brits resident in the EU post Brexit to be given extra free movement rights ,,Campaigners have argued that the EU position amounted to a reduction of rights of Brits resident in EU countries. www.politico.eu Visit...
07/08/2020 Rishi Sunak warns holidaymakers UK 'will not hesitate' to impose travel restrictions amid fears France could be next on quarantine list ,,Rishi Sunak has told holidaymakers the Government will "not hesitate" to impose travel restrictions amid growing fears that France could be added to the UK quarantine list. www.politicshome.com Visit...
07/08/2020 Brexit: UK government pledges £355m to cushion Northern Ireland businesses ,,

Support package unveiled to help firms with bureaucracy of moving goods across Irish Sea

The UK government has announced a £355m package to cushion Northern Ireland businesses from the costs of trading with the rest of the UK because of Brexit.

Michael Gove, the Cabinet Office minister, said on Friday £200m would be spent on a trader support service (TSS) to help firms handle new bureaucracy to move goods across the Irish Sea, turning the government into a de facto customs agent for traders.

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07/08/2020 Keir Starmer overtakes Boris Johnson as voters’ choice for PM for first time — poll ,,Keir Starmer has overtaken Boris Johnson on the question of who would make the best prime minister, according to a new poll. www.politicshome.com Visit...
07/08/2020 Belgium, Andorra and Bahamas added to UK’s coronavirus quarantine list after spike in cases ,,People arriving in the UK from Belgium, Andorra and the Bahamas will have to enter coronavirus quarantine following a spike in cases, the Government has announced. www.politicshome.com Visit...
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