Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Image caption Nicola Sturgeon and David Lidington (right) held talks in Guernsey on Friday Holyrood will not give consent to any further Brexit legislation until the “broken” devolution system is fixed, Scotland’s Brexit Minister has said. Michael Russell said the Scottish government no longer trusted UK ministers after they pushed through the Brexit bill last […]

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Image caption Nicola Sturgeon and David Lidington (right) held talks in Guernsey on Friday Holyrood will not give consent to any further Brexit legislation until the “broken” devolution system is fixed, Scotland’s Brexit Minister has said. Michael Russell said the Scottish government no longer trusted UK ministers after they pushed through the Brexit bill last […]

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Image caption Nicola Sturgeon and David Lidington (right) held talks in Guernsey on Friday Holyrood will not give consent to any further Brexit legislation until the “broken” devolution system is fixed, Scotland’s Brexit Minister has said. Michael Russell said the Scottish government no longer trusted UK ministers after they pushed through the Brexit bill last […]

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nicola Sturgeon is in Guernsey for talks with senior UK government politicians Holyrood will not give consent to any further Brexit legislation until the “broken” devolution system is fixed, Scotland’s Brexit Minister has said. Michael Russell said the Scottish government no longer trusted UK ministers after they pushed through […]

Hammond: Treasury not the ‘enemy of Brexit’

Hammond: Treasury not the ‘enemy of Brexit’

Image copyright Getty Images The Treasury is not “the enemy of Brexit”, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has insisted. In a speech in the City of London, Mr Hammond said the UK needed to protect patterns of trade with the EU that had been “built over decades”. The chancellor also used his Mansion House […]

Brexit: Three ‘simple’ requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK

Brexit: Three ‘simple’ requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK

Image copyright Getty Images EU citizens will have to answer three “simple” questions online if they want to continue living in the UK after Brexit, the home secretary has said. Sajid Javid said the government’s “default” position would be to grant, not refuse, settled status. People will be asked to prove their ID, whether they […]

Probation system ‘a mess’ despite reforms, say MPs

Probation system ‘a mess’ despite reforms, say MPs

Image caption The government accepts there have been “challenges” and will publish a review in July The system for supervising criminals in England and Wales is in a “mess” after reforms failed to meet their aims, MPs have said. The Commons justice committee said it was “unconvinced” reforms could ever deliver an effective probation service. […]

MPs to investigate ‘fast fashion’ impact

MPs to investigate ‘fast fashion’ impact

Image copyright PA The rise of cheap, disposable clothes and their impact on the environment will be investigated by MPs. ‘Fast fashion’, worn a few times before being dumped, can add to landfill, release toxic chemicals in production and plastic fibres in the wash. The Commons environmental audit committee will look at how the industry […]

Hammond: Treasury not the ‘enemy of Brexit’

Hammond: Treasury not the ‘enemy of Brexit’

Image copyright Getty Images The Treasury is not “the enemy of Brexit”, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has insisted. In a speech in the City of London, Mr Hammond said the UK needed to protect patterns of trade with the EU that had been “built over decades”. The chancellor also used his Mansion House […]

Brexit: Three ‘simple’ requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK

Brexit: Three ‘simple’ requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK

Image copyright Getty Images EU citizens will have to answer three “simple” questions online if they want to continue living in the UK after Brexit, the home secretary has said. Sajid Javid said the government’s “default” position would be to grant, not refuse, settled status. People will be asked to prove their ID, whether they […]