Yesterday Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke via video call to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to agree terms of the pact. Hailed as a “world-leading” deal, it is expected to cut red tape for businesses and end tariffs on exports. Tariffs
The ex-minister, who quit the Tories to join the rebel Change UK alliance at the height of the Brexit impasse in 2019, has returned to her old job. She has once again picked up her wig to take on her position as
Passionate Remainer Luke Vernon has held no secret of his contempt for leaving the EU. And he branded Boris Johnson offering up to 5,000 HGV drivers three-month visas to work in the UK a “stupid non-solution that won’t help at all”. Speaking
Political analyst Ed Rennie shared a chart showing how the proportion of UK-born lorry drivers compared with those from overseas. It revealed that there was a sizable decrease in the number of EU drivers since the Brexit transition period ended last January.
The European Affairs Committee announced it is to start hearing evidence on the “overall impact to date of Brexit and of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the EU on trade in goods in both directions”. It will scrutinise how businesses have