21 November 2018 | UK NEWS
Leading the agenda:
– The ERG appear to have overstated their influence and do not have the numbers to challenge May’s leadership.
– Polls suggest a surge in popularity for May.
– Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has claimed a leadership challenge would plunge the country into chaos.
– Mark Carney backs May’s Brexit plan.
– Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer has stated Labour will work with other parties to stop a no-deal Brexit.
– Brexiteers have asked May to add language to her agreement that would allow Britain to withdraw from the Backstop.
– The DUP have withdrawn their support for May’s Finance Bill, forcing her to make changes to the Bill as proposed by Labour.
– May set to meet Junker regarding the UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU ahead of a larger meeting on Sunday.
– May set for PMQs at 12. Brexit to dominate the agenda.
– Government borrowed far more than expected in October.
– Senior figures in the city have called for a second referendum.
– Reports suggest France and Spain feel May’s deal gives too many concessions to the UK.
– Penny Mourdant attacks Ministers for supporting women’s high end corporate pay equality whilst ignoring many lower paid areas.
– Minister for Mental Health Jackie Doyle-Price to announce increased funding for child mental health.
– Labour want to reduce the academic threshold for entry into the civil service.