14 December 2018|UK NEWS
Leading the agenda:
– EU have rejected any form of renegotiation regarding the Northern Ireland backstop after May assured her MPs she could achieve legal changes.
– David Dimbleby steps down as host of Question time after 25 years, Fiona Bruce to take over in the new year.
– Households in England face £80 rise in council tax bills from April 2019.
– UK travellers to pay a whopping £6.30 once every three years to travel to EU countries.
– Tony Blair to give speech on Brexit in London.
– European Council Leader’s summit ends today.
– Theresa May to give press conference following a meeting of European leaders.
– Labour continue to float the idea of breaking up the big four accounting firms.
– A Survation poll of 800 Conservative Councillors has chosen Sajid Javid as the preferred successor to May, followed by Jeremy Hunt in second and Dominic Raab in third.
– Two Conservative MPs, Andrew Griffiths and Charlie Elphicke, have had their whip restored after allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour.
– England’s police force receive funding boost.
– Number of Britons linked to far-right extremism rises significantly.