4 February 2019 | UK NEWS
30 Labour MPs are thought to be prepared to support May’s Brexit deal. John McDonnell has rallied against this, saying Labour MP’s votes will not be bought by funding promises for their constituencies.
In economic news, Nissan chooses Japan over the UK to build its new X-Trail car. Business Secretary Greg Clark stated it’s a no deal Brexit warning sign.
What’s going on in Westminster:
– Tory MPs will meet this week to discuss the “Malthouse Compromise” where alternatives to the Irish backstop will discussed. Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay.
What we’re reading on the internet:
– The future of the Scottish oil and gas industry – Scottish Affairs Select Committee
– MPs must compromise before Brexit tears the country apart – FT
– Rebuild the faded towns of Britain to end national malaise – The Guardian