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Umunna – Budget shows that Brexit will leave working people worse off

 

 

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Revealed – The six times Philip Hammond’s hands have been tied by Brexit

The Chancellor will have less money to spend in his budget today thanks to Brexit, research by the Open Britain campaign reveals today – despite the fact that the UK hasn’t even left yet.

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Doughty – Government has no mandate to use Brexit to water down rights

Commenting on the narrow defeat of the amendment to the Withdrawal Bill tonight, which would have brought the Charter of Fundamental Rights into British law, Stephen Doughty MP, leading supporter of Open Britain, said:

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Chris Leslie: we need to build a coalition to protect the charter of fundamental rights

WATCH: Chris Leslie on why we need the Charter of Fundamental Rights to protect workers & their rights in Britain.

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McGrory – Government’s Brexit policy is putting trade deals at risk

There is no guarantee that the UK will be able to retain EU trade agreements with over 60 countries after Brexit, International Trade Minister Greg Hands admitted today.

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Jones – Leaving Single Market and Customs Union could risk Airbus UK jobs moving to China

Airbus UK warned today that leaving the Single Market and the Customs Union could endanger the UK-based design and manufacture of Airbus wings. 

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McFadden – Boris needs to ensure there is no hard border in Ireland

A hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland would be “madness” and “unthinkable”, the Foreign Secretary said in Foreign Office Questions in the House of Commons earlier today.

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Murray – Legal experts agree Article 50 can be withdrawn

It is probable that Theresa May’s notification of Article 50 can be withdrawn, according to two of Britain’s most senior former judges. 

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Grove-White – Davis is taking Britain stumbling over a cliff edge

Commenting on David Davis’ speech earlier today, Francis Grove-White, Deputy Director of Open Britain, said:

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Doughty – Customs Bill will hammer our economy by dragging Britain out of the Customs Union

Commenting on the publication yesterday of the Government’s Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill, Stephen Doughty MP, leading supporter of Open Britain, said: 

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