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Wales adds its voice to call for a People's Vote

More than thirty cross-party representatives in Wales - including Welsh council leaders, Assembly Members, MPs and MEPs – have signed up to demand a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal.

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Doughty – No wonder voters are becoming increasingly pessimistic about economic impact of Brexit

New Guardian/ICM polling data shows the British public are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the economic consequences of Brexit.

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Umunna – Brexit growth slump “shows no sign of ending”

The OECD’s Economic Outlook, published today, projects an increased rate of global economic growth but with a fall in the UK to just 1.4% this year (second lowest in the G20) and a further fall to 1.3% in 2019 (third lowest in the G20).

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Lucas – LGA says Brexit “could affect our ability to prevent future food scandals”

The Local Government Association is today (Wednesday) calling on the Government and the EU to ensure access to vital Europe wide food safety and animal health systems remains available in England after Brexit. 

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Umunna – Brexiters claim that free movement cannot be reformed but today's vote shows the complete opposite

The EU has passed a law requiring firms to comply with local standards when they post workers temporarily to another EU country.

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Creasy – Brexit threatens “to turn Kent into a chaotic lorry park”

Eurotunnel have issued a public warning that neither of the Government’s preferred options on customs if Britain leaves the EU are likely to work.

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Wilson – “Not surprising Labour voters reconsidering Brexit”

Pollster Peter Kellner has published research showing up to one million Labour voters who previously supported Brexit are “having second thoughts”.

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Swinson – Brexit threatens to put our future in the hands of “man-child” Trump

President Donald Trump yesterday cancelled his scheduled summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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Thomas – Brexit soap opera going from bad to much worse

The latest round of Brexit negotiations has ended in acrimony and this morning the Prime Minister’s adviser on European policy, Olly Robbins, has been forced to issue a statement defending the conduct of British officials.

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Doughty – Evidence as clear as day: Brexit is damaging our economy

New figures released today by the ONS show UK GDP growth in the first quarter of 2018 was just 0.1%, unrevised from earlier estimates.

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