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British Prime Minister Theresa May, Cabinet at Chequers on Wednesday To Plan Britain's Steps For Leaving the European Union

Britain will retain access to single market and curb migration under plans considered by Theresa May

Theresa May holding her first cabinet meeting in July. Photograph by Dan Kitwood for PA… 672 more words

Treasury to match EU funding

The UK government will match science and infrastructure funding from the EU, the Chancellor has announced.

Philip Hammond has sought to reassure British scientists by agreeing to fund EU projects after Brexit. 151 more words


Fiscal policy or Monetary Policy

I watched Ruth Lea on Sky News arguing that the Bank of England’s decision to decrease interest rates to 0.25% would have next to no effect on the economy. 484 more words

The Bank of England's reaction towards the vote for Brexit

The “unreliable boyfriend”: That´s the nickname that the City of London has given Mark Carney, the Canadian who has been running the Bank of England since 2013. 1,187 more words

Foreign Office retracts statements

War in Yemen

For most of this year we have been commenting on the war in Yemen and the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia.  We wrote to the Salisbury MP John Glen, who replied enclosing a bland statement from the Foreign Office Minister, Tobias Ellwood.  634 more words