British voters support a referendum on final Brexit deal: YouGov - International

Hannah Rogers
July 27, 2018

Staying inside such an arrangement is the official policy of the UK's main opposition Labour Party, and is favoured by the pro-EU members of May's party who have rebelled against her. But Barnier said the European Union would never allow a non-member to collect its tariffs.

Brussels bureaucrats are drawing up emergency Brexit plans for British cats, dogs and ferrets after Jean-Claude Juncker took a personal interest in how "no deal" could damage the EU's pet passport scheme. Although in private conversations Barnier and the EC have rejected the idea, some countries want to be more flexible.

While Trump's trip was not a full state visit, he has been given red carpet treatment and is scheduled to have tea later with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle, where her grandson Prince Harry married U.S. actress in May.

He added it would not delegate its customs policy and excise duty collection "to a non-member who would not be subject to the EU's governance structure". "We've got a template for a good relationship", he said of Mrs May's blueprint.

"It is incumbent on the United Kingdom that it no longer postpone coming forward with its own, workable and legally operative proposal for a backstop".

Barnier added that Prime Minister Theresa May might instead offer to join a customs union with the EU, although that would prevent London cutting its own trade deals with other countries.

Premier Theresa May has downgraded the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) and has handed the responsibility of Brexit negotiations to her Cabinet Office.

"We saw just a few weeks ago with the Carbon Dioxide shortage how a random shock event can effect supply and we would see that again", he said.

Liam Fox and prime minister Theresa May

Fox, who campaigned vigorously for Britain to leave the European Union, has remained loyal to the prime minister despite the recent resignations of two of his fellow senior anti-EU ministers, the former foreign secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit secretary David Davis, from the Cabinet over May's shift towards a softer form of Brexit.

France's European affairs minister Nathalie Loiseau warned that Britain would suffer more than the EU if no deal was reached.

Insisting there was no sidelining, Raab said later there was no tension and that he will attend all meetings with May.

Turning to Mr Barnier, he said: "Michel, we have work to do".

The EU now aims to wrap up negotiations in October-to allow time to put the deal to lawmakers and member states ahead of the official day of the UK's departure from the trading bloc on March 29.

When they were asked whether there should be a referendum on the final terms of any Brexit deal, 42% said there should be a fresh vote while 40% said there should not.

"Unfortunately, there was a story that was done which was generally fine but it didn't put in what I said about the prime minister and I said a tremendous thing".

Anthony Martial nears Manchester United exit as he leaves USA tour
This saga, however, should take an interesting turn soon, as Leicester City are not at all interested in selling the Englishman. The player, for his part, seemed open to a move of a club of United's stature when speaking to the Sun recently.

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