Category Archives: Brexit

My battle with the HMRC to get their Brexit Impact Assessments.

HMRC Sign

So I thought I would upload all the correspondence that I have had with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in my battle to get them to release their Brexit impact assessments which they have confirmed exist.   My initial request was submitted on 23rd July and was as follows; “Dear HM Revenue and Customs, I would like to know

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UN visit will leave Tories nowhere to hide on poverty failings

Theresa May UN

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) are sending a world renowned human rights and law Professor to the UK in November. What won’t please the government, is that he has asked for public submissions to aid him in his investigation. This will make it hard for the Tories to spin as teething issues. The United Nations Human Rights Council

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Jacob Rees-Mogg Prime Minister by proxy?

Theresa May and Jacob Rees-Mogg

Theresa May’s Chequers Agreement lays in tatters as she agreed to Jacob Rees-Mogg’s amendments to the custom bill. So who is the Prime Minister? Theresa May today agreed to a series of amendments to the customs bill put forward by Jacob Rees-Mogg which are designed to impose strict conditions on the PM in negotiations with the EU. The Chequers Agreement set out

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Weak Theresa May now attempting to start MPs Summer recess early to avoid leadership challenge

theresa may angry

Scared of an imminent leadership challenge against Theresa May, the government has tabled a motion to start MPs summer recess five days early. With eurosceptic MPs becoming more and more vocal, the Prime Minister’s response is to run away. The House of Commons is its summer recess next Tuesday.  But tonight the government has tabled a motion to go on

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Dominic Raab attempts to mislead MPs & what’s in thy ‘hallowed’ Brexit white paper?

Dominic Rabb Commons

New Brexit Secretary Dominic Rabb has already tried to pull the wool over the eyes of MPs by not giving them prior access to the governments white paper before he addressed parliament on it. Is this a sign of things to come?

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