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Johnson characteristically shameless on Windsor Framework hypocrisy
Boris Johnson has said he will find it "very difficult" to vote for the Windsor Framework despite saying he hopes it will work in the same speech.
UK Business Leaders Unite Behind "Windsor Framework"
UK business leaders have issued a joint statement in support of the new UK/EU agreement on the Northern Ireland Protocol--termed the "Windsor Framework"--announced by the Prime Minister today.
Windsor Framework: Reopening of Horizon Europe negotiations highlights benefits of pragmatic UK-EU dialogue
On Monday, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced that the UK and EU are set to reopen negotiations for the UK to become an associate member of the Horizon Europe research and innovation programme as part of the Windsor Framework agreement on the Northern Ireland Protocol.
One year since invasion, Best for Britain stands with Ukraine
A year ago today, Vladimir Putin’s regime invaded Ukraine, triggering the largest-scale conflict seen on the European continent since the Second World War.
NI Protocol: Polling shows “staggering” lack of trust in UK Government
A new report published today by Queen’s University Belfast shows that trust in the UK Government’s ability to advocate in the best interests of Northern Ireland with respect to the Protocol has dropped to an all time low, at just 3%. 
Supermarket rationing: Supply chains "less resilient" due to Brexit
Today, supermarket chains Asda and Morrisons announced that they would begin rationing certain produce items like tomatoes, peppers, and lettuce in response to widespread shortages caused by extreme weather in southern Europe and northern Africa.
Mel Stride's admission leaves bitter taste for millions worse off after Brexit
Despite the UK Government's previous statements and current position, today, the Pension Secretary confirmed that 'friction' with the EU due to Brexit has had impact on UK economy.
Brexit fallout could leave Northern Ireland without a government for two years
Today, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Chris Heaton-Harris announced legislation that would push back the legal deadline for Northern Ireland Assembly elections to be called to 18th January 2024, after 12 months of political deadlock over the Northern Ireland Protocol (NIP).
Best for Britain stands with the people of Turkey and Syria
Early on Monday morning, a series of powerful earthquakes struck near the Turkish-Syrian border, leading to widespread devastation. The quakes, the most violent to strike the area in centuries, left over 5000 people in both countries confirmed dead as of Tuesday morning.
3 years since Brexit: UK forecast to be the only economy to shrink in 2023
Three years after the UK formally exited the European Union, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released new economic forecasts for 2023 which project that the UK will be the only advanced economy to contract this year.
Zahawi sacking: Sunak presiding over ‘revolving door of sleaze and scandal’
Tory party chairman Nadhim Zahawi has been removed from his post by the Prime Minister after an investigation into his tax affairs revealed he had broken the ministerial code.
'Bonfire of Rights' Bill will unleash chaos
Experts warn the Retained EU Law Bill, originally introduced by Jacob Rees-Mogg, could scrap important rights, protections and standards overnight, from paid annual leave to food standards.
Brexit sceptics now outnumber cheerleaders among Tory voters according to new poll
A new poll suggests that Brexit scepticism could be on the rise among Conservative voters as more say Britain’s withdrawal from the EU has created more problems than it has...
Wavering voters dent Labour lead as new poll shows Starmer out of step with his supporters on Brexit red lines
A landmark new report into undecided voters suggests that despite the Labour Party’s consistent 20 point lead in the polls, it would only deliver them a parliamentary majority of fewer than 30 seats.
CER Report: Reduce trade barriers with EU to give business boost
Brexit has cost the UK a staggering £33bn in lost trade and investment, according to new research by the Centre for European Reform (CEF) which found that the economic damage is even...
Ho Ho No: Brexit means smaller markets this Christmas
New statistics reveal that the number of traders at Christmas Markets across the UK has decreased since the UK left the EU.
Hunt’s financial reforms are regulatory ‘race to the bottom’
On Friday morning in Edinburgh, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced a series of sweeping reforms to financial regulations.
Brown Report: Starmer risks "fixing roof while foundations rot"
Keir Starmer is today coming under pressure after Labour's long awaited report into constitutional reform contained no recommendations on electoral reform for national elections.
Entire government in breach of ministerial code after failure to appoint ethics adviser
The whole government is now in breach of the Ministerial code after the Prime Minister failed to appoint an independent ethics adviser within six months of the post becoming vacant.
Best for Britain launches search for PM's next ethics adviser
Better democracy campaign group Best for Britain has launched a new recruitment drive in an effort to find a new ethics adviser for the Prime Minister.