The Brexit Blog

The Brexit Blog
News and comment on the Brexit process, as Britain leaves the EU.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Scottish Vote Suspended Until Next Tuesday

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

New York Isn't Europe

Bloomberg reports that Xavier Rolet, the head of the LSE, has said that the UK’s decision to leave the European Union could push the clearing of euro-denominated financial products and 100,000 jobs to New York:
The London Stock Exchange Group via the London Clearing House operates a very successful clearing business and is currently licensed to operate in for example, in what I believe could be frankly the only logical alternative to London, if that came to pass, and that is the New York market.

All very well and nice, except that New York isn't Europe!

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

#EU27 Summit April 29th

John Redwood Offers To Balance Biased BBC

Juncker's Table Manners Are Offensive

Jean-Claude Juncker displayed in one sentence why the EU is doomed:
“the choice to eat what’s on the table or not come to the table at all”.
Farewell Jean, enjoy eating on your own!

Monday, 20 March 2017

Early Birthday Gift for Lord Tebbit

Apparently it is also John Major's birthday on that day!

Brexit Day Wednesday 29th March