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Brexit letters: Has anything changed?

Image copyright Getty Images “You say we haven’t achieved anything,” the prime minister said in answer to a reporter’s question in Stoke. “We have achieved this exchange of letters…” She said the letters gave further assurances about the UK and the EU not wanting to use the Irish backstop. For her critics, it was an […]

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Possible amendments to PM's Brexit deal

MPs are due to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit agreement on Tuesday – but they will also get a chance to reshape the deal by tabling amendments to it. The amendments vary in their potential impact on the proposed deal. Some seek to make relatively small tweaks, others to scupper Mrs May’s plan entirely. Amendments […]

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Could no-deal Brexit lead to loo roll logjam?

The Confederation of Paper Industries says it is concerned about the potential for delays if the UK does not achieve a trade deal over over Brexit. Guiseppe Munarie is country operations manager with Sofidel, which makes toilet roll for a number of brands. He has been advised to stock up in production materials – pulp […]