2/ A agrement to extend the 'transition' period needs to be made by 30 June and it isn't as 'easy' as extending #Article50 was because each of the EU27 needs to be asked, which isn't a last last-minute thing.
1/ No-deal Brexit: Will hit leave-voting areas hardest
Salisbury, Sunderland and Carlisle are among the English cities where jobs would be worst hit in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to a secret government list leaked to The Sunday Times.
thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/n…2/ The "official sensitive", requiring security clearance on a "need to know" basis reveals 29 of the 33 areas most vulnerable to job losses if the UK crashes out of the EU with no deal.
The 4, worst affected areas will be contained in another, higher classified document.
Oct 13, 2019 • 30 tweets • 25 min read
1/ Corbyn has called on other parties to back him in leading a caretaker govt.
"The political obstacles to Corbyn’s proposal are considerable"
Many MPs who might support the idea in theory would not want to install him in No.10 even as a caretaker PM.
Not content with negotiating a new #WithdrawlAgreement without the Backstop and paying any money, they now wish to remove #RegulatoryAlignment and diverge from EU standards, which is the basis for any FTA.
ft.com/content/512b7a…2/ Mr Johnson’s team this week told their EU counterparts they want to abandon prior commitments made by Theresa May to maintain a "level playing field" in areas including environment and social standards.
"At the moment I tend to be worried when I wake up at 3am about whether this no-deal Brexit episode suggests there are people in government who either don’t understand what they are doing or don’t care"
Mar 24, 2019 • 4 tweets • 3 min read
1/ Calls are growing for a full public inquiry into #Brexit
Both the Conservative party and the Labour party are ignoring the criminality.
However, sources close to Keir Starmer say, he is already drawing up a list of the people he holds responsible.
#FBPE is on the same side as:
Unite, GMB & Community Unions
CBI, IoD, FSB, BCC & EEF
Labour NW & West Midland MPs
Majority of Labour MP's
Majority of UK population
Majority of Labour members
On: #CustomsUnion#SingleMarket & #PeoplesVote
The transport union, TSSA:
"The left should unite now and come together to stop this Tory act of war against our class...
Supporting Tory/UKIP Brexit is unacceptable class collaboration.