Dominic Grieve

Government's pro-EU publicity blitz gave Remain an unfair advantage in the referendum, bipartisan report suggests

A £9.3m pro-EU publicity blitz by David Cameron's government in the run-up to the Brexit referendum gave the Remain side an unfair advantage, the like of which should be outlawed in future votes, an independent commission has suggested.<p>In a major report, a cross-party panel called for a significant …

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Sunday Shows: Brexit, Labour's Anti-Semitism Row And A New Centrist Party Plans

All you need to know from the Sunday political shows<p>Brexit Plans<p>Brexit Secretary <b>Dominic Raab</b> was first up on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, and he was …

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Ex-teacher at London private school charged with sexual offences

A former teacher at a private school attended by the former chancellor George Osborne has been charged with sexual offences.<p>Ken Zetie, 51, who taught for 17 years at St Paul’s School for boys in Barnes, south-west London, will appear at East Berkshire magistrates court in Slough on Tuesday.<p>He is …

Crime

Could a 'national unity government' be the solution to May's Brexit deadlock?

LONDON — It is difficult to see a way through the Brexit impasse that Theresa May currently faces. Torn between a soft Brexit that half of her MPs reject and a hard Brexit that the other half rejects, she has pursued a "third way," which the EU will reject.<p>That is making the threat of a no-deal …

Great Britain

Ten Tory Remainers to go public with demands for a second EU vote

Ten Tories are set to go public with demands for a second EU vote, as some break rank over Theresa May's 'unworkable' Chequers deal<p><b>Justine Greening</b> …

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When Dominic Grieve tried to amend the Government's Brexit legislation, he insisted he was "just trying to help". But when Jacob Rees-Mogg tried to do same last night, the Tory Remainer shot up in the Commons to decry his "act of malevolence towards the Government".<p>The Government didn't agree, as …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

If we can’t work together on a deal we must rethink the whole idea of Brexit - Dominic Grieve

Today and tomorrow see the final stages in the House of Commons of two important pieces of legislation. The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill and …

Great Britain

Government has changed position on Brexit law compromise - MP

© Reuters. Britain's minister for small business Anna Soubry leaves a meeting at 10 Downing Street in London<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Pro-EU MP Anna Soubry …

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Meet Dominic Raab: New Brexit Secretary Replacing David Davis

The man who is going to inherit one of the toughest jobs in the U.K. -- negotiating Brexit -- is a 44-year-old former Foreign Office lawyer who …

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The UK’s shameful collusion in torture | Letters

The government itself identified years ago why an independent judicial inquiry should be established to investigate the allegations of collusion by the UK security and intelligence agencies in rendition and torture (Report, 29 June).<p>When David Cameron appointed Peter Gibson to run such an inquiry …

UK Politics

Brexit Bulletin: Can Heathrow help Global Britain take off?

Good afternoon.<p>While I’ve been away for the last few weeks celebrating my deep and special partnership (or, as they might call it in Brussels, an ever closer union), Theresa May’s work on Brexit has continued apace.<p>The Prime Minister faced down Dominic Grieve and his fellow Remainers, thereby …

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Dominic Grieve: DUP seems to engage in tactical tricks with no long-term benefit for NI

The DUP is engaging in “tactical tricks” at Westminster as it props up the government, a prominent Conservative MP has said.Dominic Grieve, speaking …

Northern Ireland

May Fends Off Tory Rebellion to Win Key U.K. Vote on Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May faced down a rebellion from pro-European rebels in her party, keeping her Brexit strategy on track and bolstering her …

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Theresa May heads off Brexit revolt

British Prime Minister Theresa May has seen off a threatened backbench rebellion to pass legislation that will pave the way for Brexit.<p>Pro-Europe rebel leader Dominic Grieve called off the revolt saying he was now satisfied parliament would get a say on what to do if negotiations fail.<p>Brexit …

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Leading pro-EU rebel lawmaker backs down, will support government on Brexit laws

LONDON (Reuters) - The pro-European Union MP leading a group of rebels threatening to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit law said on Wednesday that he had accepted assurances from minister and would now support the government.<p>Dominic Grieve walks in Downing Street, London, November …

UK News

Brexit Bulletin: Commons crisis averted

Good afternoon.<p>Tory Brexit rebel Dominic Grieve caved in to the government this afternoon, following a protracted battle to secure what many Brexiteers suspect was a covert plot to reverse the referendum result.<p>Mr Grieve, who has one of the most formidable legal minds in parliament, spent the past …

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Who's on Question Time tonight? Johan Eliasch, Suella Braverman, Clive Lewis, Janet Street-Porter and Helen Lewis

QUESTION TIME is on as usual tonight and will look at the biggest news events of the past week.<p>Here is who is on the show tonight and what time you …

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Foreign Policy

Government whips engaging 'dark arts' to force through Brexit Bill, claims former minister Phillip Lee

Government whips have engaged in "dark arts" to try to push controversial Brexit legislation through Parliament, a Tory minister who quit over Britain leaving the European Union has said.<p>Phillip Lee, who resigned as a Justice minister week ago to vote against the Government, said talks were still …

Factbox - What does a 'meaningful vote' on Brexit really mean?

LONDON (Reuters) - A row over how much say Britain’s parliament should have over the Brexit process is set to reach its conclusion on Wednesday as MPs finalise the wording of the laws that will end the country’s membership of the European Union next year.<p>Pro-remain supporters wave EU flags outside …

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Theresa May tells rebels she will not back down over 'meaningful vote' as they threaten to inflict damaging defeat

Theresa May has told rebel Tory MPs she will not back down over a key Brexit vote on Wednesday as she told them they will be handing a victory to Brussels if they inflict a damaging defeat on the Government.<p>The Prime Minister said she “cannot accept” a Lords amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill that …

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I don't want to collapse Theresa May's government, pro-EU lawmaker Grieve says

LONDON (Reuters) - A leading pro-European Union lawmaker in Britain's ruling Conservative Party said he did not want the government to collapse in the row over parliament's role in the Brexit process.<p>Dominic Grieve has clashed with the government over the final wording of the legislation that will …

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I don't want to collapse May's government, pro-EU MP Grieve says

© Reuters. Britain's former Attorney General Dominic Grieve walks in Downing Street, London<p>LONDON (Reuters) - A leading pro-European Union lawmaker …

Conservative Party

Theresa May faces showdown with pro-European Tory MPs after Lords hands Government Brexit defeat

Theresa May is facing a showdown with pro-European Tory MPs after the Lords overwhelmingly backed plans to give Parliament a "meaningful vote" on the Government's final Brexit deal.<p>The Government was defeated by 354 votes to 235 after a Conservative peer tabled an amendment that ministers believe …

Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve: Talk of government collapse over crunch Brexit vote 'complete nonsense'

Dominic Grieve has dismissed as "complete nonsense" claims that the Government could collapse if it loses a key vote on Brexit tomorrow.The leading …

Great Britain

Well done, Dominic Grieve. You just killed your own rebellion

Admitting that voting against the government on the meaningful Brexit vote could topple Theresa May could deter MPs from rebelling on the EU …

Great Britain

Pro-EU lawmaker in Conservative party - 'We could collapse government'

LONDON (Reuters) - A leading pro-European Union lawmaker in Britain’s ruling Conservative Party warned on Sunday that a row over parliament’s influence on the Brexit process could collapse the government, but said he hoped to find a way to avoid that.<p>An EU flag is waved near the Houses of …

Conservative Party

Tory Brexit rebel Dominic Grieve warns 'we could collapse the government'

Tory Remain ringleader Dominic Grieve has warned his group of rebel MPs could "collapse the government" if they don't get their way on Brexit.<p>The …

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Dominic Grieve says Tory rebels are prepared to 'collapse the government' to block a 'catastrophic' Brexit deal

Dominic Grieve says Tory rebels are prepared to “collapse the government” if that is necessary to block the “catastrophic” damage from a botched …

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Brexit: Pro-EU Tory rebels warn Theresa May they are prepared to vote down government plans in Commons showdown

Pro-EU Tory MPs have warned Theresa May they are ready to inflict a damaging Commons defeat on her this week after she failed to reach a compromise …

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