British Veterinary Association : Brexit ‘perfect storm’ could result in UK vet capacity crisis.

The BVA president John Fishwick has said the far-reaching impact of Brexit on personal and professional lives, public policy and trade is creating “a perfect storm that could result in a veterinary capacity crisis for the UK”. Speaking at the association’s annual London dinner last night Continue Reading

500 and some days – how is Brexit going for us?

An excellent summary written by my friend Jane Berry. All going to plan • We have the spectacle of a constitutional tussle between The Speaker of the House and a Minister of State (David Davis) who EITHER lied (boasted) that he had 58 impact analyses Continue Reading

Theresa May will learn if trade talks can begin at make-or-break Brexit meeting

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Kathleen Nutt. THERESA May will today learn if her proposals on the Irish border and other Brexit “divorce” issues are sufficient for trade talks to begin. The UK Prime Minister is meeting European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels, Continue Reading

Britain seeks friends at Europe’s top table

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by The Economist. THERESA MAY, Britain’s prime minister, arrived in Brussels on October 19th for an EU summit with a cacophony of voices in her ears. Hardliners in her Conservative Party were urging her to stick two fingers up to Continue Reading

Cabinet clash brews as Boris Johnson warns Brexit trade deals will take years to finalise

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Helen Cahill and Catherine Neilan. Outspoken foreign secretary Boris Johnson last night warned it could take years for Britain to seal the trade deals necessary to thrive post-Brexit, in comments that put him at odds with Cabinet colleague Liam Continue Reading

Britain’s bigly trade deal with the USA – TTIP minus?

Posted and written by Simon Ferrigno. Donald Trump has promised Britain a quick and bigly trade deal (something not necessarily in his power to give, at least alone), and Theresa May and the leavers are undoubtedly delighted, as they need to keep giving an impression Continue Reading