UKIP leader Henry Bolton hits out at national executive committee

UKIP leader Henry Bolton hits out at national executive committee

Media captionSarah Smith spoke to the UKIP leader Henry Bolton. UKIP leader Henry Bolton has said the party’s national executive committee (NEC) has no right to sit in judgement on his personal life. And he warned that UKIP faced extinction if the NEC voted to get rid of him as leader when it meets later. […]

PM to stop private sector ‘pension abuse’

PM to stop private sector ‘pension abuse’

Image copyright Getty Images The government will stop workers’ pensions being put at risk from “executives who try to line their own pockets”, the prime minister has said. In the Observer, Theresa May said a government white paper would set out “tough new rules” for company bosses. It comes after it emerged that the collapse […]

CBI calls for UK to remain in a customs union with EU

CBI calls for UK to remain in a customs union with EU

Image copyright Getty Images Time is running out on Brexit, and the UK should remain in a customs union with the EU, the CBI has warned. CBI director general Carolyn Fairbairn said there was a “lack of clarity” surrounding ongoing talks about the future of UK-EU trade. Speaking on ITV’s Peston on Sunday, she also […]

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible

Media captionPresident Macron: “You can’t have full access to the single market if you don’t tick the box” French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit. But he warned that Britain would not have full access to the single market without accepting its rules. […]

Brexit: ‘Irresponsible’ to threaten Welsh refusal of consent to EU bill

Brexit: ‘Irresponsible’ to threaten Welsh refusal of consent to EU bill

Image caption Carwyn Jones has claimed the terms of Brexit could result in Wales losing power to Westminster Carwyn Jones is “irresponsible” to suggest the Welsh Assembly could refuse to back the EU Withdrawal Bill, a former Brexit minister has said. The first minister called the bill “a fundamental assault on devolution” because powers would […]

PM to stop private sector ‘pension abuse’

PM to stop private sector ‘pension abuse’

Image copyright Getty Images The government will stop workers’ pensions being put at risk from “executives who try to line their own pockets”, the prime minister has said. In the Observer, Theresa May said a government white paper would set out “tough new rules” for company bosses. It comes as construction firm Carillion’s collapse could […]

UKIP leader Henry Bolton faces crunch meeting

UKIP leader Henry Bolton faces crunch meeting

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Bolton, who took over as UKIP leader in September, has resisted calls to step down The future of UKIP leader Henry Bolton will be up for discussion when the party’s national executive committee (NEC) holds an emergency meeting later. There have been calls for him to quit after offensive […]

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible

Media captionPresident Macron: “You can’t have full access to the single market if you don’t tick the box” French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit. But he warned that Britain would not have full access to the single market without accepting its rules. […]

Brexit: ‘Irresponsible’ to threaten Welsh refusal of consent to EU bill

Brexit: ‘Irresponsible’ to threaten Welsh refusal of consent to EU bill

Image caption Carwyn Jones has claimed the terms of Brexit could result in Wales losing power to Westminster Carwyn Jones is “irresponsible” to suggest the Welsh Assembly could refuse to back the EU Withdrawal Bill, a former Brexit minister has said. The first minister called the bill “a fundamental assault on devolution” because powers would […]

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible

Media captionPresident Macron: “You can’t have full access to the single market if you don’t tick the box” French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit. But he warned that Britain would not have full access to the single market without accepting its rules. […]