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UK government suffers fourth defeat on Brexit legislation in House of Lords

A general view at the House of Lords as the European Withdrawal Agreement Bill is debated in London, Britain January 21, 2020. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government suffered a fourth defeat on its Brexit legislation when members of parliament’s upper chamber voted on Tuesday to ensure protections for child…

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Conor Murphy: Finance minister not pursuing corporation tax cut

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption”We find ourselves struggling just to provide basic public services” – Finance Minister Conor Murphy Northern Ireland’s Finance Minister Conor Murphy has said he is not “actively pursuing” a cut in corporation tax.Cutting the tax, which is applied to company profits, was for many years a key…

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Brexit: Welsh assembly to vote against Boris Johnson’s bill

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wales’ Brexit Minister Jeremy Miles said he does not believe “people voted in the general election to strip the Senedd or the Welsh Government of their responsibilities” Welsh politicians are expected to vote against Boris Johnson’s Brexit law later.It will not stop it from becoming law, but will mean…

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Brexit: What is a level playing field?

Image copyright Getty Images “Without a level playing field on environment, labour, taxation and state aid, you cannot have the highest quality access to the world’s largest single market,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a speech at the London School of Economics. She was talking about what kind of access the…