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Brexit: Care home and hospital caterers stockpiling food

Image copyright Getty Images Major suppliers to care homes and hospitals are stockpiling food to offset the potential disruption of a no-deal Brexit.Apetito and Bidfood, who between them supply thousands of care providers, said they were holding extra inventory in case of supply chain problems.Both said they were prepared but Apetito said it feared others…

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Brexit: John McDonnell rejects any funds deal for votes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John McDonnell says MPs exchanging votes for investment in their areas would be “corrupt politics” The shadow chancellor says Labour MPs will not be “bribed” into supporting Theresa May’s Brexit deal in exchange for funding for their constituencies.John McDonnell said any such offer would be “pork-barrel politics” and “dangerous…

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UK would regret no-deal Brexit ‘for ever’ – Greg Clark

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain would permanently regret leaving the European Union without a deal, and parliament needs to reach a decision to stop this in the next two weeks, business secretary Greg Clark said in a newspaper interview on Saturday. Britain’s Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark leaves Downing Street in London, Britain January…

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UK would regret no-deal Brexit ‘for ever’ – business secretary

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain would permanently regret leaving the European Union without a deal, and parliament needs to reach a decision to stop this in the next two weeks, business minister Greg Clark said in a newspaper interview on Saturday. An anti-Brexit protester demonstrates outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, London, Britain January 29,…

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UK government begins ‘serious work’ on UK staying in EU customs union – The Independent

Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls(Reuters) – British officials have begun “serious work” on the UK staying in a permanent EU customs union as a way to rescue the Brexit deal, the Independent newspaper reported on Friday. Preparations for the customs union are underway…