Pound volatile on Brexit deal advice

Image copyright Getty Images The pound is volatile ahead of Tuesday evening’s Commons vote on the prime minister’s Brexit deal. Earlier it sank after the government’s senior law officer said the legal risk of the UK being tied to EU rules after Brexit “remains unchanged”.Currency traders fear the attorney general’s advice means Theresa May’s revised…


Pro-Brexit Conservative group say they will not vote for May’s Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) – An influential pro-Brexit faction of members of parliament in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives said on Tuesday it would not be voting for her Brexit deal as the assurances received from the European Union did not meet the tests the government set itself. The European Research Group said the verdict of its…


Brexit assurances significantly reduce risk of being trapped in backstop – Cox

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Attorney General Geoffrey Cox arrives at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, October 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – The assurances Prime Minister Theresa May won from the European Union on her Brexit deal late on Monday make “significant reductions” in the risk of Britain being trapped in the so-called backstop,…