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Tag: Steve Baker MP

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 07:20 UTC

    Quick review of Brexit events and possible outcomes

    May came to power shortly after the Brexit vote, promising to be a steady hand in the negotiations.

    A huge political fight has erupted in the UK government over Brexit, Britain’s controversial decision to break away from the European Union, and it could bring down Prime Minister Theresa May. In the last 24 hours, three members of May's cabinet — Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, Brexit Minister David Davis, and the minister for the Department for Exiting the EU, Steve Baker — quit the government in protest over May’s handling of negotiations with the European Union.

  • Wednesday, June 15th 2016 - 07:54 UTC

    Brexit debate escalates: Remains warn of a fiscal “black hole”; Vote Leave slams “hysterical prophecies”

    Chancellor Osborne will share a stage with his Labour predecessor, Lord Darling, setting out £30bn of “illustrative” tax rises and spending cuts

    UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne says he will have to slash public spending and increase taxes in an emergency Budget to tackle a £30bn “black hole” if the UK votes to leave the European Union. The chancellor will say this could include raising income and inheritance taxes and cutting the NHS budget.