Latest news on Brexit developments and trade deals as the UK leaves the EU.
Latest Brexit news
- The Independent
The European Commission has dismissed a demand by senior Tories to rewrite the Brexit withdrawal agreement to reduce the amount of cash Britain has to pay the EU.Brexiteers including Iain Duncan Smith have claimed that the financial liabilities signed up to by Boris Johnson in the agreement were too great, that the treaty “costs too much” and “denies us true national independence”.
- PA Media: UK News
The letter reiterates that ministers will not be asking for an extension to the transition period past December 31.
- Yahoo Finance UK
Some UK firms face another round of stockpiling in the run-up to the end of the Brexit transition period.
- Evening Standard
The number of Britons moving to European countries has risen by 30 per cent since the Brexit referendum, according to a new study.Migration from the UK to EU states averaged 56,832 people per year from 2008-15, but climbed to 73,642 a year from 2016-18, according to a joint research project between the Oxford-in-Berlin partnership and the WZB Social Science Centre, also in Berlin, which studied OECD and Eurostat data.
- The Guardian
Tuesday briefing: Britons flee Brexit by the thousandsRecord numbers emigrating to regain EU citizenship rights … tarnished ex-king to leave Spain … and the future of Extinction Rebellion