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Brexit Briefing No.11

With the fallout from a private dinner and the Prime Minister's update to the House of Commons, this week Brexit was dominated by the after effects of last week's European Council summit.

New fertiliser rules risk food price increase

West Midlands MEP Daniel Dalton has condemned controversial new regulations for agricultural fertilisers that ignore expert opinion and will raise costs for both farmers and producers.

Brexit Briefing No.10

Acceleration is the mot du jour this week after the Prime Minister made a trip to Brussels on Monday with David Davis for dinner with Jean Claude Juncker and Michel Barnier.

Brexit Briefing No.9

This week saw Theresa May clash with Jeremy Corbyn on the Brexit negotiations amidst increased speculation that there could be no deal at all with the EU as the latest round of Brexit talks between Michel Barnier and David Davis and their teams ended in “disturbing deadlock”.

WTO schedules - what do they really mean

Last week news emerged that the joint UK/EU attempt to solve the issue of World Trade Organisation (WTO) ‘schedules’ relating to tariff rate quotas had been rejected by other WTO members.

Brexit Briefing No.8

The fragile Spanish state imploded this week, Conservative Party conference saw greater unity on the government's Brexit approach and whilst the Prime Minister struggled with her vocal chords, the European Parliament resorted to shouting loudly in an attempt to make its voice heard on the Europea