NB my Editor is away at conference so updates will appear in comments section thru the day.
Repeating some of the links from the comments section posted on Friday for anyone who missed them.
Brexit Countdown? https://www.scer.scot/database/ident-11902
Readout following this weekend’s #Brexit technical talks:
Chris Giles is the economic editor for the FT says
if we’re moving towards a fudged NI backstop Brexit deal with a standard UK free trade agreement, thread on the economic effects
tl:dr Johnson’s is a much HARDER Brexit than May’s
– UK government thinks this will end up making us ALL £2,250 A YEAR POORER
Here’s the latest on the Brexit negotiations:
EU sources downplay prospects of breakthrough in Brexit talks
1/ A few clips from this week’s @CommonsHomeAffs with Dr Anna Jerzewska & Sam Lowe. ‘On customs *Johnson’s proposals* we are accepting there is going to be a border *between NI-IRE* and there are going to be checks.’ @SamLowe muses on the appropriateness of this approach.
As we wait for white smoke to rise in Brussels, there’s lots in the Sunday papers to mull over…starting with this nugget from @ShippersUnbound about how Northern Irish security fears pushed @BorisJohnson into pinning his ears back and going for a deal…
The economic impact of Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposals: UK out of customs union, plus at most a minimal “Canada-minus” FTA, means GDP hit of up to 7%, and fiscal cost of up to £50 billion. Our new report, out now:
If the House of Commons were to approve a withdrawal agreement on 19 October, and there was no extension, we would have No Deal on 31 October. Here’s why. THREAD.
Dr Jennifer Cassidy confronts Richard Tice
Article from July In British PM Race, a Former Russian Tycoon Quietly Wields Influence
The second ERG amendment made it unlawful for Northern Ireland to enter a separate customs territory from UK. Boris Johnson will have to find a Commons majority to repeal/amend the trade bill if his new Brexit plan is going to fly.
From ‘Help!’ to Imagine in the Brexit process.
Week in Review: Govt’s Oct 31st campaign the pinnacle of Brexit weirdness
“The idea that Brexit is an anti-elite project is a nonsense.”
Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal would make people worse off than Theresa May’s
On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to former alleged MI6 spy in Al-Qaeda Aimen Dean about the Turkish invasion of Northern Syria controlled by Kurdish groups………….
Boris Johnson accused of using Queen’s Speech to rig result of next electionhttp://archive.fo/XzbOB
Not for publication: A letter from the Rt Horrible Boris Johnson MP:
GIULIANI’S UKRAINE GOONS, LEV PARNAS AND IGOR FRUMAN, ARRESTED TRYING TO FLEE THE U.S.
Warning – distressing to watch
EXCLUSIVE: TURKEY ATTACKS US SPECIAL FORCES IN SYRIA, APPARENTLY BY MISTAKE