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Expats to lose bank accounts due to Brexit

It’s been announced in the UK press today that Expats will lose their bank accounts due to Brexit. The banks are Barclaycard, Coutts and Lloyds Bank. These banks have been contacting their customers to advise that as part of Brexit withdrawal agreements, they will not be allowed to remain customers of …

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Parthenon Marbles Clause in potential Brexit Deal?

Today shock news was announced that as part of the Brexit trade deals a clause dubbed as the “Elgin Marbles Clause**” may have been added to post Brexit trade deals by the EU. These discussions were said to have taken place at a meeting today and if true the clause …

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Brexit; December General Election

UK MPs are currently debating in regards to an early General Election Bill At present it’s looking highly likely that the General Election will be held on the 12th December but current discussions taking place are to whether it can be held earlier on the 9th December depending on a …

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Brexit Flextension agreed to 31 January 2020

The EU have agreed to a three month Brexit extension with 31 January 2020 being cited as the “new leave date”. In a tweet, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council stated “ The EU27 has agreed that it will accept the UK’s request for a Brexit flextention 31 January …

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Brexit – more votes and more confusion!

MPs have met in the House of Parliament to participate in two votes relating to Brexit. After these two votes MPs have decided that the Brexit Bill Timetable has been rejected by a majority of 14 votes. The votes were: Yes – 308 No – 322 This means that Brexit …

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MPs vote to delay approval of Brexit Deal

  UK MPs have been sitting in Parliament today in order to debate the Brexit deal struck between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the EU. With barely two weeks to go, the UK are due to leave the EU on 31 October 2019, and many MPs spoke today on whether …

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Brexit, is a deal about to be struck?

We have been reporting on Brexit for group members ever since the referendum took place three and a half years ago. Always a contentious issue, the Brexit deadline is only two weeks away, but as yet there’s still no confirmed deal. Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister has been in discussions …

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Suspension of Parliament unlawful

This morning the Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the decision to suspend parliament until 14 October by the UK Prime Minister was unlawful Eleven Supreme Court justices looked at the legality by the Prime Minister to prorogue parliament, for an extended period. The Prime Minister also gave advice to the …

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Changes to UK passport expiry dates – No Deal Brexit

There will be changes to UK passport expiry dates in the event of a No Deal Brexit on 31 October 2019. The new rules will apply to any travel made after the 31 October in the event of the UK leaving under a No Deal scenario. UK passports will have …

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No-deal extension on Air travel.

In a the case of a “no – deal” Brexit Uk airlines will continue to travel into EU countries. For now the scenario is that the European Commission has extended its previous decision until 24th October, 2020. “With eight weeks to go until the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European …

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