The Scottish Government has requested £52 million from a contingency fund to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.
The European Union insisted that a “fully workable and legally operational” solution to the Irish border issue must be included in any Brexit deal, after suggestions from the UK that the details could be worked out after October 31.
Ireland has played down the prospect of a Brexit breakthrough, pointing to a “wide gap” between Boris Johnson’s position and that of the European Union.
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay will meet with the EU’s chief negotiator in Brussels after Jean-Claude Juncker insisted “we can have a deal” before the Halloween deadline.
Jean-Claude Juncker has insisted that “we can have a deal” on Brexit before the Halloween deadline.
The Prime Minister will not be bound by an “artificial deadline” to produce formal written proposals to resolve the Brexit deadlock, the Government has said.
The UK has told Brussels to be flexible and willing to compromise in Brexit talks as Boris Johnson came under further pressure to produce his plan for a deal.
Boris Johnson has warned of “lasting damage” if Brexit is delayed as former prime minister Sir John Major said he would fight the current premier in court.
Boris Johnson has warned of “lasting damage” if Brexit is delayed, as former prime minister Sir John Major said he would fight the current PM in court.
Former prime minister Sir John Major intends to fight Boris Johnson in the courts over his plan to suspend Parliament.
Opponents of Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy appear increasingly confident of finding a way to block a no-deal withdrawal from the European Union on October 31.