Ministers spend £100m on Brexit consultant contracts

The government has agreed contracts worth £104m for outside help on Brexit, according to analysis for the BBC. Since the EU referendum, Whitehall has hired companies to do consultancy work to prepare for the UK’s EU exit. Companies with the most valuable Brexit contracts include Boston Consulting Group, PWC and Deloitte, according to More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Brexit: Greg Clark, Amber Rudd and David Gauke issue delay warning

Brexit should be delayed if Parliament does not approve a deal in the coming days, three cabinet ministers have warned publicly for the first time. Ahead of crucial votes in the Commons, Greg Clark, Amber Rudd More...

By SLPundit On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Trump announces Kelly Knight Craft as UN ambassador pick

President Donald Trump has announced that he plans to nominate Kelly Knight Craft for the country’s vacant post of United Nations envoy. Ms Knight Craft is currently the US ambassador to Canada. She will More...

By SLPundit On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Trump Vows Veto as Democrats Launch Resolution to Stop Border Emergency

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday on a resolution aimed at stopping President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on the border with Mexico, Speaker Nancy More...

By SLPundit On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Axios: Monday Travel Will Leave Pelosi Top Official in US

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will simultaneously be out of the country next week, creating a "rare and unusual" situation, according to a new report. Axios reported that with Trump More...

By SLPundit On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Robert Kraft: New England Patriots owner charged in sex sting

Media playback is unsupported on your device The billionaire owner of the New England Patriots has been charged with soliciting prostitution in a Florida massage parlour, police say. Robert Kraft, More...

By SLPundit On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Klobuchar to Meet With Jimmy Carter, Stacey Abrams

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., is swinging through Georgia on Friday as she campaigns for president and plans to meet with former President Jimmy Carter. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Klobuchar is More...

By SLPundit On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Hoda Muthana: Father of IS bride sues US to allow her return

The father of an Alabama college student who left the US to join the Islamic State (IS) group is suing the government over her right to return. Ahmed Ali Muthana filed the lawsuit Thursday, accusing the Trump More...

By SLPundit On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Today on the Justin and Jody show

Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign-up at the bottom of the page to get it delivered straight to your inbox. Congratulations if you had “Canada’s More...

By SLPundit On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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The breakdown on breakaway MPs

[unable to retrieve full-text content] MPs from the Tories and Labour have resigned and formed a new political group, but what do they want? BBC News – UK Politics  More...