Prime Minister wants to talk to European leaders about Brexit deal


Meant to avoid the need for customs controls on the island of Ireland, it would see Northern Ireland remain politically in a customs union with the EU but it would be administered by the UK.

If the stalemate is not broken at this point, a law recently passed by the parliament dictates that London must ask the European Union to extend the October 31 deadline to January 31 - a period in which a national election may be held to try to break the Brexit deadlock.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is updating the cabinet on the talks.

"So the £39 billion is not owed under United Kingdom, global or European Union law and that is a pretty big compromise, to be willing to give £39 billion of British taxpayers' money to the European Union to secure a deal". The two sides still remain far from a deal by the 31 October withdrawal deadline.

Amid frantic wrangling, the PM will urge key players including Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Jean-Claude Juncker to strike a bargain that he can sell in Westminster. "That tells you the kind of country he wants Britain to be after Brexit, which is not the kind of country we would want to see come into being".

There will even be Brexit-related laws supposed to ascertain a "fair" immigration system, guarantee sooner entry to new medicines and to open up markets.

Railway reform with a white paper setting out proposals to overtake the present system of franchising and creating a brand new industrial mannequin.

There was anger after it emerged that an anticipated Invoice to guard army veterans of the Northern Eire Troubles from repeated investigations into alleged historic offences appeared to have been dropped.

The leader of the house, Jacob Rees-Mogg, this morning said the prospects of a Brexit deal look more positive than they did last week.

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It's feared hardline Tory Brexiteers might scupper any settlement Mr Johnson is ready to attain, simply as they thwarted Theresa Might's withdrawal settlement 3 times.

Mr Rees-Mogg continued: "We'll have to wait and see what the precise details are - naturally in the middle of a negotiation these matters are extremely sensitive as everyone is compromising to some degree and therefore to give negotiations the best chance of succeeding it's best to be discreet about them".

"He wants to take back control and has dedicated his political career to this noble cause..."

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"The Prime Minister said there was a way forward for a deal that could secure all our interests".

EU officials view the only sure-fire solution as an arrangement that keeps Northern Ireland in the customs union, the so-called backstop.

Negotiators went behind closed doors for intensive talks in Brussels after Johnson outlined a new set of proposals to Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Thursday. "And Boris Johnson knows it very well", Dodds told Italy's La Repubblica newspaper.

It said talks would continue on Monday and European Union negotiator Michel Barnier would update the 27 member states - all except Britain - at a meeting in Luxembourg on Tuesday.