Britain would not get a better deal on trade or financial services by voting to leave the EU, the UK’s European commissioner, Jonathan Hill, has said.
The government’s plan to send a pro-remain leaflet to every household in the UK faced further criticism over the weekend after it was promoted in an advert on Facebook.
Sajid Javid will address MPs about the crisis in the steel industry as a deal securing thousands of jobs at Tata’s Scunthorpe plant is expected to be secured.
Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and other leading figures campaigning for Britain to leave the EU could be offered senior cabinet roles after June’s referendum, under plans being considered by the prime minister.
Convincing the British public to remain in the European Union should be the overriding priority for our political leadership this year. Britain’s economic strength, jobs and trade, our quality of life and our long-term security are all on the ballot paper in the June referendum.
Senior Labour MPs are calling on Jeremy Corbyn to “step up his efforts” in the campaign to keep the UK in the European Union amid mounting concern in the party that he is failing to argue the case with sufficient passion.
John McDonnell has said he is “furious” about a briefing note from Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign team that listed 13 Labour MPs who had supposedly abused their party leader, saying he had apologised and would meet the MPs in question.
The words just wouldn’t come. On Monday, Theresa May had tried to find a way of paying tribute to David Cameron but had managed to come up with little more than: “He was OK if you like that kind of thing, I suppose.”