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Post-Brexit migrant salary plans ‘would hit Wales harder‘ – Hanahan Herald

Post-Brexit migrant salary plans ‘would hit Wales harder‘ – Hanahan Herald | Press coverage | Scoop.it

"A proposed post-Brexit salary threshold for migrants would hit Wales harder than the rest of the UK, a leading economist has warned. Prof Jonathan Portes said the possible hit to the manufacturing sector"

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Professor Jonathan Portes comments on the threat Brexit might pose to the manufacturing sector in this Hanahan Herald piece.

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Members 'won't mention Theresa May on doorsteps' as Tories prepare for election drubbing

Members 'won't mention Theresa May on doorsteps' as Tories prepare for election drubbing | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Theresa May is now so unpopular with swathes of her own party that some Tory members won’t mention her by name on the doorstep or have ruled out…
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Professor Sir John Curtice features in this Scottish Herald piece, commenting on the damage that the government's inability to deliver Brexit is having on the Conservative Party.

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Bloomberg - Britain Turns to Politics of Protest as Brexit Drift Persists

Bloomberg - Britain Turns to Politics of Protest as Brexit Drift Persists | Press coverage | Scoop.it

“The government is completely constipated with Brexit and it needs some treatment.” This was the professional medical opinion of Alex Armitage, a pediatrician who this week took time to join the mass climate change protest in central London with his young son.

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“The story is simple,” says John Curtice, quoted in this article. “Not all, but the vast bulk of the drop is from people who voted to leave, and the party is being punished for not delivering.”

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Brexit LATEST: Theresa May SHUNNED by Tory party in election campaign - 'She's TOXIC!' | Politics | News

Brexit LATEST: Theresa May SHUNNED by Tory party in election campaign - 'She's TOXIC!' | Politics | News | Press coverage | Scoop.it
TORY councillors will not mention Theresa May’s name on voters’ doorsteps ahead of the local elections next month due to voters associating it with ‘betrayal’ as the UK's Prime Minister has still failed to pass a withdrawal agreement in Parliament.
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Our senior fellow Professor Sir John Curtice comments: “Failing to deliver Brexit is now doing serious damage to the Conservatives’ electoral prospects.”

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The Human Wedge in a Fracturing U.K. Conservative Party - The New York Times

The Human Wedge in a Fracturing U.K. Conservative Party - The New York Times | Press coverage | Scoop.it
While others dive for cover, Mark Francois is loudly campaigning for a no-deal Brexit that few still defend — and helping splinter the Tories.
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This NYT feature on Mark Francois and the future of the Conservative Party quotes the UK in a Changing Europe's Dr Alan Wager.

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Why Labour's leader has to perform a Brexit balancing act | Politics | The Guardian

Why Labour's leader has to perform a Brexit balancing act | Politics | The Guardian | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Party’s clash of political visions means Corbyn must tread a fine line on Europe
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Heather Stewart's long read quotes Professor Anand Menon on Labour's 'constructive ambiguity' on Brexit.

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Brexit latest: Tories poised for Brexiteer TAKEOVER as thousands sign up for PM choice | Politics | News

Brexit latest: Tories poised for Brexiteer TAKEOVER as thousands sign up for PM choice | Politics | News | Press coverage | Scoop.it
A MASSIVE surge to join the Conservative Party has prompted fears that Brexit activists are signed up in a bid to pick a new Prime Minister.
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"Sir John Curtice suggested the Brexit Party and Ukip combined may fail to secure a substantial majority at the European elections despite the growing dissent toward Theresa May for her decision to further extend Brexit."

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Local elections 2019: When are they and what will we learn after the polls close?

Local elections 2019: When are they and what will we learn after the polls close? | Press coverage | Scoop.it
With the date for the local council elections looming, we take a look at when the vote is, who is expected to do well and who could have a night to forget.
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Commenting on the upcoming local council elections across England, Professor John Curtice is featured in this Telegraph analysis.

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Conservatives face being swept from power with loss of 60 seats in a general election, poll

Conservatives face being swept from power with loss of 60 seats in a general election, poll | Press coverage | Scoop.it
The Conservative Party faces being swept from power by Jeremy Corbyn with the loss of nearly 60 seats in the event of a general election, according to new polling.
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Professor Sir John Curtice comments on polling suggesting the Conservatives have dipped in the polls, and a general election now could hand power to Labour.

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Jeremy Corbyn 'would win a general election' as Conservatives face losing 60 seats over Brexit | Daily

Jeremy Corbyn 'would win a general election' as Conservatives face losing 60 seats over Brexit | Daily | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Experts warned that voters disaffected by Mrs May's failure to bring Britain out of the EU by the March 29 deadline will flock to pro-Leave parties such as Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party.
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The Conservatives have lost some of their support among eurosceptics to UKIP and the newly-founded Brexit Party, polling suggests.

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Tories on course to lose 60 seats amid turmoil over Brexit, poll finds

Tories on course to lose 60 seats amid turmoil over Brexit, poll finds | Press coverage | Scoop.it
The Tories are on course for a crushing 60-seat loss after Theresa May failed to deliver Brexit on time, according to a new analysis.
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Polling shows the Conservatives losing ground in a general election, to the benefit primarily of the Labour Party.

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Plotters, chancers and puffed up egomaniacs have made Brexit a new Game of Groans - Mail Opinion - Daily Record

Plotters, chancers and puffed up egomaniacs have made Brexit a new Game of Groans - Mail Opinion - Daily Record | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Mail Opinion argues that Brexit's ludicrous plot twists having you beginning to long for the lot of them to be eaten by a gang of marauding zombies.
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The European Parliament elections are set to be a nightmare for the main parties and opportunity for smaller and newer ones.

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Shame, sadness in UK as Brexit reveals Parliament's flaws | Daily

Shame, sadness in UK as Brexit reveals Parliament's flaws | Daily | Press coverage | Scoop.it
LONDON (AP) - As a symbol of the woes of Britain's Brexit-era democracy, it could hardly be bettered. Lawmakers had to be sent home in mid-debate las
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Parliament's inability to find a way to deliver Brexit that commands majority support reflects the division across the country.

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Tory MP wants the party to BOYCOTT the European elections amid predictions of a bloodbath at the polls

Tory MP wants the party to BOYCOTT the European elections amid predictions of a bloodbath at the polls | Press coverage | Scoop.it
A TORY MP yesterday suggested the party should boycott the looming European Parliament elections amid predictions of a bloodbath at the polls. Sir Bernard Jenkin warned that he is finding it “very …
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Professor Sir John Curtice says the Conservatives have "the most to lose" in upcoming European Parliament elections, a view shared by some Tory MPs.

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We can cast a vote for tolerance at this election | Scotland | The Sunday Times

We can cast a vote for tolerance at this election | Scotland | The Sunday Times | Press coverage | Scoop.it
One of the oddest features of the UK’s current Brexit limbo is the sight of government ministers throwing up their hands in horror at the prospect of an election. Elections are the lifeblood of democracy and are there to be embraced, not avoided. Theresa May has done everything in her power to preven
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UK in a Changing Europe analysis on the length of time it is likely to take to resolve Brexit legislation before the UK can leave the EU features in this piece in the Times.

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'Toxic' Theresa: Tory election candidates avoid mentioning May's name on doorsteps after Brexit 'betrayal'

'Toxic' Theresa: Tory election candidates avoid mentioning May's name on doorsteps after Brexit 'betrayal' | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Tory councillors are refusing to mention Theresa May’s name on doorsteps ahead of next month’s local elections because voters associate it with “betrayal”.
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Professor Sir John Curtice's analysis is cited in this piece on the state of the Conservative Party and their chances in upcoming European Parliament elections.

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Brexit latest: End of Theresa May - 40-50 Tory chairmen in plot to oust PM in new coup | UK | News

Brexit latest: End of Theresa May - 40-50 Tory chairmen in plot to oust PM in new coup | UK | News | Press coverage | Scoop.it
THERESA MAY could be ousted within weeks thanks to a little-known process never before used by the Conservative Party which would allow “angry and frustrated” grassroots Tories to call for a no-confidence vote.
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Dr Alan Wager, a researcher for the UK in a Changing Europe think tank, expressed a similar opinion, saying: “It’s likely to take several months to pass the bill, given how long comparable legislation has taken to pass historically".

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John Curtice, a professor of political science at Strathclyde university, has been tracking polling data since the referendum. “I would have to say the most remarkable thing about the whole process is that in many respects little has changed.”

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Brexit: Theresa May warned she has ‘no chance’ of passing deal in time to stop European elections

Brexit: Theresa May warned she has ‘no chance’ of passing deal in time to stop European elections | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Theresa May has “no chance” of passing her Brexit deal in time to pull the UK out of the European parliament elections and avoid a likely devastating defeat, experts have concluded.
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Dr Alan Wager comments on the likelihood of the government being able to avoid having to hold European elections.

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Post-Brexit migrant salary plans ‘would hit Wales harder‘ – Hanahan Herald

Post-Brexit migrant salary plans ‘would hit Wales harder‘ – Hanahan Herald | Press coverage | Scoop.it

"A proposed post-Brexit salary threshold for migrants would hit Wales harder than the rest of the UK, a leading economist has warned. Prof Jonathan Portes said the possible hit to the manufacturing sector"

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Professor Jonathan Portes comments on the threat Brexit might pose to the manufacturing sector in this Hanahan Herald piece.

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Polling guru makes SHOCK prediction for European election – and it will anger Brexiteers | UK | News

Polling guru makes SHOCK prediction for European election – and it will anger Brexiteers | UK | News | Press coverage | Scoop.it
POLLING expert Sir John Curtice suggested the Brexit Party and Ukip combined may fail to secure a substantial majority at the European elections despite the growing dissent toward Theresa May for her decision to further extend Brexit.
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Professor John Curtice's analysis of the European Parliament elections is quoted in this Express article.

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Brexit cannot define us, says PM May's deputy as ratings dip - Reuters

Brexit cannot define us, says PM May's deputy as ratings dip - Reuters | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Britain's ruling Conservative Party cannot let itself be defined solely by Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy said on Sunday, as polling showed failure to leave the European Union on schedule has badly damaged its support.
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Analysis of polling hints at frustration among Leave voters at the Conservative government's failure to deliver Brexit, says Professor Sir John Curtice.

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Brexit news: Jeremy Corbyn could become Prime Minister as Tories face huge seat loss | Politics | News

Brexit news: Jeremy Corbyn could become Prime Minister as Tories face huge seat loss | Politics | News | Press coverage | Scoop.it
JEREMY CORBYN is on course to become Prime Minister according to new polling analysis.
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Professor Sir John Curtice comments on polling suggesting the Conservatives would fare poorly in a general election, enough to deliver Jeremy Corbyn the keys to Number 10.

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Theresa May should quit next month says former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith - Mirror Online

Theresa May should quit next month says former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith - Mirror Online | Press coverage | Scoop.it

It comes after the Prime Minister's shattered authority suffered a fresh blow as a major study showed Jeremy Corbyn
heading for No 10.

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In an article on the Conservative Party's divisions over Europe, Professor Sir John Curtice comments on polling showing some Leave voters are abandoning the Conservatives for UKIP or the Brexit Party.

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Tories face 60 seat loss amid Brexit backlash as 'Corbyn bound for No 10'

Tories face 60 seat loss amid Brexit backlash as 'Corbyn bound for No 10' | Press coverage | Scoop.it
Jeremy Corbyn is on course to sweep into No 10 after Theresa May failed to deliver on her promise to take the UK out of the EU by March 29, a major polling analysis reveals.
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John Curtice comments on a poll of polls suggesting that Labour could become the largest party in the House of Commons in the event of a general election.

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Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope

Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope | Press coverage | Scoop.it
With the U.K. tearing its hair out over Brexit confusion, Scotland's government is biding its time as it prepares for the ultimate prize — independen
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The effects of Brexit could be pervasive and far-reaching, but will it include the end of the Union? The prospect of Scottish independence could raise its head again.

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