Brexit: UK divorce bill offer worth up to 50 billion euros

After weeks of turmoil. British government has offered 50 billion euros (£44 billion) to pay its costs of EU withdraw.  According to BBC’s political editor, Laura Kuensberg; there has been no final agreement on a number but the offer was given a “broad welcome” by Brussels.

It end a dealock among London and Brussels over that.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the UK would make a “fair offer” to help break the current deadlock.

“Now is the moment to get the whole ship off the rocks and move it forwards,” he said during a trip to Ivory Coast, where he is attending a meeting of European and African leaders.

Mr Johnson said he would “not get into the figures” but said all sides wanted to see progress to the next phase of negotiations and discussions on a transition and future relationship.

Speaking in Berlin on Wednesday, the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said “we are not there” and negotiations were continuing.

Conclusion: More troubles among Britons and Europeans over Brexit issues.


UK: Conservatives and Unionists reach a deal over minority government

After weeks of intense talks. British Prime Minister Theresa May stays in power after a deal between conservatives and North-Irish Unionist DUP party. Their Chief-Whips signs a pact which DUP supports a Tory minority government and issues like confidence vote and Brexit.

DUP leader and Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster said the “wide-ranging” pact was “good for Northern Ireland and the UK” but one critic said it was a “straight bung”.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the deal was “clearly not in the national interest”, and Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams said it enabled a “Tory Brexit which threatens the Good Friday Agreement”.

Conclusion: This is a confuse and weak government lead by May.

UK:Jeremy Corbyn said Clive Lewis quitting not a disaster

After UK’ House of Commons approves Brexit Bill. The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faces another row after Shadow Business Secretary Clive Lewis has stepped down yesterday. In interview to BBC Breakfast. Corbyn said Clive Lewis to vote against the Brexit bill was “not a disaster”.

But Mr Corbyn told to BBC that Labour had been right to “respect” the result of last year’s EU referendum.

He dismissed as “fake news” and “absolute nonsense” suggestions that he was considering his own future as Labour leader.

Conclusion: Turmoil times for Labour Party.

New old labour

Labour party is in crisis for not get overall majority on Westminster  if it wins the general elections on next May. Labour leader Ed Miliband still unpopular because he no carismatic or a great idea which reshape UK politics. The fears of another hung parliament scares Tories, Labour and Lib Dem despite the rises of eurosceptic UKIP, Scottish National Party (SNP), welsh nationalists like Plaid Cyrum and Green Party.

The latest from the party is calling the former deputy PM John Prescott. He is essential to avoid wipe out Labour on Northern England overhelmingly UKIP. Miliband appoints him as chief-negotiator on climate change summit in Paris on next December if Labour wins general elections. Prescott has leave the House of Commons in 2010 and he was a great figure of New Labour behind Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.

In his column on Sunday Mirror, he said: “My brief is to raise ambition on this crucial issue and I am proud to help the man I hope will be the next prime minister so that together we can help the next generation.” Prescott want to go back for politics to save Labour Party from a disaster on May. Miliband still unpopular until now because he don’t recognises the legacy of New Labour.

This words is a bridge among new Labour and Ed Miliband. Speaking on Labour conference in 2011, Miliband said: I’m not Tony Blair. The centre-left is pursuit their origins without go back to the past. Miliband want his kind of New Labour conquers the minds of unhappy britons. It’s a tough duty for him. He gambles on NHS while Conservative PM David Cameron uses economy like his legacy.

As Gordon Brown don’t run for a seat and Tony Blair don’t taken part on politics since his departure from Downing Street in 2007. The new labour gains a final push on the longest political campaing in British history. Miliband needs supports from the centre supportes like moderate politicians or business leaders. The first step was made when he called Prescott to help him. It’s a new old Labour.

UK: Eurosceptic Tory MPs rule out further UKIP defections despite Cameron fury

UK lives a battle among UKIP and Tories. After Conservative MP Douglas Carswell has defected to UKIP. Many Tories MPs considers to ruled out of the party to UKIP. The move is consider because conservative prime minister David Cameron to be hesitant in EU membership negotiations. The agreement should be approved by referendum in 2017.

Among defectors are euroceptics MPs Peter Bone, Stewart Jackson, Nadine Dorries, Mark Pritchard, John Baron, Bill Cash, Bernard Jenkin and Jacob-Rees Mogg. UKIP leader, Nigel Farage said further defections were likely if Mr Carswell won the by-election in his Clacton seat.

Speaking in his constituency in Clacton, Carswell said he had a “phenomenal amount of support” since announcing his decision, adding there had been a “real shift in opinion locally”.

He added: “I could lose. There is a risk in this. I am putting my principles on the table.”

Therefore, David Cameron said he wants a by-election in Clacton as soon as possible and plans “to go early to Clacton” to campaign.

The election in Clacton is hold on 1 October, before the conservative annual conference.

Conclusion: The war between conservatives and UKIP has started.

UK: Boris Johnson to seek 2015 Commons return for Cameron happiness

UK is prepare 2015 general elections. So, conservatives are very glad with Londoner mayor Boris Johnson. He announces his intentions to dispute a seat it on house of commons. The news has hailed by the prime minister David Cameron on Twitter.

Cameron- on holiday in Portugal- Tweeted: “Great news that Boris plans to stand at next year’s general election – I’ve always said I want my star players on the pitch.”

he told the BBC’s James Landale: “I think it’s highly unlikely that that will happen because there’s no vacancy. I think David Cameron has been a brilliant prime minister.”

On BBC Radio 4’s World at One, he added: “When David Cameron finally steps down, in 2030 or whenever, it may be that there’s a vacancy, but it will probably be filled by a person who’s a teenager now.”

Conclusion: Londoners and conservative are very happy with this, less Labour party.

UK: UKIP to be serious players at general election- Farage says

UK has a small earthquake on Thursday night. After polls closed on local elections in England and Northern Ireland. The anti-EU UKIP party gains 157 seats on local councils across the country. It’s a great result for the party, mainly for its leader Nigel Farage. He said the “UKIP fox is in the Westminster hen house” after it gained more than 150 council seats. According to BBC projected national share of the vote suggests UKIP would have scored 17% in a Britain-wide election. Labour would have got 31% of the vote, ahead of Conservatives on 29% with the Liberal Democrats on 13%. UKIP no gain any local council yet. What’s it means: UKIP is a nightmare for LibDems, Tories and Labour.