Plight of EU nationals seeking UK residency to be investigated

Exclusive: Taskforce will assess cases where citizens trying to secure status have hit ‘bureaucratic wall’ since Brexit vote The European parliament is to investigate the British government’s treatment of EU nationals living in the UK who have applied for citizenship or permanent residency since the Brexit vote. Sophie in ‘t Veld, a deputy leader of the liberal group in the parliament, told...

Rebel Tories demand more say on Brexit as May loses supreme court fight

David Davis warns pro-remain MPs not to ‘thwart the will of the people’, with article 50 bill likely to be published within days A historic ruling by the supreme court forced Theresa May to give parliament a vote on Brexit, but rebellious MPs from her own party want more of a say over plans to quit the single market and customs union. Judges from the highest court in the land decided by eight to...

Brexit: government will introduce article 50 bill ‘within days’ following supreme court ruling – live

Rolling coverage of the supreme court Brexit article 50 judgment, with reaction and analysis Supreme court says MPs must have a vote on triggering article 50 Why the supreme court said MPs should get a vote – Extract Why the supreme court said Scotland should not get a veto – Extract Starmer on what Labour is demanding Guardian panel verdict on supreme court judgment 2.59pm GMT The centrist...

Lawyers warn May against short Brexit bill if supreme court says vote is needed

PM and Brexit secretary are advised not to put single-clause bill to MPs because it could result in further court appeals Government lawyers have warned Theresa May that drawing up a very short piece of legislation in response to Tuesday’s supreme court ruling on whether MPs should be given a vote on Brexit may not be adequate. The Guardian understands that legal advice to the prime minister and...

Theresa May’s industrial plan signals shift to more state intervention

Prime minister’s offer of support to five key sectors will exploit post-Brexit lifting of EU state aid rules Theresa May will signal an era of greater state intervention in the economy as she launches her industrial strategy with a promise of “sector deals”, a new system of technical education and better infrastructure. The prime minister will publish the strategy at a cabinet meeting in the...

Theresa May pressed on Trump’s ‘sexism’ as US trade talks confirmed

PM refuses to say if she will raise the president’s comments about women during next week’s visit to Washington Theresa May has confirmed she will travel to meet Donald Trump for talks about trade and fighting terrorism, but would not be drawn on suggestions she should raise his “unacceptable” comments about women. Related: Women's March on Washington overshadows Trump's first full...

Theresa May Brexit speech’s shows UK getting ‘more realistic’, says Tusk – Politics live

Rolling coverage of Theresa May’s Brexit speech, with reaction and analysis Theresa May’s Brexit speech – Summary and key extracts Key points from May’s Brexit speech: what have we learned? 5.46pm GMT There is still no direct mention of a new independence referendum, but the SNP’s direction of travel looks fairly clear. Scottish Parliament has just voted – by a clear majority...