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Trump to put extra duties on Aluminium & Steel Imports

POSTED 06/03/2018

1st March 2018 US President Trump said he had decided to levy tariffs of 25 percent on foreign-made steel and 10 percent on aluminum. The EU responded by saying "We will not sit idly while our industry is it with unfair measures that put thousands of European jobs at risk. EU will react firmly."

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Human rights concerns about UK Sanctions Bill.

POSTED 05/03/2018

The UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights (the JCHR, which scrutinises draft legislation on human rights points) has published its report on the Sanctions Bill.

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UK PM Brexit speech calls for compromise

POSTED 02/03/2018

Theresa May calls for Brexit compromise from both sides. UK prime minister also says that access to the EU market will be lower after Brexit. PM speech sets out the five tests for the future partnership with the EU

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Airbus executive asks for clarity on Brexit customs rules

POSTED 02/03/2018

A senior Airbus executive has urged Britain’s government to provide clarity on post-Brexit customs rules as the plane maker faces an immediate rise in spending to start preparing for possible delays in the movement of parts.

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HMRC draft of new VAT regime

POSTED 28/02/2018

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published draft regulations, together with a draft explanatory memorandum and draft VAT Notice, for public comment. The proposed secondary legislation would make changes to the VAT regime, effective from 1 April 2019

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