Streaming issues? Report here
Abongile Nzelenzele 2019 1500 BW
Early Breakfast with Abongile Nzelenzele
04:00 - 06:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto
See full line-up
Early Breakfast with Abongile Nzelenzele
04:00 - 06:00
Home
arrow_forward
Politics

Next prime minister has only 100 days to decide on Brexit

1 July 2019 2:07 PM
Tags:
Brexit
UK
divorce-deal
EWN UK correspondent Gavin Grey discusses options the two candidates have.

Former British Prime Minister Theresa May was not able to push through the Brexit deal until she resigned.

Now the two contenders to succeed her, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, are hardening their attitudes to the European Union (EU).

RELATED: What are the implications for trade between SA and the UK if Brexit goes ahead?

To discuss Brexit, Ray White on the Xolani Gwala Show chats to Eye Witness News UK correspondent Gavin Grey.

It would appear that both candidates are now suggesting that £39bn divorce bill won't be forthcoming if a deal is not achieved by the time that they want it.

Gavin Grey, UK correspondent - EWN

He adds that when the next prime minister takes over, they will have 100 days before the 31 August Brexit deadline to make a decision.

They are both saying yes if we don't get this sort of deal from the EU we might either forgo the entire divorce bill or part of it.

Gavin Grey, UK correspondent - EWN

Grey says there is different legal advice with one saying that there is nothing forcing the UK to pay the divorce bill and others saying that the UK should be forced to pay something.

Listen below to the full interview:


This article first appeared on 702 : Next prime minister has only 100 days to decide on Brexit


1 July 2019 2:07 PM
Tags:
Brexit
UK
divorce-deal

More from Politics

180523-kimi-makwetu-edjpg

'Irregular expenditure increased by R62.6bn and Free State gets no clean audits'

20 November 2019 1:34 PM

EWN parliamentary correspondent Gaye Davis gives an update on the Kimi Makwetu's audit results of government departments.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

180524funzela-ngobenigif

Ngobeni 'hopeful' that parties will support his nomination as Joburg mayor

20 November 2019 1:28 PM

MMC for Finance in Johannesburg Funzela Ngobeni has been fielded by the DA to take over from Herman Mashaba.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

union-building.jpg

[LISTEN] Is coalition government the future for South Africa? Pundits discuss

20 November 2019 10:26 AM

Daily Maverick journalist Rebecca Davis and political analyst Dr Ralph Mathekga discuss shifts in the political landscape in SA.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

SAA

Workers abandoning the strike are being intimidated – SAA

20 November 2019 9:12 AM

The SACAA says SAA is safe, despite union claims to the contrary. SAA is taking legal action, says board member Martin Kingston.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

190409windejpg

Independent power for Western Cape not a done deal yet, explains Premier Winde

19 November 2019 5:16 PM

Minister Gwede Mantashe has committed to meeting with the Western Cape and other provincial legislatures to discuss the matter.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191119frankjpg

Chikane told Maseko to ignore Zuma's orders to assist Guptas, inquiry hears

19 November 2019 1:39 PM

EWN reporter Barry Bateman gives an update on the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Gavin Watson

How Gavin Watson's Bosasa - born from ANC Women’s League – captured the State

19 November 2019 11:29 AM

Bruce Whitfield interviews News24 Editor Adriaan Basson, author of "Blessed by Bosasa - Inside Gavin Watson's State Capture Cult".

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191118peterjpg

[LISTEN] Peter Hain details complicity of international banks in state capture

18 November 2019 2:07 PM

Hain took to the stand on Monday to testify about how domestic corruption was facilitated on the global stage.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

20180406 John Steenhuisen

Steenhuisen can't ignore the question of race - Ralph Mathekga

18 November 2019 1:49 PM

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga gives his take on John Steenhuisen's appointment as Democratic Alliance interim leader.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Zimbabwe flag

'Sanctions on Zimbabwe are symptoms of bigger political problem'

18 November 2019 1:26 PM

Former Zimbabwean politician, Professor Arthur Mutambara weighs in on a symposium aimed at helping the country's economy recover.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward