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Tensions flare in cabinet over post-Brexit free movement - The Guardian

Amber Rudd is among those likely to push the prime minister to accept that while free movement will officially end– there should be no immediate move to reduce immigration. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA. Senior Conservative MPs are urging members of ...and more »

No 10 says free movement ends when UK leaves EU - BBC News

Suggestions that freedom of movement will continue after the UK leaves the EU are wrong, Downing Street has said. On Friday, Chancellor Philip Hammond warned full controls could take "some time", prompting speculation free movement may continue in all ...and more »

No 10 contradicts Hammond over 'off the shelf' Brexit transition deal - The Guardian

Philip Hammond is thought to feel there is not enough time for the UK to negotiate a bespoke transitional deal. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images. Downing Street has said that the UK will not seek an “off-the-shelf” model for a post ...and more »

Shape the contours of Brexit Britain's final destination - Financial Times

What took them so long? The UK government has spent more than a year figuring out something that was blindingly obvious the day after the Brexit referendum: it will be impossible to move to a new role outside of the EU without a significant transition ...and more »

Liam Fox denies cabinet has agreed immigration stance in Brexit transition - The Times

The international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has caused a fresh cabinet rift over immigration by insisting that the continuation of free movement after 2019 would “not keep faith” with the referendum result. In an interview with The Sunday Times, Fox ...and more »

While May's away: Hammond leads cabinet reshuffle on Brexit policy - The Guardian

One senior Tory said: 'There is no doubt Philip is feeling more confident. Amber is flexing her muscles as well'. Composite: Getty. Theresa May was buying sunglasses in Italy, Boris Johnson was making jokes about boomerangs in Australia and Liam Fox ...and more »

Tories employ smoke and mirrors over post-Brexit deal - The Guardian

Senior figures in May's cabinet think the UK should delay imposing immigration controls after Brexit. Photograph: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP. Theresa May's cabinet is now largely agreed on the need for some form of transitional deal after Brexit – but ...and more »

Ally of UK's Johnson criticizes Hammond's Brexit plan: newspaper - Business Insider

LONDON (Reuters) - An ally of British foreign minister Boris Johnson has criticized the Brexit transition plans of finance minister Philip Hammond, a newspaper said, in the latest sign of tensions within the government over how Britain should leave the ...and more »

EU citizens will now lose free access to the UK in 2019 - Quartz

Citizens of the European Union (EU) have the right to live, work, and study across the bloc. But that right—known as freedom of movement—will come to an end in the UK in two years time. The British government confirmed today (July 31) that freedom of ...and more »

Liam Fox: There's been no Cabinet deal agreeing free movement after Brexit -

Dr Fox said that any such move would "not keep faith" with the referendum result. He told The Sunday Times: "If there have been discussions on that I have not been party to them. I have not been involved in any discussions on that." The intervention ...and more »