BREXIT NEWS BRIEF
2nd February 2017

Today’s headlines: MPs authorise Government to activate Article 50; Government to reveal Brexit strategy; orders strong for small UK manufacturers; and more.

BREXIT GOOD NEWS
Investment Week: Think tank revises UK growth outlook upwards on Brexit resilience
Breitbart London: U-Turn: City of London Backs Brexit, Embraces International Opportunites
RTT: UK Small Manufacturers Report Strong Growth In Orders: CBI

POLITICS
Telegraph: Brexit vote: Boris Johnson says ‘history has been made’ after MPs pass Bill to trigger Article 50 by 498 votes to 114
BBC: 
Brexit strategy to be revealed by government
Daily Express: Tim Farron claims Liberal Democrats’ fight against Brexit is like opposing IRAQ WAR
Guardian: Brexit: fifth of Labour MPs defy three line whip to vote against Article 50 bill
Daily Express: Nicola Sturgeon’s humiliation as SNP-led plot to block Brexit FAILS in Commons defeat

BUSINESS
Telegraph: US trade deal with the UK ‘could take place in the next two years’
Country Life: New chance to end grim trade in animals exported for slaughter