Newcastle & area stories mentioning Brexit, 2019-02-09–2019-02-11

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Is a basic income for EVERYONE the answer to replacing Universal Credit? Here's how it would work

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News Is a basic income for EVERYONE the answer to replacing Universal Credit? Here's how it would work Finland has tested the concept and the money was paid with no strings attached, with those getting the payout not required to seek or accept jobs Share A Universal Credit application form (Image: Richard Williams) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email It has caused controversy since it was launched, so what if Universal Credit was scrapped and EVERYONE was paid a basic income - whether they were working or not? This may sound like a crazy idea but i...

Three reasons why the Conservative Party will lose the next election

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News opinion Three reasons why the Conservative Party will lose the next election Three bits of bad news have come out over the past fortnight and the Government should be worried Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Here are three reasons why the Conservatives are on course to lose the next election. And why they’ll deserve to as well - unless they realise things need to change. This isn’t about Brexit. It’s about other things that directly affect the communities we live in. ...

Jeremy Corbyn says Ashington has been "utterly failed" after Chronicle exposes town's issues

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News Jeremy Corbyn says Ashington has been "utterly failed" after Chronicle exposes town's issues We reported on violence and drug problems in the Northumberland town, and it caught the eye of the leader of the opposition Share Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Jeremy Corbyn has weighed in on the state of a Northumberland town, after being shocked by a ChronicleLive story. On Saturday, we revealed how locals in the once-thriving pit community of Ashington are now fearing for their town's future. Birthplace of football legends Jackie Milburn and t...

Business Breakfast LIVE: Just Eat investor calls for business to seek merger

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Jonathon Manning END. named as North East's fastest growing firm by overseas sales Fashion chain END. has the fastest growing international sales in the North East , according to research to be published by the Sunday Times. Four companies from across the region made it onto the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200, which ranks mid-market private firms by their international sales. Newcastle clothing retailer END. ranked 68th in the list after generating more than £70.4m of overseas sales in 2018. Its international sales accounted for nearly 70% of its £101.1m turnover. Over the last two years its exports have grown by 72%. END was founded in 2005 by John Parker and Christiaan Ashworth....