Prince Harry 'feels unsafe in the UK' as the royal fights for police protection in the High Court

The first hearing in the case took place at the Royal Courts of Justice in London on Friday (Author: Gardener)

Prince Harry 'Prince Harry doesn't feel safe when he's in the UK after losing police protection, the High Court has heard. Harry is filing a lawsuit against Priti Patel's decision not to allow him to pay for police protection for himself and his family while in the UK. The Duke of Sussex's family lost their taxpayer-funded police protection when they relinquished their positions as senior working royals in early 2020. Britain "is and always will be his home," said Harry's lawyers, adding the Duke wants to bring his children from the US to visit, but he and his family "can't go back to his homeland" because it's too dangerous . The court heard that Harry, pictured with wife Meghan, would like to come to his home country for a visit (Getty Images). He argues that his private protection team in the US does not have appropriate overseas jurisdiction or access to the British intelligence information needed to protect his family. The first hearing in the case was held at the Royal Courts of Justice in London on Friday, which Harry did not attend. At the preliminary hearing, the court heard a request by both sides that some parts of the court documents in the case be kept secret. The couple have had two children since leaving the UK (Getty Images). Shaheed Fatima QC, who presented the case, said for the Duke: "This allegation relates to the fact that the applicant does not feel safe being in the UK given the security arrangements that applied to him in June 2021 and continue to do so will apply to him.” The Duke returned briefly from Los Angeles last year to unveil the memorial statue of Diana, Princess of Wales on July 1, and the day before, on June 30, he met seriously ill children and young people at a WellChild garden party and afternoon tea at Kew Gardens, West London. But Harry's visits to the UK have been infrequent (Getty Images). Harry's bid for a review of the Home Office's decision was made in September and has not yet been granted or denied permission for a full hearing. The Duke has previously said he has "inherited" a risk of being born into the royal family. Harry and his wife Meghan now live in the United States with their children Archie and Lilibet. The couple lost their taxpayer-funded police protection after quitting as senior working royals in early 2020. This was one of the main issues when the couple said they wanted to step down. It has been several years since the two couples attended an event together (Getty Images). They were later forced to disclose that they had "privately funded security arrangements" in place for their move to the US after President Donald Trump said his country would not pay for their protection. The hearing before Mr Justice Swift continues.


Sydney residents celebrate Freedom Friday

Revelers in Sydney began celebrations on Friday to mark the end of the hated Covid-19 restrictions, with the party expected to last into the wee hours. (Author: Gardener)

SydneyRevelers in Sydney began celebrations on Friday to mark the end of the hated Covid-19 restrictions, with the party expected to last into the wee hours. For the first time in months, singing and dancing has been allowed in Sydney's pubs, which also no longer have to work with previous density restrictions and/or requirements for guests to check in with a QR code. Relieved venue owners hoped the crowds that filled Sydney's pre-Covid facilities could now return with the despised fun bans ending. “Sydney, the time has come! Are you ready to return to the dance floor?' The Argyle said Pop It Like It's Hot in a post ahead of his club night. "This isn't practice Sydney and the news we've all been waiting for! So kick off your weekend, celebrate even more liberties and dance like nobody's watching.” “And we're back,” wrote the Kings Cross Hotel. "Restrictions are finally over, which means it's time to dust off your dancing shoes and get ready for some cardio on the D floor." Sydney's pub and nightclub owners were determined to look back in the rear-view mirror at a "terrible" few months put. Mitchell Crum, owner of The Lord Gladstone hotel in central Sydney, said operating during the Omicron restrictions had been "terrible, really tough". But he feels the "vibe is back" after hosting a Facebook event on Friday to celebrate the easing of restrictions, which has "gone pretty much viral". "The last few months have been tough. The "return to normal" will be celebrated by Graham Cordery, owner of The Soda Factory venue in Surry Hills. "It's overdue so it's going to be great - I feel like there's a real positive attitude," he said. "Let's just say it's definitely about time they put them (live music venues) on the same footing as many, many other industries that are going back to normal," Mr Cordery said. He said since the restrictions were introduced in January, customers have become "even more eager to share those fun times in Sydney". "We're just going to do whatever we can to hopefully be one of the leaders in live entertainment." NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet announced the rolling back of a range of COVID-19 restrictions from Friday, including QR code check-ins and bans on singing and dancing in pubs. Mr Perrottet said it had been "a very difficult two years". ensured that we saw downward pressure on our hospital system," he said. Singing and dancing will be allowed to resume in most settings, the two-metre density limit for indoor venues has been removed and QR check-ins will only be required for nightclubs and music festivals with more than 1000 revelers. The obligation to wear face masks will also no longer apply in most facilities next Friday. NSW reported 9,243 new COVID cases and 15 deaths as of Friday. The eight women and seven men who died were between the ages of 50 and 90, and five were unvaccinated, including one under 65 who had "significant underlying health problems," NSW Health said. Research released on Friday showed NSW was able to safely return children to classrooms. The National Center for Immunization Research and Surveillance has been tracking coronavirus transmission in schools in collaboration with Sydney University, NSW Health and the Department for Education. The study was led by Archana Koirala, Specialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Sydney, who says despite the high number of exposures in the final semester of 2021, there has been no dramatic increase in transmission in school settings. "Our results confirm that vaccinating students and teachers, as well as other mitigation measures in schools and the wider community, can minimize transmission in educational settings," said Dr. Koirala.


Storm Eunice, latest hourly forecast for Friday with expected winds of 90mph

The latest weather forecast for Strom Eunice warns of wind speeds of up to 140 km/h (Author: Gardener)

FridayA raft of weather warnings, including a rare red Danger to Life warning, are in place across Wales as Storm Eunice rolls in. It was predicted to be one of the worst storms in 30 years, with winds up to 90mph. It was the calm before the storm on Friday morning as Ireland bore the brunt, but forecasters have warned people not to be fooled. Read more: Find all of our Storm Eunice content in one place. BBC Wales weather presenter Behnaz Akhgar said on Friday: "It's one of the worst forecasts I've ever had to make. These were the last wind gusts at 8.50am: Here is an hourly forecast for Friday. The red weather warning for parts of South Wales began at 7am this morning. Gusts of more than 77mph have been recorded in parts of Wales and forecasters warn these speeds will increase as the morning progresses The Red Alert says: "Extremely strong west to south west winds will develop over south west England and south Wales early on Friday . "Widespread inland gusts of 70 to 80mph are likely and up to about 90mph near some coasts with hazardous beach and shoreline conditions. Winds from the west are expected to ease later in the morning." BBC Wales weather presenter Behnaz Akhgar said: "I was trying to explain to someone who messaged me to say: 'Well, it is not so bad.' I explained the warning started at 7am but that doesn't mean we will see the worst because we have a window a few hours before and a few hours after when the worst wind is going to be. Just before 8.30am Behnaz Akhgar said: "The storm is currently over Ireland so I would imagine that in the next hour or two we will really start to see the full effect of the winds. All of Wales is covered by one yellow warning, in effect until 9pm on Friday evening, which reads: "Extremely strong winds are expected to develop over south west England early on Friday before spreading north and east throughout the day. Gusts blowing inland in the range of 60-70mph but up to 80mph in some places."Gusts of 80-90mph are possible around the coasts of West Wales and South West England. Winds are expected to pick up in the western areas by the afternoon and in eastern areas will ease in the evening." BBC weather presenter Matt Taylor said the strongest morning winds will blow in the west before moving east where there is another red alert for eastern England and London. He said a Speaking to BBC Breakfast on Friday morning: "The Environment Agency has issued a severe flood warning as we expect a tidal wave to rise if the winds continue west, pushing the water up the Bristol Channel and lifting it quite significantly." Wales could be up Experience wind speeds of up to 90 miles per hour on Friday noon. The red warning for Wales ends at 12pm but winds are expected to remain strong. Winds will ease westbound but a yellow warning remains in place and winds will remain strong throughout the afternoon. Meteorologist Behnaz Akhgar said: "We have rain early in the day but it will clear up fairly quickly and this storm will pass through fairly quickly as well. So we are expecting the main impact of the storm in the morning and then by then afternoon it will ease off a bit so later on it will be less life threatening but will also have strong storms throughout the afternoon. These are the temperatures expected at 3pm in the evening. It remains windy for most of the night with gales along the coasts. The yellow warning ends at 9pm but there are yellow warnings in place for parts of Wales on Saturday.


The excitement for the League of Ireland is back and we're getting that Friday feeling back

There's a sense of hope in the league this year - and also a sense of new direction (Author: Gardener)

the League of IrelandFinally Fridays are getting their enthusiasm for the League of Ireland back. I feel like there's a little more hope in the league this year. Season tickets sell out fast and pitches are impeccably cut, lined and marked ready for the big kick-off. Players will welcome the cue ball rolling as the pre-season slog is left behind. There is great anticipation about the place, a new energy. The only dark clouds hanging over this week's build are that of Storm Eunice and while no one will welcome rain and snow, it's refreshing that the turbulent conditions are weather and football driven. Season ticket sales are reportedly strong as many clubs start investing in their stadiums to improve the fan experience and if the atmosphere on the ground was anything at the end of last season many Friday night games should be sold out. Add to this the recent launch of the FAI's Strategic Plan, in which there is a pillar dedicated entirely to shaping the future, which means people have a duty to deliver. Facility development is also a prominent area, with more than half of respondents to an FAI survey emphasizing the importance of infrastructure and the need for greater collaboration with governments and local authorities. The nationwide tax audit is important work, but it has to be seen with different eyes. Now, asking the right questions of the people we expect to use will create facilities that embody the inclusive football culture the strategy aims to create. As a football coach in the League of Ireland up until last season I had a choice between going outside to use the ladies' toilet used by the fans, which is not always ideal on high stakes away pitches, or using the toilet next to the urinals that everyone uses. Just asking if female teams are using the facilities is there room for male staff? If male teams use the facilities, is there room for female staff? The facilities audit has the potential to become one of the most important works ever undertaken in Irish football and the follow-up to the delivery will be a game changer. But for now, facilities will be packed to the rafters for the start of the Premier and First Division on Friday night. An added bonus is the fact that we start this season with a vision for the next. Plans for a men's third division by 2023 and for a women's second division by 2025 are just the kind of forward thinking that's needed. The biggest thing this league lacked was vision and now it has to go somewhere. This can also bring the shorter term business of winning games and competing into focus. The Premier Division looks like an intriguing prospect, with some great personalities running teams and some exciting players playing in them. Everyone goes into the first day of the game with that slightly nervous energy, wondering if the pre-season was enough. You never know where you are until about 20 minutes into that first game. A draw isn't the end of the world, but losing the first game can be a real brake on energy and the pressure is immediate. Losing the first game also means you must win the second. One game after the next and trying to generate momentum. Both men's divisions will be hard fought this year. St Patrick's Athletic, under new boss Tim Clancy, looks like the final years of development are starting to suit them, while the Damien Duff factor is hugely engaging at Shelbourne and that at Tolka Park is set to hit the TV screens for adorn those who prefer to watch from home. Derry City could be the dark horse this year. Dundalk under Stephen O'Donnell will be an interesting prospect after a very turbulent year and as far as the subplots go, Friday night's opener between these two clubs will be intriguing. The first division looks like it could be more competitive than last year. Waterford, Galway United, Cork City and Bray Wanderers are looking strong. Good luck for the season to all those taking on this rate. Let's hope it's a great one that sets some records for the right reasons.


Friday I'm in Love: Valentines for your romantic evening

The definitive list of the world's best love songs curated by the Mancunion Music section, ready for your Valentine's Day (Author: Gardener)

FridayA B-side on the Bloc Party 2007 album A Weekend in the City, "Sunday" was, for me, a track discovered through my love of early 2000's indie. It evokes an evening between two souls in love enjoying a heavy night on the town, their joy in dancing and indulging in the sound of life. "I'll love you in the morning when your still hungover" is the track's loveliest sentiment, with Kele Okereke's vocals punctuating Bloc Party's legendary guitar tones with a breathless quality. This song is beautiful and evokes the sound that escapes your lips after the first fireworks that set off a kiss with a new partner. This is my favorite love song of all time because it tells a story that is closest to my own love experience, perfect for dancing around your kitchen, 42's or the first dance at your wedding. A perfect reminder that your favorite love song can be whatever you want it to be. Her voice and music are stunningly beautiful, but that's definitely a standout element on Mark Ronson's 2019 album Late Night Feelings. Starting with Olsen's vocals, to a sizzling old Timey effect, to a funky groove driven by a pounding beat, the muddy disco feel gives you such a nighttime feeling of love. The lyrics include lines like "Love the way you read my eyes" and "I ran to you/and you know why," with the repetition encapsulating the bittersweet feeling of love. The feeling of longing and longing for your loved one plays through in every element of this track and I just love it. Off the Arctic Monkeys fifth album, AM, "I Wanna Be Yours" is the embodiment of a classic love song. The track features lyrics from the John Cooper Clarke poem of the same name and eccentric metaphors, beginning with "I wanna be your dust dust," humbling the atmospheric ballad. Cook's dreamy, reverberating guitar chords help create the alluring ambience the song is known for, complementing the simple baseline and drum pattern - a true representation of "less is more". Rounded out with Turner's heavy Sheffield accent, "I Wanna Be Yours" is an obsessive love song anyone can relate to. When it comes to favorite love songs, you can never tell if your choice is the size of a track or where you heard it and who you were with. But after one particular evening in a courtyard beer garden, where I and another were the only two people in sight, with the echoes of a tribute band playing the song across the street, I was smitten with his groove. This song is the perfect love song for me. Since the lyrics are accompanied only by piano, it's not overly complicated, it's understated but beautiful. The song's lyrical focus is on the romantic relationship between two gender non-confirming people, both of whom dress as they please, regardless of what gender society assigns to various items of clothing. Released in 1984, this song is a lyric that feels at home in 2022, when our society is becoming more tolerant. With lyrics like "closer than you know love each other so" this song sums up to me what we look for in a romantic partner. This song feels comforting, it's not describing super passionate love for blockbuster movies, but camaraderie. This song has to be one of the best of all time simply because when you find someone who loves you enough to listen to Kate Bush's glorious warbles, they must be absolutely obsessed. Of course, the fact that Prince shreds guitar and sings backing vocals on this track doesn't hurt either. This song is such a great love song because unlike your classic "Can't help falling in love with you" or "Make you feel my love" the beat drops halfway and it's an absolute bop. Bush's lyrics manage to describe the feeling of senseless love almost as a kind of overwhelming religious devotion. The whole song feels like a whirlwind romance that's over before you even realize it's started. "Of all the people in the world why should I love you?" The simple intro, hummable melody and beautiful lyrics make this Talking Heads classic my favorite love song of all time. Universally loved by snobby and casual fans, this song captures the simple and naïve beauty of love. It promises you comfort and care forever, which is confirmed by the beautiful melody. Every time I hear it in a coffee shop or coffee shop it reminds me of the moments you wish would never end and the people who make life worth living. From their 1987 slacker rock classic You're Living All Over Me, Just Like Heaven is an eccentric, buzzing cover of The Cure's originally tame song. Backed by powerful supporting howls, J Mascis's guitar really soars as the song hits a crushing crescendo in a maelstrom of distortion and manic guitars. While this may sound audibly confrontational, the acidic guitars sit perfectly alongside J Masics' syrupy yearning for companionship ("You lost and lonely, you just like heaven") and fulfillment. Said to be the Cure singers' favorite cover of the song, "just like heaven" is a remarkably sentimental and unconventional classic. To me, Easy Life's "Houseplants" perfectly describes the feeling of falling in love with someone for the first time, like Murray did with lyrics like "What the fuck? I'm actually in love," and explains how the heaviness of your feelings can suddenly hit you in the strangest of moments. The track laments the mundanity of a relationship in lyrics like "Grand Designs and Channel Surfin'" and what it's like in those otherwise uneventful moments when you realize how much you care for that person, as well as the comfort you just feel can due to their presence. Those moments that would normally be boring suddenly aren't, and you realize you'd much rather not be doing anything with the person you love than do something exciting with someone else.


The apprenticeship candidate was fired as a co-star when their romance was exposed

Apprentice stars Kate Walsh and Philip Taylor flirted during assignments in what turned out to be his downfall and the end of their romance, but remarkably, they got back together (Author: Gardener)

Kate WalshApprentice stars Kate Walsh and Philip Taylor flirted during assignments in what turned out to be his downfall and the end of their romance, but remarkably, they got back together. The Apprentice was meant to be all about business - but at times it feels more like Love Island. Despite a sex ban and Lord Sugar's alleged hatred of contestants meeting backstage during filming, there have been a number of secret romances over the years. The contestants have split from their partners to pursue a love interest, secretly stayed away from the cameras and one couple even had a baby together. The most surprising relationship of all, however, arose between Kate Walsh and Philip Taylor during series five in 2009. Licensing Development Manager Kate was the highly motivated and ambitious golden girl who smashed any task that came her way. While real estate agent Philip earned the unwelcome nickname "Pants Man" after designing the bizarre superhero character to put on a cereal box - and even dress up in the odd costume. The pair embarked on a full-blown romance between tasks set by Lord Sugar - but then Kate dramatically turned on her lover in the boardroom. Philip Taylor and Kate Walsh attacked each other in the boardroom of The Apprentice. Kate and Philip were spotted up close and personal in the first few episodes of Series A, as the show's source said: "Kate has been flirting with some of the boys from day one and Phillip made it clear he was interested. Their relationship was revealed when Kate and Philip were spotted flirting, fooling around and even cuddling in the car during one episode. They even decided to go to the pub together in the middle of a task, much to the annoyance of their project manager, Project Lorraine Tighe. An enraged Lorraine later told the cameras: "I want to know what's causing all the distractions. And I hope for Kate, Phil and Ben that it isn't Kate's beauty." A source from the show added, "Kate and Philip mix business and pleasure - and it's not affecting their sales in a positive way. Their relationship looked doomed when Kate brutally hit on Philip in the boardroom at week seven, resulting in his being fired. Philip and Kate have been spotted flirting during assignments. I have no loyalty here, Philip or anything. "I don't think it was Philip's strongest role. While Philip got the nod, Kate resolutely managed to reach the final but failed in her bid to be hired by Lord Sugar. After filming wrapped, their romance fizzled because they had been living so far apart — Kate lives in London and Phil just outside Durham. But after a two-month split, they rekindled their relationship and even went to see each other's parents. Phil told a friend: "I've definitely fallen in love with Kate - she's the greatest. It was said that the couple were 'happy' when they moved in together and there was even talk of wedding bells. Philip was born in 2009 at the launch of The Great North Run in his pants with Kate: "I went to apprenticeship for a job. I didn't get that job, but I got Kate Walsh. I know she's the one," he told the 2009 Magazine Grazia. Kate didn't seem to want things to move that fast, but she admitted she didn't feel that serious about any of her other friends." "Obviously this relationship has gone pretty fast and neither of us likes to be silly or appear hasty,” she said. "We're both adults and I don't need a ring on my finger to know how Phil feels. What I would say is that I never, ever wanted to get married, but now I would definitely consider it.” Unfortunately, it was reported in 2010 that their relationship had ended after arguments over her television career. Kate tried her hand as a TV presenter on Channel Five's Live From Studio Five, replacing Denise Van Outen, which took a long time. Friends say Phil finally found time for their relationship because Kate wanted to focus on her career while he wanted to get married and have kids. Kate transitioned into the world of TV presenting at the time, a source said: "Phil feels Kate isn't the same girl he fell in love with. He wants marriage and kids, but she's made it clear kids aren't part of the set. Ever since she got her TV job, her career has put a strain on the relationship: "Phil thinks Kate is too career oriented and they don't have as much fun as they used to. They added: Adding: "Kate is bitter because she feels Phil was holding her back. I don't think anyone else is involved - he's just fed up and wants out." Every couple has their ups and downs and we've had fights," Closer magazine said in 2010. "But despite the rumours, it worked Phil certainly doesn't want to get married and have babies - he wants that less than I do! Philip turned an idea he had on the show into a business. The couple were still together in 2012 when Philip spoke about how strong their relationship was three months later, but sadly they split. After The Apprentice was finished, Philip struck gold with the Body-Rocka, a fitness product he amazingly developed during an assignment.He turned his product into a business and began selling the portable board, which can tone key muscles and improve balance, to shops like Argos Elsewhere, Kate hosted a fashion segment on GMTV for a series of episodes before presenting Live From Studio Five on Channel 5 from September 2009 until its cancellation in February 2011. However, she then retired and worked further as a staff executive assistant for Pandora.


The BBC slammed as viewers made Beeb biased towards "irrelevant" panellists

THE BBC has faced criticism from Twitter users who believe there is a bias towards GB News when it comes to guest selection for the Question Time panel (Author: Gardener)

BBCWe use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. We use your registration to deliver content in a way you have consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. This may include advertising from us and third parties, as we understand it. You can unsubscribe at any time. You can unsubscribe at any time. Last night's panel discussion in Leeds included GB News presenter Inaya Folarin Iman. Last night's panel discussion in Leeds included GB News presenter Inaya Folarin Iman. Twitter users seemed puzzled by the frequency with which GB News moderators and journalists appear on Question Time. From their point of view, this was all the more confusing as it was a new channel with relatively few viewers, presenting itself as a right-wing alternative to the BBC. One Twitter user, @Soc_Sciences, wrote: "I see that the BBC Question Time has another GB News presenter on the podium tonight. "Why is this new 'news' organization getting such regular spots on the BBCQT panel?"


"If we can't trust the Prime Minister, everything will fall apart!"

"Those who make the rules have to live by the rules," the Daily Mirror editor said. (Author: Gardener)

Daily MirrorThe Mirror's editor argued with a viewer about the meaning of Partygate during Thursday's BBC Question Time. The series of parties believed to have taken place at Downing Street during various lockdowns are the subject of an internal inquiry by officer Sue Gray and a separate Met Police inquiry. Many people are eagerly awaiting the results of Gray's report in particular as it could push Tory backbenchers to oust the Prime Minister. The journalist said: "A, I can't believe people would be stupid enough to do something like this at this point, and b, we were all sitting at home. “This was after last year when we brought the Dominic Cummings Gong story to Barnard Castle. "At the time we thought again, 'I can't believe this - no one I know goes out the front door, let alone Barnard Castle.'" She continued, "It was obvious why he [the Prime Minister] would stand by this man because they were all there all along. Referring to the photo of Downing Street staff and Johnson (along with his wife) pictured drinking on the terrace of No 10 in May 2020, she said: 'If this were a party invite me not one because I wouldn't bother putting on lipstick to go there. The viewer also pointed out that other "things are happening" -- like tensions between Ukraine and Russia -- and "we could be on the brink of a third world war and you're talking cheese and wine." The Spiegel editor then pointed out "we also got the police to look into it," only for the viewer to add, "Oh yeah, fine," before donning her face mask again and withdrawing from the conversation.


Question time for a completely unvaccinated audience tonight

QUESTION Time will have a completely unvaccinated audience tonight as the BBC seeks to shed some light on why some have refused the vaccine. (Author: Gardener)

tonightQUESTION Time tonight presents a totally unvaccinated audience as the BBC seeks to shed some light on why some have refused the vaccine. Fiona Bruce, the program's host, last month appealed to those who chose not to receive a vaccine to be part of the audience. The debate will aim to understand a wider range of opinions on the subject. Bruce said: "There are many different reasons why people have chosen not to get the vaccine, we would be interested in investigating these issues. "So if you're someone who has made the decision not to get vaccinated, we'd love to hear from you. Today's program will take place in London, where a relatively high proportion of the population is unvaccinated. The program has caused a stir on social media with many expressing concern at the BBC's decision.Meanwhile, others have expressed anger at the BBC's decision to screen viewers after fears over anti- Vaccination groups published Bruce's appeal online. Professor Linda Bauld, Chief Social Policy Advisor to the Scottish Government, said: "We are entering very difficult areas. However, Bauld was quick to commend the BBC for their efforts to combat misinformation about other broadcasters , The BBC specifically has a factual check function and is certainly an instrument for this work hard on dealing with misinformation. "She went to the potential benefits of today's program and said," When you get involved in the concerns of the people, or if they provide good, accurate information as part of the debate and the Men There could be some positives coming out of this.


BBCQT sparks outrage after viewers openly ridiculed Brexiteer claims

AT last night's BBC Question Time debate, 'everyone' in the audience laughed at George Eustice after he declared Britain was abandoning 'stifling' EU laws and taking back control. (Author: Gardener)

BBCQTThe BBC Question Time audience last night loudly mocked the Tory cabinet minister's panelist after he defended the decision to leave the EU. The debate program took place in Newport, where the 2016 referendum voted 56% to 44% to leave the European Union. The row over Brexit follows Jacob Rees-Mogg's new Cabinet role as Minister for Brexit Options. Responding to Mr Rees-Mogg's new role, one listener said: "Brexit is simply crippling industry in the UK. I live my work every day.” I work in wine making in Bristol. And every day, whether it's paperwork, fees, etc., there are problems and we don't get any help. The EU is exactly that freedom to regulate – to be able to make laws that work for us.” What do you think that answer means ?” The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs continued to defend Brexit, saying: “Look, I worked at DEFRA for eight years when we were in the EU and since we left.” I can say that 80 percent of the laws for which we are responsible came from Brussels and the aim was to avoid this or that legal dispute.” Brexit means that companies that are heavily dependent on exports will have to fill out a customs declaration, but it turns out that they are get used to it.” He pointed to the Scottish salmon industry, whose “exports have actually increased despite the additional administration”. Mr Eustice added: "Wales will have more power than ever because many of the powers we took back from Brussels will go straight to decentralized administration. "You will have far more freedom than you ever had as a member of the EU." One listener hit back at Mr Eustice, saying: "I think poor old George is doing his best to convince us it's a good idea was to leave the European Union, but I still can't think of a single benefit that came from it The Minister for Brexit Opportunities is the only job created by Brexit.