Jubilant Tories ridicule doom-laden Brexit predictions on first day outside EU


Jubilant Tories have hailed the primary day after Brexit – mocking doom-laden predictions concerning the penalties of leaving the EU.

Defence minister James Heappey joked that the ‘sky has not fallen in’, tweeting that it was a ‘massive aid’.

Steve Barclay and James Duddridge had been joyful, regardless of their jobs as Brexit Secretary and minister being axed at 11pm – when the federal government division was abolished.

It has additionally emerged Boris Johnson’s canine Dilyn was partying final night time, because the PM’s associate Carrie Symonds posted an image of their pet clad in a Union flag coat, apparently taken at a reception held in No10 final night time.

Parliament Square was back to normal today after the Brexit celebrations last night - although the Union flags are still fluttering

Parliament Sq. was again to regular at this time after the Brexit celebrations final night time – though the Union flags are nonetheless fluttering

Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds posted a picture of their dog Dilyn clad in a Union flag coat last night

Boris Johnson’s associate Carrie Symonds posted an image of their canine Dilyn clad in a Union flag coat final night time

The massive change was recorded in lights on the white cliffs of Dover as the UK came to terms with the new reality

The large change was recorded in lights on the white cliffs of Dover because the UK got here to phrases with the brand new actuality

Union flags were prominently on show as Brexit supporters showed their delight about the departure from the EU last night

Union flags had been prominently on present as Brexit supporters confirmed their delight concerning the departure from the EU final night time

In an address to the nation last night, the PM shunned triumphalism despite the UK finally leaving the EU after four years of turmoil

In an tackle to the nation final night time, the PM shunned triumphalism regardless of the UK lastly leaving the EU after 4 years of turmoil

Defence minister James Heappey joked today that the 'sky has not fallen in', tweeting that it was a 'big relief'

Defence minister James Heappey joked at this time that the ‘sky has not fallen in’, tweeting that it was a ‘massive aid’

Steve Barclay tendered his resignation as Brexit Secretary at 11.01pm, saying it had been a 'great honour'

Steve Barclay tendered his resignation as Brexit Secretary at 11.01pm, saying it had been a ‘nice honour’

The federal government had already introduced that the Brexit division was being scrapped instantly the UK leaves the EU.

A handful of arrests on Brexit night time

Brexit night time went off in a largely peaceable method, regardless of the at-times bitterly divided prolonged run-up to January 31.

As individuals each celebrated and mourned the UK’s departure from the EU at main occasions throughout the nation, there have been only a handful of arrests.

Police handled 5 individuals in Whitehall in London, together with one man who was charged with prison injury and being drunk and disorderly.

Kevin Murphy, 52, from North London, was resulting from seem at Westminster Magistrates’ Courtroom on Saturday, the Metropolitan Police stated.

A 28-year-old was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly, a 52-year-old was arrested for a similar offence in addition to obstructing a constable, and a 33-year-old was arrested beneath Part 5 of the Public Order Act and for failing to seem. All three males stay in custody.

A 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of threatening behaviour however later launched from custody and won’t face any additional motion.

In Glasgow, there was a heavy police presence as teams for and towards Brexit held occasions close to one another.

Professional-EU campaigners gathered on the Donald Dewar statue on Buchanan Road forward of the official departure time of 11pm.

Police stated one 25-year-old man was arrested over minor dysfunction.

Superintendent Mark Sutherland stated: ‘On Friday January 31 officers had been in attendance at varied Brexit-related occasions which befell in Glasgow metropolis centre.

‘A proportionate policing response was in place to make sure public security and minimise disruption to the broader metropolis centre neighborhood. The occasions handed peacefully with just one arrest of a 25-year-old man in reference to a minor dysfunction offence in Buchanan Road.’

The Police Service of Northern Eire stated there had been no arrests at a celebration in Belfast.

The premier is anticipated to carry ahead wider adjustments to Whitehall when he carries out a serious reshuffle over the subsequent couple of weeks.

Mr Barclay tendered his resignation at 11.01pm, saying it had been a ‘nice honour’ – and it isn’t clear whether or not he might be introduced again into the fold by Mr Johnson in his new-look workforce.

Mr Duddridge declared it was ‘job performed’ this morning and he was leaving authorities.

He wrote: ‘Final night time, we received the job performed! It has been a privilege to serve within the workforce that delivered Brexit, and with @DExEU having achieved its function, l have written to @BorisJohnson to formally resign as Parliamentary Beneath-Secretary of State.’

Because the historic second lastly arrived final night time, Mr Johnson vowed Brexit will ‘unleash’ Britain however warned there might be extra ‘bumps within the street’.

In an tackle to the nation, the PM shunned triumphalism regardless of the UK lastly leaving the EU after 4 years of turmoil.

As a substitute he appealed for unity – and insisted he recognised that not everybody was delighted with the trail the nation is taking. Mr Johnson stated the EU had ‘admirable’ qualities however was getting in a route that ‘now not fits’ the UK.

Talking from Downing Road within the pre-recorded message – however notably with none patriotic backdrop – the premier stated it was essential to benefit from reclaiming sovereignty to ‘stage up’ the nation, and enhance life in left-behind areas.

‘For many individuals that is an astonishing second of hope, a second they thought would by no means come,’ he stated.

‘And there are various after all who really feel a way of tension and loss.

‘Then after all there’s a third group – maybe the largest – who had began to fret that the entire political wrangle would by no means come to an finish.

‘I perceive all these emotions, and our job as the federal government – my job – is to carry this nation collectively now and take us ahead.’

Mr Johnson voiced satisfaction that he was capable of ‘obey’ the decision of the British individuals, however pressured the authorized exit from the EU was ‘not an finish however a starting’.

‘That is the second when the daybreak breaks and the curtain goes up on a brand new act in our nice nationwide drama,’ he stated.

No10 and different authorities buildings in Whitehall had been lit up for the essential event, and Nigel Farage is headlining the occasion in Parliament Sq..

Nevertheless, the official celebrations had been intentionally low-key. Mr Johnson himself hosted a reception in Downing Road, consuming English glowing wine with visitors believed to incorporate girlfriend Carrie and aides.

In the meantime, Remainers have been exhibiting their dismay throughout the UK, with offended demonstrations in Scotland.

Whereas Britain is now legally out of the bloc, Brussels guidelines will nonetheless apply for one more 11 months beneath ‘transition’ preparations. The EU is gearing up for one more main battle over future commerce phrases.

Mr Duddridge declared it was 'job done' this morning and he was quitting as Brexit minister

Mr Duddridge declared it was ‘job performed’ this morning and he was quitting as Brexit minister

Happy Brexiteers were out in force in Parliament Square last night as the clocked ticked down on the UK's time in the EU

Glad Brexiteers had been out in drive in Parliament Sq. final night time because the clocked ticked down on the UK’s time within the EU

Brexit supporters wave Union flags as they watch the big screen in Parliament Square, venue for the Leave Means Leave Brexit Celebration party in central London

Brexit supporters wave Union flags as they watch the massive display in Parliament Sq., venue for the Go away Means Go away Brexit Celebration occasion in central London 

Brexit supporters react during a Brexit Celebration party at Morley rugby club. The celebrations got into full swing well before the 11pm, when Britain finally divorces from the bloc after three and half years of wrangling

Brexit supporters react throughout a Brexit Celebration occasion at Morley rugby membership. The celebrations received into full swing nicely earlier than the 11pm, when Britain lastly divorces from the bloc after three and half years of wrangling

Union Flags hang in Parliament Square on Saturday morning. The space was quiet after jubilant scenes last night

Union Flags dangle in Parliament Sq. on Saturday morning. The house was quiet after jubilant scenes final night time

A Union Flag lies on the ground in Parliament Square in Westminster, London, as Britain woke up free from the European Union

A Union Flag lies on the bottom in Parliament Sq. in Westminster, London, as Britain awakened free from the European Union

A piper plays outside the Palace of Westminster on Saturday morning, with a wrapped up Elizabeth Tower in the background

A piper performs exterior the Palace of Westminster on Saturday morning, with a wrapped up Elizabeth Tower within the background

Former Brexit secretary David Davis stated it will be a ‘honest race’ to strike a commerce cope with the EU by 2021 however that it ‘will be performed’.

He stated in depth work had already been accomplished when he was within the Cupboard to analyse each free commerce deal Brussels had beforehand struck with different third international locations.

Mr Davis informed BBC Radio 4’s At this time programme: ‘We must always have began final March.

‘That being stated, quite a lot of work has been performed.

‘There’s the potential of a commerce deal taking items from all the opposite commerce offers that the European Union has performed and subsequently can’t undermine the one market.

‘It’ll be a good race to do it proper now as a result of it was going to be 21 months, now it’s only 11, however nonetheless it may be performed within the time interval.’

Celebrations received into full swing nicely earlier than 11pm yesterday, when Britain lastly divorced from the bloc after three and half years of wrangling.

From the flagship Leavers occasion in London’s Parliament Sq., to the social golf equipment of Warrington within the North West, merry revellers waved Union Jacks and wished one another a ‘blissful Brexit day’.

Champagne corks had been additionally popped within the different dwelling nations, with gatherings in Glasgow and Belfast persevering with lengthy into the night time.

Folks adorned their properties for Brexit-themed dinner events and planted British flags alongside their streets amid a wave of patriotism because the nation forges a brand new path.

City halls and sports activities golf equipment had been remodeled right into a sea of purple white and blue the place Brexiteers glugged down English ales and wine whereas belting out the nationwide anthem. 

Brexit supporters embrace during a Brexit Celebration party at Woolston Social Club in Warrington.  From the central Leavers party in London's Parliament Square, to the social clubs of Warrington in the North West, merry revellers waved Union Jack and and wished each other a 'happy Brexit day'

Brexit supporters embrace throughout a Brexit Celebration occasion at Woolston Social Membership in Warrington.  From the central Leavers occasion in London’s Parliament Sq., to the social golf equipment of Warrington within the North West, merry revellers waved Union Jack and and wished one another a ‘blissful Brexit day’

Brexiteer supporters pop Champagne corks in George Square, Glasgow, after Britain exited the European Union at 11pm

Brexiteer supporters pop Champagne corks in George Sq., Glasgow, after Britain exited the European Union at 11pm

Steve Bounds 69 retired architectural consultant at the Robin Hood Inn where they are celebrating Brexit in Boston, Lincolnshire, one of the most Leave-voting areas in the country.

Steve Bounds 69 retired architectural marketing consultant on the Robin Hood Inn the place they’re celebrating Brexit in Boston, Lincolnshire, one of the crucial Go away-voting areas within the nation.

Britain has now entered an 11-month transition interval with the EU, throughout which period the federal government will race to strike a commerce deal earlier than December.

However any future wrangling with Brussels was removed from the minds of revellers this night, who waved Union Jacks and cheered triumphantly following victory speeches by key architects of Brexit together with Mr Farage, who’s now not an MEP after being a disruptive drive within the European Parliament for over 20 years. 

Choruses of God Save The Queen and The Land of Hope And Glory swung spherical Parliament Sq., and had been echoed in comparable events up and down the UK.  

Forward of the historic second, excited Britons posted photographs of themselves on social media with many utilizing the #BrexitDay hashtag to share snapshots of their celebrations.

Whereas others have donned their most British apparel to collect in villages, cities and cities throughout the nation to herald within the ‘daybreak of a brand new period’ for Nice Britain after practically 4 years of turmoil. 

Brexit supporters celebrate during a rally outside Stormont in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Brexit supporters have fun throughout a rally exterior Stormont in Belfast, Northern Eire

The celebrations inside Woolston Social club in Warrington continued long into the night as revellers toasted in the UK's exit

The celebrations inside Woolston Social membership in Warrington continued lengthy into the night time as revellers toasted within the UK’s exit

A band plays as Brexit supporters wave Union flags after the time passed 11pm at a Brexit celebration party at Woolston Social Club in Warrington

A band performs as Brexit supporters wave Union flags after the time handed 11pm at a Brexit celebration occasion at Woolston Social Membership in Warrington

A Brexiteer holds up a placard during wild celebrations in Warrington on Friday night to mark Brexit day

A Brexiteer holds up a placard throughout wild celebrations in Warrington on Friday night time to mark Brexit day

With just hours to go until the country leaves the European Union, Britons up and down the country are celebrating in style - with street parties and pub crawls to mark the historic occasion this evening. Pictured: A man dons a Union Jack suit to celebrate

With simply hours to go till the nation leaves the European Union, Britons up and down the nation are celebrating in type – with road events and pub crawls to mark the historic event this night. Pictured: A person dons a Union Jack swimsuit to have fun

A man waves Union flags from a small car as he drives past Brexit supporters gathering in Parliament Square, near the Houses of Parliament in central London

A person waves Union flags from a small automotive as he drives previous Brexit supporters gathering in Parliament Sq., close to the Homes of Parliament in central London

A woman celebrates Brexit Day with a Union flag wrapped around her shoulders. From Cornwall to Yorkshire and Newcastle, celebrations have commenced

A lady celebrates Brexit Day with a Union flag wrapped round her shoulders. From Cornwall to Yorkshire and Newcastle, celebrations have commenced

Pro-Brexit supporters gathered in Parliament Square, London, ahead of the UK leaving the European Union at 11pm tonight

Professional-Brexit supporters gathered in Parliament Sq., London, forward of the UK leaving the European Union at 11pm tonight

The Ministry of Defence is lit up in red white and blue behind the statue of Field Marshall Allanbrooke this evening

The Ministry of Defence is lit up in purple white and blue behind the statue of Discipline Marshall Allanbrooke this night

Guitar-playing Elvis serenades Brexiteers in London as they begin celebrating leaving the EU - as the country hosts parties, pub crawls and barbecues to mark Britain's departure from the European Union

Guitar-playing Elvis serenades Brexiteers in London as they start celebrating leaving the EU – because the nation hosts events, pub crawls and barbecues to mark Britain’s departure from the European Union

In London, a whole bunch are anticipated to collect in Parliament Sq. this night for a a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ occasion. Proceedings will begin at 9pm and finish shortly after the UK leaves the EU at 11pm (pictured, some have already began to reach)

The Overseas and Commonwealth Workplace buildings in London are illuminated to mark Brexit day this night

Pro-Brexit supporters gather ahead of the Brexit Day Celebration Party hosted by Leave Means Leave at Parliament Square

Professional-Brexit supporters collect forward of the Brexit Day Celebration Celebration hosted by Go away Means Go away at Parliament Sq.

Brexiteers celebrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London ahead of Britain officially leaving the European Union at 11pm tonight

A woman wearing a Union Jack dress celebrates in London

Brexiteers have fun exterior the Homes of Parliament in London forward of Britain formally leaving the European Union at 11pm tonight

A group of four women pose for a photograph in Parliament Square in London, the venue for the Leave Means Leave Brexit celebration

A bunch of 4 girls pose for {a photograph} in Parliament Sq. in London, the venue for the Go away Means Go away Brexit celebration

A man cheers in front of a huge banner reading 'liberty' and 'democracy'. A bell and a drum are also part of the colourful display

A person cheers in entrance of an enormous banner studying ‘liberty’ and ‘democracy’. A bell and a drum are additionally a part of the colorful show

But not everyone was feeling jovial. Pro-EU demonstrators displayed a large banner reading 'We still love EU' onto Ramsgate cliff in Kent

However not everybody was feeling jovial. Professional-EU demonstrators displayed a big banner studying ‘We nonetheless love EU’ onto Ramsgate cliff in Kent 

Remainers have staged a demonstration outside parliament. A protestor in a blue wig and a huge blue cape with the words 'rejoin' can be seen as part of the display

Remainers have staged an indication exterior parliament. A protestor in a blue wig and an enormous blue cape with the phrases ‘rejoin’ will be seen as a part of the show

A woman with a blue wig and a guitar plastered with the European flag performs in front of a man with a sign that reads 'no border in Ireland

A lady with a blue wig and a guitar plastered with the European flag performs in entrance of a person with an indication that reads ‘no border in Eire

The woman, sporting blue stars on her face, sings and plays the guitar as part of a demonstration by remainers outside parliament

The girl, sporting blue stars on her face, sings and performs the guitar as a part of an indication by remainers exterior parliament

Pro Brexit supporters wear novelty Union flag top hats outside the Houses of Parliament as people prepared for Brexit this evening. A handful of speakers have been confirmed for Parliament Square party including Nigel Farage, Brexit Party chairman Richard Tice and Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe

Professional Brexit supporters put on novelty Union flag high hats exterior the Homes of Parliament as individuals ready for Brexit this night. A handful of audio system have been confirmed for Parliament Sq. occasion together with Nigel Farage, Brexit Celebration chairman Richard Tice and Brexit Celebration MEP Ann Widdecombe

A pro-Brexit supporter dons a tiny Union Jack hat and red lipstick as she commemorates Britain's departure from the EU

A professional-Brexit supporter dons a tiny Union Jack hat and purple lipstick as she commemorates Britain’s departure from the EU

A man carries a flag of St George, the English national flag, along with a Union Flag as he walks along Westminster Bridge by the Houses of Parliament in London. Workers were also busy this afternoon putting up Union flags around the square and along The Mall, ready for the celebrations

A person carries a flag of St George, the English nationwide flag, together with a Union Flag as he walks alongside Westminster Bridge by the Homes of Parliament in London. Employees had been additionally busy this afternoon placing up Union flags across the sq. and alongside The Mall, prepared for the celebrations

People watch a news report on Brexit at the Sawmill Bar in South Elmsall, Yorkshire, where a Brexit party is being held throughout the day ahead of the UK leaving the European Union at 11pm this evening

Folks watch a information report on Brexit on the Sawmill Bar in South Elmsall, Yorkshire, the place a Brexit occasion is being held all through the day forward of the UK leaving the European Union at 11pm this night

Many donned the Union Jack to get in on this evening's celebrations, while others held placards reading 'bye bye EU' as Britons prepare to celebrate the country leaving the bloc this evening (pictured, celebrations in London)

Many donned the Union Jack to get in on this night’s celebrations, whereas others held placards studying ‘bye bye EU’ as Britons put together to have fun the nation leaving the bloc this night (pictured, celebrations in London)

Dave Tyrrell, 69, has erected his own 'Brexit Bell' which he will ring this evening at 11pm in celebration of the UK leaving the European Union. A 15ft tower erected out of scaffolding poles and Union Jack flags, is installed in his hometown of Lympstone, Devon

Dave Tyrrell, 69, has erected his personal ‘Brexit Bell’ which he’ll ring this night at 11pm in celebration of the UK leaving the European Union. A 15ft tower erected out of scaffolding poles and Union Jack flags, is put in in his hometown of Lympstone, Devon

Others have posted cakes to mark Britain's exit from the European Union. Amy Swift said: 'Well I'm guess if my colleagues didn't know I'm a leaver, they sure as hell do now'

Others have posted truffles to mark Britain’s exit from the European Union. Amy Swift stated: ‘Effectively I am guess if my colleagues did not know I am a leaver, they certain as hell do now’

Writing on Instagram, one Brexiteer quoted a popular song: 'It's a new dawn, it's a new day and I'm feeling good'. She is among many sharing images using the #BrexitDay hashtag

Writing on Instagram, one Brexiteer quoted a well-liked music: ‘It is a new daybreak, it is a new day and I am feeling good’. She is amongst many sharing photographs utilizing the #BrexitDay hashtag

Social media is abuzz with people sharing images of themselves marking Brexit Day, with many draping Union Jacks over themselves in celebration

Social media is abuzz with individuals sharing photographs of themselves marking Brexit Day, with many draping Union Jacks over themselves in celebration 

The Union Jack flag was flying on each flag pole in Parliament Sq. through the ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ occasion as Britain left the bloc.

And throughout the nation clocks rang out to mark the nation’s departure, as hundreds throughout the UK celebrated the ‘shiny new future’ independence from the European Union will carry.

Not everybody was celebrating nonetheless, with vigils by pro-EU supporters and flares let off in London as disgruntled Remainers vented their frustration at Britain’s eventual departure from the bloc.    



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