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Charles Geoffrey Cox is a British Conservative Party politician and barrister serving as Member of Parliament (MP) for Torridge and West Devon since 2005. Cox worked as a barrister from 1982 onwards and was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 2003. On 9 July 2018, he was appointed Attorney General and gave up private practice; prior to this he had been the highest earning MP in the UK.


Geoffrey Cox: Tory minister ordered to apologise for misleading MPs about income from rent

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox has been ordered to apologise to the Commons for giving "wrong information" about the rent he receives from his London home.
Independent - Published

UK government will listen to Labour's Brexit suggestions, including on second referendum: Cox

The British government will listen to any suggestions made by the opposition Labour Party in talks on the way forward on Brexit, including on a second referendum, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox said on..
Reuters - Published

Brexit to be delayed until next year after parties fail to break deadlock, attorney general warns

Geoffrey Cox admits Theresa May will be forced to accept Article 50 extension longer than 'just a few weeks or months' - paving way for new cabinet bust-up
Independent - Published

Friday's Brexit vote is last chance to secure exit delay: Attorney General

Britain's Attorney General Geoffrey Cox urged lawmakers to approve the government's EU withdrawal agreement on Friday, saying it was lawmakers' last chance to ensure that Brexit will be delayed until..
Reuters - Published

'Cox killed it,' EU says of UK lawyer's failed mission to fix Brexit deal

Her back to the wall on Brexit, Theresa May turned to her legal adviser to rescue her deal with the EU - only to see Geoffrey Cox deliver it a mortal blow as parliament voted down the treaty for a..
Reuters - Published

BBC reporter says attorney general has more advice that may help PM May

The BBC's assistant political editor said on Wednesday that he was hearing Attorney General Geoffrey Cox had further legal advice which might help Prime Minister Theresa May win over lawmakers to her..
Reuters - Published

UK lawmakers must make political judgment about PM May's Brexit deal: attorney general

Britain's top lawyer Geoffrey Cox said on Tuesday lawmakers needed to make a political judgment about whether they were willing to accept reassurances on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.
Reuters - Published

UK attorney general says no legal means of exiting backstop unilaterally

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox said on Tuesday a revised divorce deal with the European Union had not given Britain legal means of exiting the so-called backstop arrangement unilaterally if "intractable..
Reuters - Published

EU Brexit team told UK's Cox to rework backstop plan, return on Friday: diplomats

European Union Brexit negotiators rejected the latest proposals on the Brexit "backstop" presented by Britain's Attorney General Geoffrey Cox in Brussels on Tuesday and told him to rework them and come..
Reuters - Published

UK top lawyer Cox: We are discussing text with EU on Brexit deal changes

Britain is discussing text with the European Union as part of its efforts to win concessions from the bloc on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, top government lawyer Geoffrey Cox said on..
Reuters - Published

Brexit hero or zero? British PM May's top lawyer takes on Brussels

In his deep baritone, Geoffrey Cox, British Prime Minister Theresa May's top lawyer, relishes winning the argument.
Reuters - Published

Brexit: UK and EU backstop talks to resume

brexit: uk and eu backstop talks to resume
Attorney General Geoffrey Cox leads UK efforts to secure legally-binding changes to the EU exit deal.
BBC News - Published

Britain's Barclay, Cox to hold Brexit talks in Brussels on Tuesday: spox

Britain's Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay and Attorney General Geoffrey Cox will travel to Brussels for talks with the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Tuesday afternoon, a..
Reuters - Published

UK's Cox scraps bid for Irish backstop time-limit, exit clause: Telegraph

U.K. Attorney General Geoffrey Cox has abandoned attempts to secure the time-limit and unilateral exit clause for the Irish backstop, the Telegraph reported on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

UK attorney general plans for unilateral exit mechanism to Irish backstop: Telegraph

UK Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is considering plans for a unilateral exit mechanism to the Irish backstop with a notice period of 12 months, the Telegraph newspaper reported http://bit.ly/2E0XHql..
Reuters - Published

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