Ireland’s displeasure is understandable. But it could prove counter-productive – working against the free trade deal that would suit it as well as the UK.
Posts Tagged: 2017 General Election
As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
No, we don’t believe that he should be the next Tory leader. But he would make a better Minister than some of those now in place.
What can parents do? Avoid reading Robin Hood as a bedtime story? I asked around, and came up with a few answers.
And those that never were, such as 1978, 1991 and 2007. Prime Ministers tend to make the opposite error to that of their predecessors.
The Chancellor has not always been well treated by his neighbour, and deserves support over public spending. But he has mishandled his internal position over Brexit.
But that doesn’t mean we should stop calling out Jeremy Corbyn for his terrible polices and illusory promises.
The Conservative position in the capital is steadily eroding. Unless this trend is reversed, the hard left could stall Britain’s greatest engine of growth.
Can the Prime Minister’s vision be rescued from the wreckage of the campaign?
For all his manifesto mistakes, his core take is correct. The key people in elections are who he has always said they are: lower middle-class, provincial, home-owning voters.
Such a generational shift in peacetime is remarkable, and strengthens the case for a member of a recent intake to succeed the Prime Minister.
Joy Morrissey: Let’s be clear. It’s the Left that drives political abuse, thuggery and intimidation.
The endless disparaging references to ‘the Tories’ is not a smear on a particular MP or activist branch, but on the millions of their fellow citizens.
The next manifesto might propose breaking the link between student maintenance costs and parental income by introducing a universal loan.
It is believed that the Conservatives will again have a poor campaign, and that voters will punish them further on economic grounds. I believe this is heuristics, not thorough analysis.
That the Opposition are willing to risk alienating key supporters even whilst preparing for an early election shows how dangerous they think this policy is.