Yielding on the principle of residency would not have averted disputes on vital details, save by weakening the British negotiating position.
Posts Tagged: Brexit
Mohammed Amin: The Government should now agree a Brexit position with other parties and the devolved administrations
After negotiations with the rest of the EU have been completed, the final agreement must be brought back to Parliament.
The Supreme Court recently made it very clear that the courtesies built into devolution do not diminish the sovereignty of Parliament.
Plus: Why haven’t Kensington and Chelsea’s leaders resigned too? Labour double standards on the Prime Minister. And: how Jake Berry became a cockney.
Richard Holden: How and why the LibDems went backwards in every English and Welsh seat they defended
With seven of their nine seats in England now held with majorities of less than eight per cent of the vote, the next election offers a chance to take them out for good.
The general election was a perfect storm for our Party in this part of the world, but looking ahead I think there are grounds for optimism.
Daniel Hannan: A year ago tomorrow, Britain voted for freedom. Here are three Remain myths about the campaign that must be debunked.
First, that Leave had won dishonestly. Second, that the country had become more racist. Third, that the 52 per cent had wrecked the economy.
Also: latest Life and Times survey finds no surge in support for separation in Northern Ireland; and Ian Duncan joins the Government amidst controversy.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Often, the disagreements between the two old camps are less substantial than the disagreements erupting within each camp’s own tents.
Henry Newman: Hammond has listened to his colleagues over Brexit. Now they should listen to him, and make it open – not closed.
His Mansion House speech offered an opportunity to shift the tone of Brexit policy towards openness, liberalism, free trade and responsible capitalism.
David Simmonds: Why I am standing to be Conservative Group Leader of the Local Government Association
We need a strong voice to demand that Brexit means devolution.
“I’ve been here in Brussels today… to begin the next phase of our work to build a new, deep, and special partnership with the European Union.”
It sounds as if either the newspapers or some MPs aren’t entirely sure in their grasp of the Party’s procedures.
Lord Ashcroft’s research suggests where the party performed poorly or badly on June 8: among women, younger voters and Remain supporters.