The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union cites the way in which the OBR repeatedly fails to predict the deficit as an example of inevitable modelling errors.
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The DUP’s Westminster Leader says the Irish border issue is being exploited by people who want “to thwart leaving the EU if they can”.
These steps will improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the UK’s international trade, whatever the outcome of the Article 50 negotiations.
Rees-Mogg argues the ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy was a product of Home Office failure. And: why “the transition deal is a bad deal” and a mistake.
Without a firm, stated base, we are vulnerable to being pushed around by the Commission. Ministers might find it uncomfortable to talk numbers, but they must.
Remarkably, sometimes these inconsistent trends both exist within the same tweet – as with a recent viral clip accusing a peer of telling lies when he was in fact correct.
Nicky Morgan: How Parliament should handle Brexit over the next few months – and how Ministers should listen to it
I want to be very clear that the threats to May are only coming from one wing of the Party, and aren’t shared by the vast majority of Conservative MPs.
Those continuing the Remain campaign represent a minority. The Prime Minister understands that the people have spoken, and that now there is no turning back.
I took part in the first ever debate held in Parliament on soil. Solar panels line my office roof. Also I use a Somerset wicker basket instead of plastic bags.
“I’m not saying that there would be an organised push, but the letters would just go in to Graham Brady,” one senior pro-Leave backbencher told this site yesterday.
Iain Dale: As I prepared for my Question Time debut, I heard that Diane Abbott had pulled out. Was it something I said?
Plus: May in trouble and Rudd in danger over Windrush. Corbyn stumbles. The pound rises. Local elections loom. And: the dignity of Neville Lawrence.
Henry Newman: Even if the Government concedes on an EU customs union, membership of it looks unsustainable. Here’s why.
Can we really imagine ministers rejecting Justin Trudeau’s trade deal offer, or one from the American administration, or from Australia and New Zealand?
Also: Government to challenge devolved Brexit legislation in court; Dodds accuses Tusk of ‘bully-boy’ tactics over the border; and more.
Britain would be powerless to deter Russian aggression, because he doesn’t see upholding peace and security in Europe – let alone the world – to be part of his job.
WATCH: Ici Londres – After the Windrush scandal, it is all the more important for liberal Leavers to speak up, argues Hannan
One of the few positive things to come out of the appalling affair is the way it revealed the British people are far from the anti-immigrant caricature some paint of them.