I have long been struck by the incredible stresses placed upon them by a system that is meticulous in its oppression across so many of the European institutions.
Posts Tagged: Dominic Cummings
May needs to demonstrate that Whitehall is prepared – deal or no deal. Crossing one’s fingers and hoping for transition is not an alternative, or shouldn’t be.
Britain could flourish under the minimalist WTO-type settlement that seems to be his bottom line. But it is not the optimal outcome, and threatens a significant downside.
Alex Morton: Of course it’s hard to escape a would-be superstate. The very difficulty demonstrates why we’re leaving.
May should make a virtue of the complexity.
The most ominous portent for a second poll is that the No campaign has collapsed. It needs rebooting urgently.
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
Almost six months on from the EU referendum, we present a mini-series on five people who helped to shape the result.
It’s hard to imagine Conservative MEPs behaving the same way – Charles Tannock, for example, clocking, say, Geoffrey Van Orden.
The group wants a Hard Brexit. Either way, the Government should move Article 50 before next spring is over.
He represents a proudly provincial conservatism, in which the condition of the striving classes, and of the industries on which they depend, matter a hundred times more than the City of London.
A tale of fatal misunderstandings, tensions and deep differences – and of a potential cycle of grievance which all the leadership candidates must stop before it starts.
Iain Dale: How women could soon lead our two main parties – plus Scotland’s leading three, and a Welsh one
Plus: Leadsom comes up on the rails. Why men should never wear red trousers. And: 100 years on from the Battle of the Somme.
A committed movement, armed with a strong message and moulded into an effective ground machine won out.
Far from providing a solution to mistrust of EU institutions, Brexiteers have done their best best to undermine trust in British ones.
Iain Dale: TTIP. Why should unelected transnational corporations dictate the policies of democratically-elected governments?
Plus: Why Michael and Sarah Gove’s pillow talk should be taped. And why I have under-estimated Donald Trump.