Labour’s Shadow Brexit Secretary confims that there are no circumstances in which a Labour Government would pull the plug on negotiations.
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It wouldn’t take much to bring our ports to a grinding halt. Here’s how we can plan ahead to secure smooth-running free trade as we leave the EU.
Of course taxes will be lower than under Corbyn. The question is whether they’ll be higher than they are now (already high).
Iain Duncan Smith: Why we need a visionary prospectus for this election – not a mass of details and tactical ploys
I feel we have gone too far in publishing and overly political manifestos which make it difficult to govern subsequently.
The established parties have lost their grip on this contest, but their hold on other parts of the country’s system remains strong.
“I don’t want to see good Brexiteers – not fly-by-night or five-to-midnight ones – lost their seats and have Remainers in their place.”
British workers must be equipped for the task – especially since voters have sent a clear message about wanting stricter controls on immigration.
Alex Morton: Will this election deliver the Joe Chamberlain-style conservatism that May really wants?
In her belief in “the good that government can do”, she is quite unique in terms of UK political post-war history.
Above all, don’t neglect the obvious. May is vulnerable to Tory revolts – as the NICs debacle proved. She wants a real working majority.
This proportion would be content to rely on WTO terms if necessary, or say that Single Market access isn’t important to them in the first place.
Peter Lilley: That £350 million figure. The EU’s negotiating position shows it to be less of an exaggeration than has been claimed.
It makes spending commitments which exceed the amounts it budgets to spend. Those escalating commitments…will approach E250 billion by the time we leave.
In a nutshell, members’ top priority isn’t cutting immigration from the EU, let alone stopping payments to it: instead, it’s restoring self-government – and fast.
Every day in the UK we get together to wonder why Britain abandoned the idea of fairness.
Plus: The coming local elections. My predictions – Liberal Democrats up, Conservatives up, UKIP down, Labour down – and maybe Corbyn out later this year.
Britain has a tradition of democracy, and Britons shunning elections are not, typically, making a stance against that.