The established parties have lost their grip on this contest, but their hold on other parts of the country’s system remains strong.
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The Government must try to build from the essentials out – security, legal certainty, frictionless trade. Zero tariffs would be the icing on the cake.
Will the UK get a deal? Much depends on whether other European governments or the EU Commission take charge on the other side of the table.
Isabel Oakeshott: A new role for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. They should become worldwide Ambassadors for Brexit.
The couple should sally forth to convey the message that Britain is ready and eager to seize the opportunities presented by liberation from Brussels.
With growing problems at home, many member states are at odds with the Commission’s punitive line on Brexit.
Richard Risby: During the Brexit negotiation, a great British success story must be safeguarded – our racing industry
This current tripartite agreement between the UK, Ireland and France needs to be maintained as it works so effectively for us all.
Jeremy Hunt: This week’s Budget delivered for the NHS, social care – and the vulnerable people who depend on both
I am determined to see our health service offer the safest, highest quality care anywhere in the world.
Without that difference, Brexit would not have happened.
The tie-up may appeal to the French company more from the perspective of neutralising a rival and preventing it falling into, say, Chinese hands than any wider synergy.
We should not only meet our spending minimum, but exceed it in order to maximise our vital strategic and tactical needs.
Cooper’s anger over unaccompanied child refugees should be targeted at Paris, Rome and Athens, not the Home Office
If we prioritise rescuing children from the incompetence of EU governments, that means children can be rescued from the slaughter of the Middle East.
A major risk and a priority in the negotiations must be maintaining the EU’s system of financial passporting for British institutions.
The effects of Britain’s EU experience and of the Trump admistration’s stance are two big unknowns.
“NATO – the cornerstone of the West’s defence”. The Prime Minister’s speech to the Republican Party Congress: full text
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
It should be used to pay for what we owe in our pensions and benefits system – and thus provide more inter-generational justice.