No, it isn’t racism. Nor is it economic consequences. Nor even the impact on
public services. Rather, it cuts to the heart of why countries exist at all.
The logic of her view that no deal is better than a bad one suggests that, like Thatcher at Fontainebleau, she is prepared to walk away if necessary.
The manifesto represents an excellent first step on this journey, and I would encourage everyone, whichever party they support, to read it.
Become educated, dress like you belong and join a political party.
The Prime Minister’s priorities entail a hard Brexit, and are more important to her than economic stability.
Such a deal would, on balance, be better than Most Favoured Nation Status. But MFN would be better than a bad deal – and giving up on regaining control of our borders.
It should raise some £250 million a year – enough to increase the UK’s borders budget by 50 per cent.
There is also significant support for some pretty extreme socialist policies among the wider electorate.
The traditional Labour voters in this Cumbrian by-election seem to respect May more than they respect their own leader.
It’s time for mistaken claims to the contrary to be consigned to history.
The Prime Minister breaks with tradition by giving her first interview of the year to Sophie Ridge on Sky.
France’s choice, then: economic (global) liberalism, versus (communitarian) promises of welfarism and border control. Remind you of anything?
The arguments are more finely balanced than in the case of the Single Market, but maintaining the present arrangement would blunt the point of Brexit.
MigrationWatch believes that net migration from the EU is unlikely to fall below 155,000 in the medium to long term for as long as free movement continues.
The lessons on the importance of integration have still not been learnt.