He also addresses the question of the Northern Irish border and tariff-free trade with the Republic of Ireland.
Posts Tagged: Northern Ireland
Economically and psychologically, Ireland is closer to Boston than Berlin, and to Britain than Germany.
Problems that it may cause our nearest and closest neighbour would also be problems for us.
Also: Merkel ally threatens ‘divide and rule’ approach to Ulster; SNP put far-right extremist on candidates list; Labour expel members fighting Northern Irish election; and more.
George Maggs: Brexit, our Commonwealth friends – and a chance to discover the deepest sense of our national interest
Our real interests derive from forging understandings and ties with countries which have traditionally considered themselves British in all but name.
Yes, it’s a regional party. But the EU referendum was a UK-wide vote, so of course it bought ads in Edinburgh and London.
Also: Sinn Fein tries to win special status for Ulster (by ignoring London); Daisley exposes the SNP’s one-party Scotland; and more.
The report I have been working on over the past year will provide the Government with a clear strategy to help tackle rough sleeping.
Also: May ‘intensifies’ work with devolved leaders on Brexit; Brokenshire attacks one-sided Troubles inquiries; Scottish Labour will ‘never’ back another referendum; and more.
Jeremy Sher: Future referendums should require a majority of the Home Nations, not just a majority of the people
Our democratic rules have not kept pace with the changing nature of the Union.
Also: Rudd and Mundell rule out Scottish exceptions on single market and immigration; Welsh Labour team up with Plaid to fight for status quo; and more.
Also: Davidson attacks SNP’s efforts to deepen divisions over Brexit; and the Welsh Conservatives criticise Labour’s bid to overturn new trade union laws.
Will she step up the Conservatives’ campaign in the Stormont elections, or prioritise the Party’s burgeoning relationship with the Democratic Unionists?
Also: Labour slumps to lowest levels in Welsh polls since last days of Brown’s premiership; and Scottish Tories accuse SNP of a ‘wasted decade’.
What possible reason could Labour have to vigorously oppose anti-fraud measures?