By reminding us that the EU status quo isn’t on the table, Juncker has done us a favour. Now May must set out her own stall.
Posts Tagged: Schengen Agreement
Christopher Howarth: Sturgeon’s vanishing independence options. There would be no automatic EU or EEA membership for Scotland.
A curious alignment of remainer Unionists and Scottish nationalists was convinced that Brexit would cause the end of the UK. Fortunately, they were wrong.
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.
The Ministry of Defence should make a grand gesture by increasing the Royal Navy’s visible presence in Gibraltar.
They should be given some things that are genuinely awkward for us, and have their existential concerns addressed.
Today, Gove is attacked over his immigration warnings…as Austria is poised to elect a Far Right President
The core question for many British voters is a simple one: do they really trust the EU to play its part in controlling migration across the continent effectively?
After Paris and now Brussels, let’s avoid claims based on gut feelings, out-dated information or – dare I say it – wilful misunderstandings.
The balance of the safety argument is for leaving. But neither referendum outcome will dampen the fanaticism of our home-grown extremists.
Too many in the EU are looking at solutions for next year or the year after, such as a European border guard – able to be deployed even if the country concerned objects.
Eric Pickles: The Prime Minister has got Britain a good deal in Europe. Now let’s get out and sell it.
It is a grand delusion that, right after walking out of the EU, our former partners would be bound to give us a better deal than we have now, with none of the cost.
It has the capacity to ensure that the UK gets the best of both worlds.
Part Two in our mini-series concludes that the choice is between a possible wrangle over free movement if we leave and the certainty of more uncontrolled migration if we don’t.
The leader of a new pro-Remain campaign group makes a “pragmatic” case for staying in the EU, and says most Conservative MPs agree with him.
Whether reform can be delivered in time to convince us Brits to vote to stay in the Union remains to be seen.
Few leaders on the continental mainland have the understanding and the political will to take the measures that are needed to protect their citizens.