She needn’t to give a blow-by-blow account of the negotiations, but better communication would put any departure turbulence in its proper context.
Posts Tagged: Trade
May warns Davos of globalisation’s downside – and “the cult of individualism”. Her speech: full text
“We need to recognise the way in which a more global and individualistic world can sometimes loosen the ties that bind our society together.”
We will be an ally, not a member, of the United States of Europe.
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.
WATCH: Corbyn criticises May’s demand for Single Market access, then says he wants Single Market access
“Whether it’s specifically this form of Single Market, I don’t know,” he says, confusingly.
David Shipley: It’s time to heal the referendum divisions. Why I support the Brexit Together manifesto.
The manifesto represents an excellent first step on this journey, and I would encourage everyone, whichever party they support, to read it.
May makes absolutely, blindingly clear what Brexit means – and it’s impossible for her opponents to deny
Out of the Single Market. Out, in effect, of the Customs Union. A Parliamentary vote – but on May’s terms, not Farron’s.
We will do better outside the EU, the Single Market and the Customs Union.
It would be an error to choose to fight on ground which is impossible to defend. We must develop a vision of a liberal UK outside the EU.
“He’s pro-Brexit, he’s pro-Britain, and he’s in favour of giving us a fast trade deal.”
“The President-elect is a deal-maker, and he’s confident that he can get a good deal, a win-win, for Britain and America relatively quickly.”
This country can thrive under World Trade Organisation rules, provided the proper groundwork is laid by the Government.
Nick Timothy breaks the news to May that the first British journalist to interview President-elect Trump is…Michael Gove
It’s a scoop for the man she sacked. And, over at the Foreign Office, what will a certain fellow-journalist be thinking…?
Quitting it would mean more scope for trade deals and lower prices. Modern countries don’t need such unions to do business.
WATCH: New Zealand’s new Prime Minister – “We are ready to negotiate a high quality free trade agreement with the UK”
Bill English’s joint press conference with May at Downing Street.