Any move to grab more powers next year is going to end badly for politicians in Brussels.
Posts by Dr Lee Rotherham
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Kids Count has just launched an important new audit, which is the precursor to a much larger study into knife crime reviewing cause and effect.
Look at what he says, whom he idolises and the ideology that runs through his movement, and it’s a troubling picture.
Whitehall’s touted model is inherently flawed. It was ruled out during the referendum and by the Conservative manifesto.
Lee Rotherham: “The EU is a rules-based organisation.” Oh, really? Consider these ten examples to the contrary. And there’s more.
Let’s remind ourselves of a few occasions where the letter of the law has been lacking the odd dot or crossed T.
Although some pretend the UK must choose between binary options, the reality of what is possible is rather different.
Lee Rotherham: Yes, Canada Plus is a real possibility – and the EU’s own history of trade deals proves it
Don’t fall for the Commission’s spin: it has been the guardian of no fewer than 42 different models of association.
As Rumsfeldian as it may sound, a ‘No Deal Deal’ is entirely possible, where the majority of issues are settled through simple side agreements.
I have long been struck by the incredible stresses placed upon them by a system that is meticulous in its oppression across so many of the European institutions.
There are some risks to trade, but they should be rationalised and addressed rather than overhyped.
What would WTO mean? 1) Lee Rotherham: It would be a walk to a beach, not a cliff-edge drop to destruction
Unless either the UK or the EU want a trade war, its most likely consequence would be making use of a mass of small deals to achieve sizeable gains.
Rail liberalisation is being extended into the EEA agreement: the Fourth Railway Package is set to increase competition further.
There is now a risk that it will affect the specialist advice that the Government will be receiving from certain quarters.
He showed us how popular trends through the ages can be damagingly repetitive, self-fuelling and irrational.
Lee Rotherham: Unravelling the tangled web of EU policies and regulations will take time and careful planning
Four principles will help the Government to overcome challenges before they become crises.