Ministers and others are mulling whether checks already in place across the Irish Sea could be extended.
We don’t claim that the EU would accept it – but neither will the Commission nor the 27 necessarily accept the Prime Minister’s new plan.
EXCLUSIVE. The Alternative Brexit White Paper. A draft from DexEU. 1) Mutual recognition, not ongoing harmonisation.
The first extract from the fullest draft of the proposals that were put together by the Department for Exiting the European Union – published today on ConservativeHome.
The tension can be seen in the way the Prime Minister’s sensible effort at Chequers clashes with the deeply-seated values of many in the Party’s grassroots.
The President, and the wider rise of right-wing populism around the world, offers us some examples of what to do – and what not to do.
His attack on the Brexiteers as Romantics runs the risk of dismissing the EU referendum as a fraud.
Daniel Hannan: My view of May’s new Brexit plan. It’s just about better than No Deal. But now a line in the sand must be drawn.
Preparing for no deal ought therefore to be our national priority – cuts in corporate and personal taxes, removal of regulations, openness to global business.
Philip Dunne: Defence helps boost our prosperity. Here are my recommendations to grow its contribution.
The MoD should use the opportunity of Brexit to reflect on whether EU competition rules should continue to apply to procurement.
Number 10’s plan was summarised in the statement released after Chequers. The Ministers’ was contained in DexEU’s draft of the White Paper.
Henry Newman: May’s strategy is in crisis – continuing to exclude the Brexit Secretary from the process will only make that worse
Davis was not alone in being kept in the dark – ministers in various departments have been wrongly left out of Brexit planning done by their own civil servants.
This is not all about him. It is about the kind of country which the UK is going to become.
After Davis quit, a vote of confidence in May’s leadership hung in the balance. Now it’s set to happen – and events are creating their own momentum.
No clearer signal could be sent that the Haltemprice and Howden MP is out on his own. But the promotion will lose Raab some friends even as it delivers a new gain in status.
The question this morning is whether Johnson, who fundamentally disagrees with May’s new Brexit policy no less, will also go – along with other Cabinet dissenters.
Chloe Westley: You think the LibDems were punished over tuition fees? That’s nothing compared to the fate that now stalks the Tories over Brexit.
They risk a reputation of betraying the largest vote in British history.