Plus: The Labour leader’s other Brighton speech: “It was a full-blown Marxist rant. Put up taxes. Employers are evil. You know the sort of thing. They lapped it up.”
Nor will the eventual separation from the EU see a sudden break. Rather, this will be a gradual and partial divergence.
If new members realise that they have no real say in making their new party one that really works for everyone, they won’t remain members for long.
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There were no Momentum mugs left. “Everything we had has gone ‘just like that’. Do keep checking the website, though”.
Raab, Badenoch, Sunak, O’Brien, Eustice, Frazer and Tugendhat should all be more senior and more visible.
The arrogant behaviour of the EU so far, bordering on the deliberately offensive, is a bluff that we need to call.
The difference between us and the Labour is that we deal with the world and reality as it is – not as some utopia we would like it to be.
Plus: Osborne’s regrets, vintage Heseltine – and, after Germany, to Brighton, for what is claimed to be the biggest conference Labour has ever held.
A president who is quick to attack friends and allies needs to bring other world leaders into his coalition.
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We will have one shot at getting the revision of the Planning Framework right. This makes the next eighteen months critical for the Conservatives’ long-term future.
With the stakes as high as they are, the Tories need to throw the kitchen sink at the Opposition to drag themselves ahead in the polls.
The suggestion here seems to be to keep current and future EU law – and thus the ECJ. We would accept EU laws as they developed without a say.
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.