The EU’s missteps over the last week have provided an excellent opportunity to seek changes to the Protocol that might provide for a more durable settlement.
It’s safe to say the UK will have saved tens of thousands of additional lives relative to going at the EU-4’s pace over the coming months.
The CPTPP is preferable to the EU because it elevates mutual recognition over harmonisation.
Polls very strongly suggest the public are much more irritated with the police not enforcing basic rules with greater severity.
We trust that the Health and Social Care Committee will be looking into this in the course of its inquiry into young people’s mental health.
I question whether our reformed apprenticeship system goes far enough.
The Prime Minister has got Brexit done and is delivering on vaccines. Meanwhile, Starmer has nothing positive to say.
The EU’s triggering of Article 16 is premature, provocative and sets a precedent that will be cited by those unwilling to accept the consequences of the Protocol.
Plus: Sturgeon is ridiculous to criticise the PM’s trip to Scotland. And: Now’s not the time for a Coronavirus inquiry.
Also: Gove should beware Brown’s constitutional anti-wisdom; Davies makes way for Davies; and MSPs compel evidence over Salmond row.
The prominence of Russians in the UK means that the UK can play an outside role in making the migraine even worse.
The Government needs to provide an educational route map out of Coronavirus for schools and colleges – so that they can prepare.
This is an ambitious project designed to appeal to the 30 per cent of people here who don’t cycle but say they would like to give it a go.
It’s striking that the countries that did best during Covid are those, like Taiwan and South Korea, which live under threat of annihilation by their neighbours.
Plus: Where have Allegra Stratton’s live press conferences got to? And why I hate Twitter.