The “Common Rulebook” approach is an ostacle to signing up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
They propose a bespoke agreement that would permit mutual market access, with a Solvency II equivalence outcome built into it.
Regional allies will be reassured by the President’s presence as White House watchers try to see what ‘America First’ means overseas.
A president who is quick to attack friends and allies needs to bring other world leaders into his coalition.
This aggressiveness about disputed territories has become a feature of Chinese foreign policy.
“We need to recognise the way in which a more global and individualistic world can sometimes loosen the ties that bind our society together.”
Quietly, public support for getting on with delivering Leave will continue to swell.