The British economy is already strong, and leaving the customs union will open the door to even broader horizons.
Posts Tagged: Australia
Terry Barnes: May would have seen her snap election fiasco coming, if only she’d looked abroad to…Australia
A massive poll lead. Going early. A wooden leader. Mindless mantras. A despised opposition. And then collapse. The parallels are uncanny: why didn’t Crosby warn her?
Its permit system places the island’s residents at the centre of policy – and can be tightened up, just as just it was in 2009, if the economy is squeezed.
Britain has a tradition of democracy, and Britons shunning elections are not, typically, making a stance against that.
Even when the question is properly specified, they offer voters a binary choice without any consideration of the consequences that potentially flow.
Binita Mehta-Parmar: Citizenship ceremonies at the Cup Final – and a new migration model for Post-Brexit Britain.
Modern Britain’s new report, released today, proposes increasing the number of highly-skilled migrants while significantly reducing low-skilled immigration.
George Maggs: Brexit, our Commonwealth friends – and a chance to discover the deepest sense of our national interest
Our real interests derive from forging understandings and ties with countries which have traditionally considered themselves British in all but name.
If it is too exotic a model, try Australia or New Zealand. They, too, have opened their markets, removing tariffs and trade barriers, liberalising their economies.
Michael Tomlinson: Brexit is the greatest opportunity for free trade and prosperity since the repeal of the Corn Laws
Tomorrow marks the anniversary of Peel moving his great measure – to which much of the Lords was also opposed.
Starting with creating a designated channel for them, and continuing by heavily promoting the Registered Travellers Service.
We can achieve free trade, a fair immigration policy – and a much needed shot in the arm for intelligence sharing.
The Australian former trade ambassador argues we must leave the Customs Union to secure the full benefit for ourselves and others.
We should draw up plans for free trade among the nine major powers, and free movement among the Anglosphere.
“NATO – the cornerstone of the West’s defence”. The Prime Minister’s speech to the Republican Party Congress: full text
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
Jeremy Sher: Future referendums should require a majority of the Home Nations, not just a majority of the people
Our democratic rules have not kept pace with the changing nature of the Union.