The EAW is based on the flawed presumption of judicial parity between European nations. The UK should forge a new partnership where this is actually the case.
Posts Tagged: Australia
Too often it seems as though our perimeters are seen as a problem to be patched-up rather than an asset to be fully modernised.
Owen Paterson: Why are we so insular, unimaginative and inward-looking about healthcare? Europe’s systems are better than the NHS.
In a whole host of countries – Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland – A&E waiting times are typically under an hour.
Owen Paterson: To make Brexit a success, we must break free from the over-taxed, over-regulated European model
That means taking back full control – then using our new-found independence to its greatest possible benefit.
Giving terminally ill, mentally competent adults more choice and control at the end of their lives is a Conservative goal. We should support it.
John Stevens: I am passionately pro-EU. But here’s why I believe Johnson was right about patriotism.
The referendum was at least as much a vote against London as against Brussels – and those whose expert arrogance made them seem to many to be foreigners here.
WATCH: Ici Londres – If statue-smashers don’t like English-speaking civilisation, what would they prefer? asks Daniel Hannan
This competitive virtue-signalling allows mediocre people today to look back on past heroes.
Rebecca Lowe Coulson: Unfashionable and derided it may be, but the concept of citizenship still matters
It’s notable that criticism of it, and of nationhood, typically comes from the privileged, within the most economically and politically secure nations.
The gaps it potentially addresses and the interest shown abroad suggests it at least merits consideration here ias a complement to renewable power generation and electric vehicles.
A comparison with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is stark.
The Australian Prime Minister’s lecture to Policy Exchange in full.
The British economy is already strong, and leaving the customs union will open the door to even broader horizons.
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.