Countries with which we strike future trade deals – the top priority for Party members according to our survey – should be treated more favourably than those with which we don’t.
Posts Tagged: border control
Garvan Walshe: To get real Brexit for Great Britain, the DUP should consent to Ulster staying in the Single Market and Customs Union
If there’s to be no border in Ireland, and Britain is to leave the Customs Union and Single Market, it follows that there must be a customs border on the Irish Sea.
Daniel Hannan: Johnson – a Tigger among Eeyores – is right to restate the positive, uplifting vision of Brexit
Many voters – Leave and Remain – appreciate his spirit of boldness, and want to move on from past divisions, not reopen them. There are opportunities to be grasped.
For political reasons some ignore practical solutions and pretend the current EU arrangements are perfect. Such obstructionism helps no-one.
Stephen Booth: The immigration policy that voters want post-Brexit puts control first – and a reduction very much second
Overall, our new report suggests that public attitudes towards immigration – and indeed leaving the EU – are not fuelled by racism or intolerance.
The Opposition claims to honour the outcome of the referendum, while opposing the UK taking back control of its laws, its money, and its borders.
A sensible solution is achievable, but unnecessary brinksmanship and over-the-top rhetoric helps nobody.
After leaving the EU, we must ensure we are well-positioned in terms of regulation, taxation, immigration and – crucially – foreign languages.
Brexit offers an opportunity to change our path – and failing to do so could bring very serious electoral consequences.
A combination of work permits and a cap would provide proper control, while still allowing flexibility where it is required.
Why wouldn’t we want to have world class customs systems, cutting edge digital border controls and resilient road infrastructure?
The arrogant behaviour of the EU so far, bordering on the deliberately offensive, is a bluff that we need to call.
Despite the lazy stereotypes, there’s a striking amount of common ground across partisan and referendum divides.
Ireland’s displeasure is understandable. But it could prove counter-productive – working against the free trade deal that would suit it as well as the UK.
Charlie Elphicke: Ready on Day One to keep the Common Travel Area and avoid a hard border in Ireland
The third article in a five-piece series by the author on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.