“I’m very glad listening to you tonight to hear that at least conversations on that matter can now begin. You’ve set a blistering timetable.”
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This Commons won’t accept the Northern Ireland backstop. That’s the reality – whether the EU likes it or not.
Remainers cannot both plead Commons supremacy over Brexit and deny it over the Withdrawal Agreement.
Many of our proposals can be introduced quickly. Some might take 12 – 15 months. We don’t believe anything will take longer than two to three years.
“Our friends on the other side of the channel are showing a little bit of reluctance to change their position…I’m confident that they will.”
Even though public concern about immigration seems to have eased off recently, there is reason for caution.
“The backstop is anti-democratic” and “risks weakening…the Belfast Agreement”. Johnson’s letter to Tusk. Full Text.
“It cannot form part of an agreed Withdrawal Agreement. That is a fact we must both acknowledge. I believe the task before us is to strive to find other solutions.”
A No Deal Brexit. “It’s not going to be the end of the world. But it’s not going to be a walk in the park either.”
Since the Government believes the Yellowhammer leak details are out of date, it should publish an up-to-date assessment as soon as possible.
Moggcast Special: Annunziata Rees-Mogg – “The Conservative Party needs to be reminded that Leave won”
The Brexit Party MEP on why she would “fight tooth and nail” against the deal even if the backstop was deleted. Plus: would she stand against her brother?
Sir Malcolm Rifkind says there only needs to be “a small number” who rebel, and “it seems likely the numbers are there”.
MPs are more likely to try other means of stopping a No Deal Brexit than holding a no confidence vote in Johnson’s Government.
The Prime Minister went to Eton on a scholarship, and has time and again evinced his commitment to maximising opportunity for all.
Once again, Remainers are bolstering the separatists even as they lecture Brexiteers on the importance of the Union.
Iain Dale: Don’t mention the war, please. Why Johnson was wrong to suggest Hammond and company are collaborators.
Plus: I’ve never thought a national unity government is a runner, and I think it’s even less likely now.
In both cases their opponents resort to character assassination and are left with no one against whom they can argue.
“Leaving the EU without a deal would be just as much a betrayal of the referendum result as not leaving at all.”