“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.”
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“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.”
Amidst all the regulatory muddle, there has indeed been “gold plating” of EU regulations. All the more reason to leave.
“We will do everything necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal, for which this Government has no mandate.”
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Since the Government believes the Yellowhammer leak details are out of date, it should publish an up-to-date assessment as soon as possible.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?
“Since this document was published the Government has taken significiant additional steps to ensure that we’re ready to leave – Deal or No Deal”
On reports of food, fuel and drug shortages, he says there’s been “scaremongering”.
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.
Richard Short: Don’t fall for the scare stories. Chlorinated chicken would be good for you. It’s time to tuck in.
The irony is that the EU itself has declared there are no food safety grounds to ban the process.
Once again, Remainers are bolstering the separatists even as they lecture Brexiteers on the importance of the Union.
John Strafford: The Grieve case raises a question. Do local Associations have the power not to reselect their Conservative MP?
On what grounds has CCHQ sought to limit the powers that the Party’s constitution grants to special general meetings?
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.
WATCH: Bebb to defect? He says that a short-term Corbyn government would be better than a No Deal Brexit
He argues that all those who want No Deal to be stopped “must take seriously this kind of offer”.