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Posts Tagged: Brexit
I am excited by Britain’s post-Brexit prospects but will not stop caring about the EU when I close my Brussels office door for the last time in March.
We prefer Canada Plus Plus Plus. But a question could emerge over the next few months: is it a better option than an unmanageable No Deal – or even no Brexit at all?
Don Porter: There is a huge opportunity for the Conservative vote to sky-rocket if we stay true to the referendum result
Over third of Conservative Voice’s members are mulling voting UKIP next time in response to Chequers.
Daniel Hannan: It should be obvious, not controversial, to seek a deep friendship with our EU neighbours
In the third piece in our mini-series evaluating the EEA, our columnist wonders how both sides managed to become so hostile to moderate concepts.
The Prime Minister replies by contrasting her work on the negotiations to Corbyn’s internal battles over antisemitism.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May condemns Russian “obfuscation and lies” about the Salisbury attacks
Corbyn’s response is condemned as “weaselly” by Johnson.
Kathrine Kleveland: Here in Norway, we can do much better than the EEA. And so can you in Britain when you quit the EU.
In the second piece of our mini-series evaluating the EEA, the leader of the county’s No to EU movement says that the arrangement is entangling Norway in the Union.
The pledge to strengthen police powers on stop and search marks another break with his predecessor as Home Secretary, Theresa May.
Our Survey. May’s summer offensive makes no impact. Over two in three Party members continue to oppose the Chequers plan.
If anything, the figures have slightly worsened from Downing Street’s point of view. At any rate, there is a consistent pattern.
Henry Newman: Has the Prime Minister’s change of tack on Brexit bought any goodwill with her EU counterparts?
We will know soon enough, when the leaders reassemble for the next opportunity to break the impasse.
George Trefgarne: The EEA is a much more attractive option than Chequers, the ‘implementation period’, or No Deal
In the first of a new mini-series evaluating the EEA, the author of ‘Norway then Canada’ argues the route has been wrongly neglected.
During the weeks and months ahead, Conservative MPs will need to use their heads as well as their hearts to reach the Brexit winning line.
George Freeman: Come to our Big Tent Ideas Festival next weekend. And help build conservatism and capitalism for a new generation.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
Marr quizzed him about Hammond’s predictions regarding Brexit costs.