The Foreign Secretary on the prospect of the EU demanding a role for the court in a future trade deal.
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“We were held responsible for every failure…this was the main problem. But the EU is like a miracle – almost impossible.”
“The direction of travel of the European Union on economic has been challenging neo-liberalism.”
And he says that UK ambassadors reportedly being told not to sit alongside their EU counterparts “comes across as a bit petty”.
The Brexit Party will continue as an insurance policy “in case things go wrong”. And there will be “a new think-tank called Brexit Watch”.
WATCH: Foster – “It’s difficult to see” how there can not be checks between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
“He told one of my colleagues in the House of Commons that emphatically there would not be checks.”
WATCH: Raab says Barnier is wrong about border checks between the UK and EU – if the latter meets its commitments
[Checks are] “directly in conflict not only with the Withddrawal Agreement but with undertakings in the Political Declaration”.
It’s only Day Three – but Brussels is angling for a Britain with “the rights of Canada and the obligations of Norway”. Will there be a Managed No Deal instead?
A WTO exit at the end of 2020 is not the probable outcome – but the risk does look under-priced.
It’s back to the future as we become a self-governing country – almost four years on from the EU referendum.
“The most important thing to say tonight is that this is not an end but a beginning. This is the moment when the curtain goes up on a new act in our national drama.”
Plus: No nay to Huawei. Or to HS2, too. And: my looming interview with Pompeo on his visit to London.
Saqib Bhatti: Openness, transparency, freedom. Lodestars for our future on the day when we leave the EU
We must maintain our pro-enterprise agenda to cement our status as being a place where both businesses and investors can thrive.
Interview: Lamont describes how the belief that Britain should leave the EU entered the Tory mainstream
Her told a meeting in 1994 that “it has recently been said that the option of leaving the Community [is] ‘unthinkable’. I believe this attitude is rather simplistic.”
“I wish you all the best for the future. I want to return to the kind of vision that Churchill set out.”