Get Heywood and Robbins out; get Rees-Mogg and Duncan Smith in. There is still a chance to reverse last week’s defeat.
Posts Tagged: Brexit
“The odds against a No Deal outcome have dropped dramatically. That’s the meaning of this week.”
“Things are moving so fast that one doesn’t know what’s going to happen next, but we’re not calling for it.”
Our snap survey. Seven out of ten party members think May was right to agree last week’s Brexit deal
Perhaps while Party members don’t like elements of the deal very much, their main emotional reaction to it is simply relief that trade talks are set to begin.
We need a new negotiating team – who will come in hard, making it clear to the EU that we are not going to roll over.
As Michael Gove hints this morning, the Cabinet must finally debate and decide which route it prefers.
It’s just that single question, but we believe our Panel members will appreciate the opportunity to express a view.
We must insist that an “in principle” agreement on trade be reached by the end of March 2018 – otherwise the EU will have us over a barrel.
Economically, it could be transformational, as it has been in Norway, which established its fund back in the early 1990s. It is now worth over a trillion dollars.
Syed Kamall: That there has been a Brexit talks breakthrough is no thanks to the Commission’s negotiating plan
Hopefully, these efforts will pay off next week when national leaders decide whether to open talks on trade and a transition period. It is time to get down to business.
The pro-Brexit Environment Secretary is up and about early to defend the Prime Minister – and nip any criticism from Leavers in the bud.
Trade talks may collapse – or produce no deal worth signing. But at least they’re set to happen. That’s a big breakthrough for May.
Some said we would never get the conversation going. But now it’s ready to take place. Which should win the Prime Minister some Parliamentary respite.
The Deal (“Joint report from the negotiators of the European Union and the United Kingdom”). Link to full text.
Sections on: Citizens’ rights, Ireland and Northern Ireland, Financial Settlement and Other Separation Issues (including Euratom)
What the Prime Minister said at this morning’s press conference.
WATCH: Juncker – “The Commission has just formally decided to recommend…that sufficient progress has now been made”
What the European Commission President said at this morning’s press conference.