A Brexit in the hand is worth two in the bush. None the less, the Commons will have to vote her proposals down, if the EU banks them but offers no proper deal in return.
Posts Tagged: Brexit
Syed Kamall: This time round, I’m not seeking to stand. But here’s an agenda for a Conservative Mayor of London.
Rather than “one size fits all” directives from City Hall we must allow local communities to have the chance to innovate.
“Showing a combination of angry rhetoric and then irresolution in the talks has been the worst possible combination.”
The ‘special relationship’ is under strain on several fronts, but the President remains one of the strongest and most important international supporters of Brexit.
Nick Boles and Robert Syms: One of us was a Remainer, the other a Leaver. We join now with other Tory MPs to back Theresa May.
Any Cabinet member who throws their toys out of the pram at Chequers will receive a cold shoulder in the tearoom.
The Morley and Outwood MP says that her constituents want the Brexit they voted for – and asks why Downing Street accuses Leavers but not Remainers of “bullying”.
Robert Halfon: What Hunt has done for the NHS, Hinds must do for schools. We need textbooks, not tanks.
Plus: beware of claims that we’ve reached Peak Corbyn. Don’t raise fuel duty. Scrap hospital car parking charges. And: Hands keeps his promises.
Henry Newman: Yes, we have proposed a voluntary managed alignment in goods. But direct ECJ jurisdiction must end.
Either a new dispute resolution mechanism will be required, or the UK could dock into part of the EFTA court to resolve disputes over goods.
James Frayne: Relations between businesses and politicians are made worse by the fact each misunderstand the other
It’s not just about Brexit – it’s deeper and longer-standing than that. Ironically, relations would improve if they each a bit more combative.
The Moggcast. “If it’s a bad deal, or it doesn’t meet the manifesto commitments, people won’t vote for it”
Rees-Mogg on Cabinet indiscipline, how May could survive Brexit defeat, and why he is “very unlikely” to be the next Prime Minister. And: is the World Cup coming home?
Nicky Morgan: If Cabinet Ministers aren’t prepared to listen to business, they should consider their position
Saying “f**k business” is the kind of lack of understanding I’d expect from our Marxist-sympathising Shadow Chancellor – not from a Conservative Foreign Secretary.
“If you put a lot of options down on the table, of course all they’ll do is shop around bits here and there and you’ll end up retreating into the worst position for us.”
“I think there will be a good deal, but I can’t pretend that there is a deal now that’s in our back pocket and we’re just going through the motions.”
The former Chair of Vote Leave explains why she and other Brexiteers are willing to consider a longer transition period if the reason behind for it is clear.
The Housing Secretary says that trade, security, and avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland are the priorities.