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Daniel Hannan: Post-Brexit, we could aim for EFTA. Or model ourselves on Singapore. But either way, we must decide.
It is hard to avoid the impression that leaving is being undertaken in a spirit of damage limitation rather than a spirit of opportunity.
But Rees-Mogg, Jenkin and Bone indicated that her problem is not just with the DUP. It is with her own party.
The Brexit Secretary under fire at the DexEU Select Committee over the Government’s preparations and his consistency.
Are we due a “Boris eruption”? Where he, May, Davis and Hammond are now on the Government’s Brexit strategy.
The Prime Minister’s stance on regulatory alignment is very hard indeed to square with his vision of a freewheeling Britain. Watch this space.
WATCH: Sturgeon and Khan are making “a foolish mistake” on the Single Market and Customs Union, says Davis
To the idea of leaving one part of the country behind, he replies: “No UK government would allow such a thing, let alone a Conservative and Unionist one.”
Someone has to take control of the Government grid and plot a series of activities designed to reinforce each other and to build a positive narrative.
Robert Halfon: If there’s a spare £40 billion going, we should spend it in the UK, not hand it to Brussels
The referendum must be honoured, and we must leave the EU. That shouldn’t mean giving away a fortune for the privilege.
No agreement today between the two. The EU’s deadline has slipped, as Downing Street had warned. Did the DUP sink a deal?
WATCH: Foster – “Northern Ireland must leave the EU on the same terms as the rest of the United Kingdom”
The DUP leader rejects “any form of regulatory divergence which separates Northern Ireland economically or politically from the rest of the UK”.
The run-up to the European Council meetings next week could decide the future of the negotiations.
Thomas Bridge: Don’t knock Varadkar. He is doing his job – but he is also one of the best friends we have.
What is almost certainly motivating the Taoiseach’s comments is the lack of concrete proposals about how proposed new arrangements will work.
Nicky Morgan: Why this social mobility setback? Because the best brains in the Government are fixated on Brexit.
Too little attention is focused on the reasons why where you are born and your family background still matter far too much in modern Britain.
“If we remain under the European Court of Justice and we’re making large, obligatory payments to the budget…we will have stayed in the European Union.”