While trade deals have taken on an important political and symbolic value, their benefits are typically smaller and slower to materialise than many realise.
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Confessions of use in their youth by politicians raises the case for controlled legalisation – at least of ‘soft’ substances, if not yet of hard ones.
Michael Gove: I have shown in government that I deliver. And as Prime Minister, I will deliver Brexit – and stop Corbyn.
My experience – mastering those detailed briefs, winning support, driving through reform – leaves me in the best position to achieve Brexit.
Nick Hargrave: How Johnson became Prime Minister, cut a Brexit deal, won an election – and triumphed. For a bit.
None of what follows is impossible and, if there is a common thread, it is the self-interest of MPs in avoiding an election before leaving the EU.
Chloe Westley: There’s a word for the “certain type of people” you brush off, Ms Rudd. Conservatives.
These are the people who give up their free time to knock on doors around the country, and take the heat for the Government’s failure to deliver Brexit.
A new biography of the ruthless, devious, vulgar, brilliant newspaperman who in 1940 became Minister of Aircraft Production.
Andy Maciver: As Johnson’s leadership prospects improve, Scots Tories mull going it alone. Here’s why.
As their conference opens this weekend, they are pondering claims that his ratings north of the border are dismal – and how to respond.
Good luck to every Conservative standing for election today. Let us hope that in future much more power is devolved to the roles you are competing for.
Instead, the Party must demonstrate how the Labour leader as Prime Minister would raise living costs and damage public service.
These opportunities and options should start far earlier in children’s lives, enabling a twin-track of skills training.
We have a unique opportunity to protect precious marine habitats using local knowledge, world-leading science and global leadership.
Precisely because it would be a rather unnecessary addition to the current deal, it is hard to argue that the proposal would be a disaster for Brexit.
Hers or Letwins? That’s what the choice is narrowing down to. From the point of view of trust in politics, how MPs vote will now make little difference – if any.
It would increase our power to control freedom of movement, plus our laws and finances – and deliver on the referendum result.
Or as close to it as a site well-disposed to both can get in this fallen world. This is the story of a marriage gone horribly wrong.