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?
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The blunt reality is that China is a cyber risk and will remain so for years. It has a dreadful reputation for cyber attacks and intellectual property theft.
Doing so would improve social integration, enhance the contribution that migrants make, and allay public discontent over immigration.
For both Brexiteers and the EU, Brexit is a constitutional issue, from which economic consequences flow, rather than the other way around.
Matt Kilcoyne: The Conservative manifesto. Wooing Labour heartlands with socialist policy is a doomed strategy.
The first piece of a series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
The first phase may have been the most fraught, but Johnson’s deal leaves lots to do – and many decisions to make – in the next stage.
Canadians might just decide that, on balance, they prefer the guy who believes in something bigger than himself.
David Gauke: Whatever briefings from Downing Street may claim, an election fought on a No Deal platform would be disastrous
Let me give seven examples of principles that most Conservatives would support. I struggle to reconcile them with those pursuing a No Deal Brexit at any cost.
The Chequers Plan has been dead for some time, but Johnson has now read the funeral rites over it.
Nick Hargrave: As a Tory moderate, I’ve been tempted to give up on Johnson’s party. But here’s why I’m sticking with it.
It would also be dishonest to claim that the thought of voting Liberal Democrat did not flicker momentarily as we’ve veered towards knuckle-head, pound-shop Orbanism.
While trade deals have taken on an important political and symbolic value, their benefits are typically smaller and slower to materialise than many realise.
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.