Contrary to myth, the wise king was demonstrating what was beyond his powers. May has done the same – demonstrating gradually that a Canada Deal or No Deal are the only practicable options.
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Votes would come flooding back into UKIP and, perhaps more importantly, to independent candidates that campaign on the “You Lied” platform.
We must embrace digital, invest in skills, and build world-class infrastructure. Hammond’s speech to the CBI – full text
“We must rebuild a consensus for the liberal market economy as the best way to deliver future prosperity.”
To Diehard Remainers. You lost. Get over it. Drop the conspiracy theories – and stop assuming Leave voters are thick.
Lavish campaign spending does not guarantee electoral success. If it did, Brexit wouldn’t be happening. And Theresa May would now have a majority.
But a vote on some form of customs union is coming. Might it become a confidence issue?
Hammond’s indiscipline shows why May should have moved him – and why she must stop dithering over Brexit
If making a final decision seemed too risky for the Prime Minister, her deliberate indecision has now proved even more dangerous.
Fairly or unfairly, the pro-EU cause is already associated with elites. The arrival of the Withdrawal Bill in the Upper House will do nothing to diminish that impression.
The doom-mongers and nay-sayers grumble out of self-interest. Meanwhile, Brexit Britain is strong and set to grow stronger.
It’s not unreasonable to challenge the wilder hyperbole about leaving the EU.
Christopher Howarth: On immigration, we need no implementation, no transition post-Brexit. Just an immediate start in cutting numbers.
Big business has become too reliant on the drug of cheap labour from abroad. It should start preparing to kick the habit now.
Christopher Howarth: Osborne, Umunna and the CBI are offering a bridge to nowhere, not a bridging agreement
Having attacked EEA membership as a bad deal during the referendum, they now pretend it is a good idea in the hope of preventing Brexit.
It backed nationalisation in the ’40s. It opposed Thatcher’s economic policy in the ’80s. It supported the Euro in the ’90s. And now it wants Single Market membership.
42 per cent and no majority 3) May should send for winners, having not won herself – and call in the Vote Leave team.
On the anniversary of the EU referendum, the party leadership needs an audit of what went wrong this month, and a plan for the Tory future in this Parliament.
For all the chatter about the Customs Union, leaving the EU in full is still on course. But May’s bungled election has raised the chances of a disorderly outcome.
The harsh truth is that, nearly seven years into Conservative-led Government, we are still living beyond our means.