Just as Geldof swearing at fishermen symbolised the referendum divide, negotiations over fish offer an insight into what ‘taking back control’ really means.
Posts Tagged: CFP
To shut off consideration of realistic and achievable ways of supporting the Government’s Brexit objectives would be irresponsible.
Lee Rotherham: Yes, Canada Plus is a real possibility – and the EU’s own history of trade deals proves it
Don’t fall for the Commission’s spin: it has been the guardian of no fewer than 42 different models of association.
Andrew Green: No, EFTA membership would not give us adequate control of immigration. There is a better way.
MigrationWatch has suggested that those EU migrants with skills in short supply should be able to come to the UK for a time-limited period after Brexit.
James Cartlidge: We should consider joining EFTA – which would give us the brake on unskilled EU migration that we may need
If we are also out of CAP, CFP and direct ECJ jurisdiction, able to negotiate our own trade deals and in the Single Market, it might not be such a bad outcome after all.
Ideas for the Budget 2) Andrew Lilico: How Hammond can create sovereign wealth funds to invest in housing
Plus: the official measure of inflation should be changed; student funding requires reform; and the Chancellor must prepare for No Deal.
“Leaving the EU gives us a once in a lifetime opportunity to reform…how we care for our land, our rivers and our seas.”
Nick Boles: Why Britain should transition to full Brexit over three years – leaving before the next election is due
A six-year move from referendum vote to full sovereignty, rather than a sudden ripping away of all ties, is surely what a successful departure looks like.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: The manifesto must convince Leavers – and lock in our escape from the EU
Pro-EU Lords will not be able to block Brexit measures that are set out in May’s programme for Government.
Lee Rotherham: Unravelling the tangled web of EU policies and regulations will take time and careful planning
Four principles will help the Government to overcome challenges before they become crises.
Leadsom needs to start thinking now about establishing a system based on property rights.
The Ministry of Defence should make a grand gesture by increasing the Royal Navy’s visible presence in Gibraltar.
Brian Binley MP: My new book on EU renegotiation – and why we should question our single market membership
In “Hard Bargains or Weak Compromises”, Dr Lee Rotherham and I probe whether association rather than membership would be best for Britain.