I understand the Government’s keenness to achieve a free trade agreement with the EU, but we need to be careful that the price is not too high.
Posts Tagged: City of London
James Arnell: Ready on Day One for Brexit. 1) Money. If there’s no deal, and the EU fails to play fair, we shouldn’t pay it a penny.
I would propose that we pay a total of €12 billion as our “divorce bill” – even if there’s no FTA. But subject to three conditions.
James Arnell: Worried that Brexit will cost City jobs? It’s easier to keep them than you might think.
Much of the concern is over-hyped – not least because these specialised, highly skilled people don’t want to leave London in the first place.
In the wake of the Grenfell Tower calamity – and regardless of it – asserting property rights is not enough
A Conservative MP has led the way in proposing how London could be rebalanced away from the super-rich and back towards the mass of its citizens.
What would WTO mean? 2) Christopher Howarth: Financial services and data sharing can be managed without a fully-fledged deal
The absence of a trade agreement with the EU should not concern us – there are swift, practical ways to overcome possible issues.
I write this as possibly the least nationalistic member in the Houses of the Oireachtas, and one of just three members who wants to see Ireland re-join the Commonwealth.
The Shadow Chancellor tries to defend his policy from criticisms by Sadiq Khan, who called it “madness”.
Charlie Elphicke: Don’t assume that Macron will push our border back to Dover. Here’s how we can reach agreement.
France’s new president may be a more positive force for Britain than people expect. But we need to be ready – deal or no deal.
Macron’s win will enthuse Britain’s social democrats – who currently need all the cheering up they can get
Perhaps the reason why the Conservatives are marginalising them is that the former are shaping an electoral coalition big enough to include Leavers and Remainers.
The established parties have lost their grip on this contest, but their hold on other parts of the country’s system remains strong.
The Government appears bumbling, directionless and out-of-ideas before Article 50 has even been triggered.
The Government’s foreign policy may deliver a good departure from the EU and stronger relations with the US, but we must have economic reform.
Conservative donations dipped sharply after the EU referendum. How might Party finances be restored?
The loss of Feldman, the hopelessness of Corbyn and Eurosceptic donor fatigue all play their part. CCHQ says it has a plan to get the money rolling in again.
A major risk and a priority in the negotiations must be maintaining the EU’s system of financial passporting for British institutions.
The Article 50 Bill starts its passage through the Commons today – uniting the Conservative Party and throwing Labour into disarray.