He fears that while “the Government’s words remain robust, its deeds become weak”. Plus: the Rees-Mogg family spent the Royal wedding playing “sermon cricket”.
They argue that even if May doesn’t deliver a clean outcome, the priority must be to ensure that the Article 50 timetable is met.
“You were criticising Labour’s party position, weren’t you?”
He insists they want to maintain the benefits, but their candidate in the Lewisham by-election wants to stay in altogether.
We are being nudged towards Norway Minus rather than Canada Plus Plus Plus almost without anyone noticing.
So much of the Government’s strategy is predicated on the belief that this is impossible. But what if that’s wrong?
The attempt by some Remainers to frame the negotiation as ‘how can we achieve the closest possible relationship with the EU?’ is disingenuous, and should be strongly rebutted.
It should be able to amend proposed legislation only once – or propose laws itself once, with the Commons only needing to vote against these to block them.
if the Government insists on an unrealistic policy to satisfy my more ideological colleagues, I will vote against it for the first time in my parliamentary career.
And most EU member states haven’t spent nearly enough time really thinking what the future relationship between the UK and EU should look like, either.
David Miliband, Nicky Morgan and Nick Clegg are urging from the sidelines a breach of faith with the British people on Brexit.
Here are five priorities. Sort out the extremism mess. Get an immigration policy move-on. Beef up your Windrush review. Don’t mess with ID cards. Or identity politics. Oh, and P.S…
The former Chancellor turns Duncan Smith’s point around to argue that inventing and implementing a new solution to the Irish border won’t work.
The architect of Universal Credit is deeply sceptical that the Government could design and implement a completely new system in time.
The Environment Secretary sets out why members of the Cabinet are sceptical about the Prime Minister’s proposals.