“There’s still time to pull out of this nosedive, but only if we’re prepared to put aside the partisanship and concentrate on the national interest.”
Posts Tagged: Daniel Hannan MEP
“To carry on overlooking grotesque abuses for the sake of a small number of people dependent on their largesse reflects incredibly badly on us.”
WATCH: Brexit Britain is an oasis of moderation even while populists rise elsewhere, notes Daniel Hannan
“In which EU country does the public when polled take the most positive view of immigration?”
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
WATCH: Ici Londres – There’s no reason to believe that those who won’t accept one referendum will honour a second one
Consider, Hannan argues, the promises made by people like Clegg, Major and Ashdown during the last campaign.
George Freeman: Come to our Big Tent Ideas Festival next weekend. And help build conservatism and capitalism for a new generation.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
WATCH: Ici Londres – Hannan suggests that offence-taking has become a form of conspicuous consumption
“I’ll give you a general rule of thumb – a heuristic, if you will. Anyone who says ‘I am offended’ is not really offended.”
“Instead of allowing cartels and producer interests to raise barriers to entry, it encourages competition and allows for maximum consumer choice.”
The deadline is August 6th. While the role has yet to capture the public’s imagination, it has genuine power.
“The more cheaply we can buy goods and services… the more we free up time for our people to make, and sell, and buy, and invent things.”
WATCH: Ici Londres – Remainer MPs should be honest and admit they are trying to scupper, not scrutinise, Brexit, argues Daniel Hannan
“From the EU’s point of view, why would you make any concessions as long as Remainers in the Lords and Commons are doing your work for you?”
If overcome by the belief that Putin bought the referendum, our advice is to lie down in a dark room until the feeling goes away.
“This new government exists explicitly to do what the Italian people have just voted against. I suppose at least they’re being honest about it.”
As the miracles of Hong Kong and Singapore demonstrate, cheaper imports, rather than easier exports, are the big win. The trick is persuading voters to agree.
WATCH: Ici Londres – After the Windrush scandal, it is all the more important for liberal Leavers to speak up, argues Hannan
One of the few positive things to come out of the appalling affair is the way it revealed the British people are far from the anti-immigrant caricature some paint of them.