“Instead of allowing cartels and producer interests to raise barriers to entry, it encourages competition and allows for maximum consumer choice.”
Posts Tagged: Daniel Hannan MEP
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.
“If size were the key to success, China would be wealthier than Hong Kong, Indonesia would be wealthier than Singapore, and the EU would be wealthier than Switzerland.”
“Between 80,000 and 150,000 people work making steel in the US. Seventeen million are employed in industries which use steel.”
“You can take any measure…and we’re better off than any of the predictions made by all the official bodies during the campaign.”
Garvan Walshe: To get real Brexit for Great Britain, the DUP should consent to Ulster staying in the Single Market and Customs Union
If there’s to be no border in Ireland, and Britain is to leave the Customs Union and Single Market, it follows that there must be a customs border on the Irish Sea.
WATCH: Ici Londres – Why is Oxfam given greater latitude than the President’s Club? asks Daniel Hannan
“Once we’ve categorised someone as either an oppressor or a victim, we really struggle to see that they might be more ambiguous.”
Seema Malhotra and the MEP & ConHome columnist exchange question and answer on the Customs Union.
WATCH: Ici Londres – Staying in the Customs Union would be “the worst of all worlds”, argues Daniel Hannan
“Why is anyone arguing for this bizarre outcome?” If some are proposing it as a way to transition back into the EU, they should be honest enough to say so.