What was sketched out yesterday, boiled down to essentials, sounds a lot like his Canada Plus Plus Plus. But no decision yet it seems on the Customs Union.
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The Prime Minister told one good joke and then bored her way to victory.
The newspapers can’t be blamed for reporting that Britain won’t be “plunged into a Mad Max-style world” – his own department issued the quote in advance.
The UK does not intend to undercut or undermine “our closest friends and allies”, the Brexit Secretary says,
Martyn Rady: The Prime Minister should replace the negotiating team and follow Barnier’s tough-talking example
The EU is willing to deploy both clarity and menace in its dealings with us. This might once have been avoidable, but we must now do likewise in return.
Johnson’s speech today and the Commission’s basic take are strangely similar – Brexit points to a Canada-type settlement on alignment and divergence.
The phrase is widely attributed to Jacob Rees-Mogg. But a senior Labour politician got there first…
It would make no sense to spurn taking control of our trade policy and leave it with the EU – in which we will no longer have a say.
A bright start in our Cabinet League Table for McVey, Lewis, Hancock & Hinds. Hammond’s rating heads west.
And the Prime Minister, tenth in the table last time round, is back in negative territory and second from bottom.
Respondents are much where they were a few weeks ago, for all the turmoil that has taken place since the reshuffle.
Bill Wiggin: A Brexit implementation period might be acceptable – but only if it is strictly time-limited
And, of course, only if there is an agreement to implement. Otherwise, we must leave immediately on 29th March 2019.
Nicky Morgan: Perhaps the Prime Minister should have gone. But she didn’t. The Cabinet must now take a lead.
Ministers need get a grip by acting collectively to agree a Brexit end-state based in reality and on what Parliament will approve eventually – and then stick to it.
“Today I want to talk specifically about the bridge that we plan to build, to smooth the path to our new relationship with the European Union after Brexit.”
Peter Franklin: Ruling political tribes 2) The Conservatives. Gove is now in a position to emerge as kingmaker – or, just maybe, as King.
But unless his fully-developed vision of the future can capture heart-and-minds, I’d expect control of the party to stay with the mainstream.
David Campbell Bannerman: We’ve voted to leave the EU but, until Brexit takes place, we need to keep our MEPs
Each one of us will have a vote on any deal – and 73 MEPs may well be crucial to passing it.