She didn’t establish herself as a strategic Home Secretary, but is a highly effective media performer.
Posts Tagged: David Davis MP
This blow to the heart of the Government does nothing to make a challenge less likely. Get ready for Run Raabit Run Raabit Run Run Run.
Meanwhile, the Government has quietly been appointing more trade emissaries during the last few months.
What will happen this week? When could a summit take place? What would the Cabinet say – and what might the Attorney General do?
ConHome’s survey. Next Tory leader. Johnson leads Javid by less than a point – after Davis tears a chunk off his support.
Progress in this chart is invariably linked to media coverage – of which the former Brexit Secretary has had lots recently and the former Foreign Secretary less.
Profile: Noble, puissant, invincible? Geoffrey Cox, the Devonian lawyer who holds May’s fate in his hands.
As Attorney General, he is telling his Cabinet colleagues what any proposals for a deal really mean – even if that’s inconvenient for Downing Street.
Our survey. Brexit preferences. One in ten respondents go for Norway to Canada. Almost half want Canada Plus Plus Plus.
Meanwhile, almost a third of replies support a trade-off over a longer transition and the backstop. Two-thirds oppose any transition extension.
It now the main issue blocking a negotiated agreement – thus risking a No Deal and potentially a harder Irish border. In short, it risks triggering the very thing it is supposed to avoid.
Ireland risks a hard border, imposed on it by the rest of the EU, if a way isn’t found by all parties of climbing off the self-contradictory backstop clauses.
“I’m against an extension to transition”, Rees-Mogg confirms. Plus: How many letters does he think Brady holds? And could there be a second referendum?
The DExEU minister says she has “a lot of respect” for Davis, but that she’s “here in the government”.
There are at least four big obstacles to any plan to crown him leader. And there’s no sign that he has endorsed it, anyway.
The German Chancellor was stronger then than she is now. And there’s no guarantee that any compromise she might push would work.
Frankly, any outcome – no deal, Norway, Canada, even the risk of a second referendum – would be better than what is currently on the table.
Stewart Jackson: Mendacity, duplicity, subterfuge and misjudgement. How I saw an establishment coup wreck a clean Brexit.
Number Ten has been desperate from the start that we must remain in the Customs Union – and endure a kind of semi-skimmed faux Brexit.