Frost is correst that the UK would be within its rights to trigger Article 16 – the anti-diversion of trade provisions are in the text.
Posts Tagged: David Frost
Our Cabinet League Table. Raab plummets from third from top in July to fourth from bottom last month.
And Wallace is up from ninth to fourth. The Prime Minister and Home Secretary are both in the bottom ten.
Allegra Stratton’s interventions seem more like those of a minister than a mere mouthpiece of Boris Johnson.
Two by-elections and one Health Secretary – losses see Johnson fall by 16 points in our Cabinet League Table
Javid comes straight in at fifth place; Williamson’s score is in freefall; and the podium positions are unchanged.
“We have been surprised by the EU’s willingness to resort quite quickly to threats”. Lord Frost’s Königswinter speech.
“We do have a challenge…it is to respond to the new political configuration here without falling into the trap of statism.”
Ben Roback: Biden and the Northern Ireland Protocol. A strategic international imperative, or purely a domestic trade issue?
The President’s instincts on Ireland and his approach to trade pull in different political directions.
It’s also about much more, of course. But the wrangle over a legal principle is also over the consequences of enforcing it.
The Health Secretary now languishes very near the bottom, while Truss secures her sixth month at the top and Johnson recovers a little.
The Government is right to insist on protecting food supply chains inside our country. But is the Prime Minister up for the fight?
Granting ‘Royal status’ to Hillsborough is the latest small but welcome step by the Government to do just that.
The UK competes as itself too rarely to allow the Corporation’s complacency to let Britain down. Time to bring some Olympic focus.
David Gauke: Is Britain really set to become a low tax, less regulated, free trading, buccaneering country?
Despite a surprisingly liberal migration policy, the bulk of the post-Brexit evidence so far suggests not.
Henry Hill: Frost’s appointment shows the Government is not resigned to the Northern Ireland Protocol
His extension of grace periods only makes sense as part of a strategy aimed at securing meaningful concessions to assuage unionist concerns.
He is well-placed to knock on the doors of individual member states, as the Government and the Union lock horns over free movement.
Plus: If Sunak wishes to ingratiate himself with small business people, he should scrap the loan charge and IR35.