For many, WTO terms are good enough for trade and the compromises required for a deal are politically unacceptable.
Three million of them are unlikely to pitch up here, but government must plan for all eventualities – and support for its plan wouldn’t survive a mass influx.
Perhaps we should all take a step backwards from comparing CVs, and simply ask ourselves who has a record of delivering for Britain.
Our interviewee on why David Frost is the “Henry Kissinger of our days”, Tory rebellions and how he thinks churches will cope with social distancing.
Three cheers for three reforms: of the civil service, of Ministers and of one that this Government tends to avoid – of public services.
Agreeing underlying principles, not getting an extension, is the key to reaching an agreement.
Specific governance arrangements can be established in individual areas, and an agreement should sit outside the overarching institutional framework.
He was sent in to play hardball with the UK – on the expectation it would cave into demands. But this assumption has been proven wrong.
It is clear from the Declaration that the Council’s directives for negotiating the future relationship with the UK have departed substantially from it.
With Brexit negotiations intensifying, the carmakers’ decision to focus on Sunderland manufacturing gives David Frost great leverage.
With its objective being British sovereignty, Johnson’s government can justify economic disruption better than the EU.