The Prime Minister once promised that: “We are not leaving only to return to the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. That’s not going to happen.”
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Rob Wilson: One way to bring together Remainers and Leavers – negotiate a mechanism to rejoin the EU if Brexit goes badly
To progress the talks, and to move on as a nation, we need imaginative ways to cut through bitter divisions.
Following a series of concerning errors, it has now emerged the regulator’s ‘investigation’ into the Leave campaign did not involve actually interviewing any of those involved.
Five task forces cover energising our economy, transforming our public services, building a fairer society, sustaining our democracy and shaping a Global Britain.
In his new book, Ferdinand Mount looks at twelve great political thinkers and says what’s wrong with each of them.
WATCH: “It’s got to stop” – Soubry says one MP requires “six armed undercover police officers” due to death threats
“Everybody now has to stand up and be true to what they believe in.”
It is an extremely tough task to prepare to be a constitutional monarch, or indeed to take on the actual role.
British commentators who jumped to condemn his decision as a travesty of democracy failed to understand the country’s constitutional traditions.
“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.”
Henry Newman: The EU isn’t a conspiracy against democracy, but it does a pretty good job of looking like one
Some Italians hoped Brexit would make Brussels realise it had gone too far. Instead, the EU elite has doubled down, regardless of troublesome voters.
Those who run Russia believe themselves to be in a ‘political war’ with the West. We need to treat the Kremlin as a threat rather than an irritant.
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.”
To me, it is clear that the UK could benefit from greater decentralisation. But, to repeat, that does not mean that new arrangements must be introduced now.
Kemi Badenoch: My plan for candidates – a transparent, democratic process, for an even stronger Party
Also, a balanced Parliamentary Party requires a diverse pipeline of candidates – this means diversity of background and thought.