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“In my personal opinion, Olly Robbins should go to the Tower, in which case he should arrive by river.”
Johannes de Jong: Many of you think May’s deal is bad for Britain. But it’s bad for us other Europeans too.
EU federalism will be stronger in Britain, as rules are simply imposed on you. And stronger in the rest of Europe – because you’re leaving us.
Brexit. How Britain’s lack of interest in Ireland, and Ireland’s lack of imagination about Britain, join to threaten disaster
Dublin likes to cite the Belfast Agreement, and we certainly all need what it exemplified – that’s to say, a good old-fashioned face-saving fudge.
Syed Kamall: Why time pressure is cutting both ways in the Brexit talks – with pressure on the EU as well as the UK
Already, the EU is demanding discussion of certain trade matters which, according to its repeated statements, should not be brought up until the next phase of talks.
Cameron’s decision to leave the federalist, centre-right bloc was bewailed by Remainers. How do they feel about its call for a continent-wide ban on veils?
The script for the new relationship with the EU must be written as much by those who valued it as by those who campaigned to leave it.
Syed Kamall: How Conservatives and reformists in Brussels decided the European Parliament’s presidency
Meanwhile, shock, anger, sorrow and denial over the democratic decision of the British people to leave the EU has been replaced by a more business-like approach.
Daniel Kawczynski: Brexit. Our European allies didn’t back us up in the past, so May can’t put her faith in them now
The overwhelming evidence, after years of trying, is that the political will and courage simply is not there.
Having led the way in creating an anti-federalist European bloc, our party’s concerns are shared by parties across the continent. This can only help with renegotiation.
Progress has been made, but a narrow focus prevents the area flourishing as a popular Conservative principle.