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Posts Tagged: ERG
“It restores Britain’s sovereignty in full.” David Frost’s Twitter thread on the Brexit trade agreement.
We hail the commitment of Frost and Oliver Lewis to their negotiating brief. Without them, this deal is unlikely to have reached its final form.
The Conservative MPs who misread Johnson, were willing to end his career over Brexit – and ended their own instead
This is not the first time that the Prime Minister has been misread by opponents who deluded themselves into believing he was set on No Deal.
Johnson should be praised for getting a deal at all – once again. But as matters stand, MPs won’t be able properly to consider it.
It is hard to see how a recalled Parliament would now have time to consider a Brexit Trade Bill properly
MPs should be summoned to vote on the new tiering arrangements. Whether they’d have time to consider a trade bill is a different matter.
An influential voice and well respected, the ERG politician has put his beliefs ahead of short-term career opportunism.
They owe him and Johnson their seats – and won’t save themselves by turning on him. If necessary, they should lose the whip.
As ERG Chairman his unyielding opposition to May’s Deal proved to be of great significance.
Stephen Booth: An inconvenient truth for Remainers and Leavers alike. This was the result that the EU wanted.
Leo Varadkar summed it up by saying, “I think it’s a positive thing that we have a decisive outcome in Britain.”
David Gauke: An election won. But a year on: “You promised us you’d get Brexit done, but all we hear about is Brexit”
Twelve months on from Thursday’s election, Johnson faces an unpalatable choice – and Cabinet resignations…
In 2010, Eric Pickles gave my intake the benefit of his experience. Now, in turn, I offer a few lessons I’ve picked up.
David Gauke: When your bell rings in December, you expect to be sung a carol – not asked how you’re going to vote
The result of a general election next month would by no means be a foregone conclusion.
The Malthouse Amendment experience of different people coming together shows that unity is possible.
It may not be agreed at all with the EU – and if it is the numbers in the Commons are very tight indeed by our calculation.
(Assuming that the House indeed meets this weekend and assuming again that there are any votes.)