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Posts Tagged: EU
Ali Demirbag: A post-Brexit visa regime must encourage the brightest and the best to travel to the UK on business
We need to control long-term immigration but also make it easier for entrepreneurs to visit the UK so that they can invest in and work with British companies.
We republish a personal Tory manifesto first published by this site almost exactly five years ago.
The final tally is 330 votes to 231 – a decisive margin.
There is plenty of evidence that Russia has been deliberately expanding her economic and political influence over the EU’s newest member.
Getting a deal on the future relationship in a mere 11 months will be challenging, but it is not impossible.
It isn’t obvious that his foreign policy has been less effective than George W.Bush’s activism or Obama’s passivity. But what’s his aim here?
New Labour’s project of divesting power from the Commons cannot be reversed unless MPs are prepared to take up those responsibilities again.
When Lord Kerr whistled, voters turned the Nelsonian equivalent of a deaf ear. When they whistled, he was dragged helplessly along by the command of a democratic vote.
Tom Tugendhat: The three foreign policy actions that Johnson should take now that he has this huge majority
For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
He says they are “committed not just to reversing the will of the people but to handing back control of Scotland’s outstanding marine wealth to Brussels!”
We must do more to dispel the fears held by Muslims and EU citizens. Also important is boosting the right to buy.
Johnson – at a stroke, a bigger player in foreign affairs, because of his larger majority. But what does he want to do?
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
How the half a century-long Conservative civil war over Europe was won last week in a single day. By the Brexiteers.
One has to pinch oneself to remember that as recently as last July May was Prime Minister, Hammond Chancellor of the Exchequer and Gauke Lord Chancellor.
His big win marks the end of the EU Ascendancy and the beginning of a new era: that of Britain as a sovereign nation.