The significance of the Northern Ireland SpAd’s tweet lies less in its content than its author – and that it has been issued at all.
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The German Chancellor was stronger then than she is now. And there’s no guarantee that any compromise she might push would work.
Plus: May under fire at home and pressure abroad. And around tables at the heart of Westminster, Labour researchers huddle, as though ready for an election and power.
WATCH: “There are a few but considerable outstanding issues in relation to the Irish backstop”, says May
There is “hard work ahead” and “there will be more difficult moments, but the Prime Minister claims she is “convinced we will secure a good deal”.
WATCH: Kamall – “At the end of the day we will reach a deal, because that’s what both sides want to see.”
The Leader of the ECR Group in the European Parliament, who is also the former leader of the Tory MEPs, is upbeat.
Fox. Go for the Export Dividend. “Based on a ten per cent uplift in exports, the budget deficit could reduce by some £20 billion.” His trade speech: full text.
He praises a new IEA analysis.
“There is still the question of the Northern Irish backstop, but I believe everyone around the table wants to get a deal.”
Frankly, any outcome – no deal, Norway, Canada, even the risk of a second referendum – would be better than what is currently on the table.
Stewart Jackson: Mendacity, duplicity, subterfuge and misjudgement. How I saw an establishment coup wreck a clean Brexit.
Number Ten has been desperate from the start that we must remain in the Customs Union – and endure a kind of semi-skimmed faux Brexit.
The only potential escape lane from a breakdown in the negotiation and No Deal gridlock is marked “to Canada”.
With the backstop blocking progress in the negotiations, the Government must map out its plan to mitigate the effects of no agreement being reached.
In the first of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP looks at how to ensure that the customer, not the corporation, is king.
WATCH: “Cool, calm heads” needed for the “final stages” of Brexit negotiations, May tells the Commons
“We have made progress on Northern Ireland, where the EU have been working with us.”
Cox’s intervention at May’s meeting of senior Cabinet ministers last week to discuss Brexit plans turned out to be crucial.
WATCH: People’s Vote campaigners and some MPs are “patronising” and “offensive” to Leave voters, says Flint
She says that Labour should support a reasonable Government Brexit deal, and indicates that she would do so