The perils and volatility that the Coronavirus – that ultimate leveller-down – brings with it suddenly endanger last year’s near-landslide winner.
Posts Tagged: EU Referendum
Research suggests that the public salience of immigration has fallen significantly since 2016. What does this mean for the government going forward?
Joe Baron: Leaving the EU is a joyous expression of national self-confidence. For that, we have Thatcher to thank.
If Britain joined in a moment of self-doubt, it voted out as a confident, self-assured, optimistic, outward-looking and independent nation state.
Steve Barclay: Tomorrow we will get Brexit done, and start building a better future for every corner of our United Kingdom
The third piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit comes from the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.
The second piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit explores the challenges which the anti-EU movement overcame to survive and then thrive.
As 2020 begins, we look back on ten years in which Tories first led the movement for austerity…and then against it
And so it was that the cause of Remain, fronted by Cameron and George Osborne, lost out to that of Leave, led by…Boris Johnson and Michael Gove.
In 2017, 51 MPs were returned with majorities of less than a thousand. That’s 51 results potentially determined by an extra hour on the doorstep,
The LibDem leader tells Andrew Marr she will not strike a Brexit deal with Johnson. “I’m voting for the things that I’m standing up for,” she says.
He accuses the other political parties of wanting to cancel Brexit, and says Labour doesn’t have a policy at all.
The Shadow Education Secretary says the question about Labour’s stance on a future withdrawal agreement is a hypothetical one.
Lib Dem leader launches her party’s manifesto for the General Election by repeating her opposition to Brexit.
In this marginal seat there is as yet no sign of an SNP surge, and they may just be losing support to Labour too.
A fisherman from the Ajax, and other Leavers, want to know that Johnson will not let them down.
Watson quits. Will Labour’s moderates follow his example – or endorse an extremist as Prime Minister?
Only yesterday, Andrew Gimson reported for this site that the party’s Deputy Leader was in deep trouble in his West Bromwich constituency.
Rupert Myers: Remainers might wish otherwise, but there is simply no mandate for a second referendum
And even if one were to take place, there’s every reason to believe it would deepen, not resolve, the sense of crisis and acrimony.