Three million of them are unlikely to pitch up here, but government must plan for all eventualities – and support for its plan wouldn’t survive a mass influx.
Posts Tagged: EU Referendum
“An experiment that has failed”. Jon Moynihan of Vote Leave’s full submission about the Electoral Commission.
The Public Administration Committee would take a 3000-word document only. Here is Moynihan’s complete take.
Anand Menon: Our latest research finds that the Conservatives are divided on economics, but united on culture.
The Tories have an interest in a focus on values. Reports suggest that some in Downing Street are encouraging Johnson to launch a ‘war on woke’.
One of the biggest lessons of the referendum was that newspapers and other outlets had failed to spot widespread sentiment.
If so much, as Ministers suggest, depends on common sense, nuance, context and common sense, people will draw the inevitable conclusion.
Exactly a decade after forming a government with the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats are languishing on the political fringes – where did it all go wrong?
Johnson, the Sunday Times and the virus. The Remainer losers have learnt nothing from the EU referendum and last year’s election.
It may be significant that the one person who doesn’t seem to be making their mistake is Keir Starmer.
Buffoonery, suffused sex and Latinate evasion: how Johnson’s language helped him become Prime Minister
This compilation of some of the terms he has used shows how, while rising to national leadership, he reassured outsiders that he was still one of them.
The perils and volatility that the Coronavirus – that ultimate leveller-down – brings with it suddenly endanger last year’s near-landslide winner.
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,