It’s real aim is to create the circumstances in which Brexit can be halted – without the all-but-impossible holding of a pre-March 29 plebiscite.
Posts Tagged: EU Referendum
I put my head above the parapet and campaigned for Brexit – the decision to penalise me appears vindictive, and threatens to harm our participatory democracy.
Implementing a fair and controlled skills-based immigration system would be a huge win for the Government – and deliver on a key pledge of the Brexit campaign.
Lord Ashcroft: Voters’ test for any Brexit deal. Britain mustn’t be out of Europe…but still run by Europe.
It comes down to whether people feel that the outcome has delivered May’s goal that the UK should “regain control of our own money, our own laws and our own borders”.
Plus: Those who worked with him at Vote Leave have a duty of care to Darren Grimes. And: Don’t try to out-stare Raab.
Interview: Stewart Jackson, Davis’ former SpAd, accuses Downing Street of “constitutional impropriety”
He claims that there was a conspiracy by officials in Number Ten’s Europe Unit to water down Brexit.
Robert Halfon: A second referendum would be an insult to the people, a stunt worthy of a banana republic
Plus: Why it’s unfair to misrepresent Poland’s history; and the joy of a good book and a large cigar.
Anna Firth: As a Brexiteer, the White Paper plan is not what I would have written, but it is a compromise I can live with
It is not perfect, but I believe it delivers the essentials of leaving the EU while also recognising the real fears held by many Remainers.
James Frayne: A second referendum? The poll data suggests Greening’s idea would be a total disaster for the Conservatives
The British left are somewhat more open to the idea, but the Conservative Party’s members and voters would not wear the proposal
Say what you like about him (and many do), the recently-resigned Foreign Secretary is one of the very few Tories with voter cut-through.
His attack on the Brexiteers as Romantics runs the risk of dismissing the EU referendum as a fraud.
Rob Wilson: One way to bring together Remainers and Leavers – negotiate a mechanism to rejoin the EU if Brexit goes badly
To progress the talks, and to move on as a nation, we need imaginative ways to cut through bitter divisions.
The consequences of not doing so would be catastrophic both for our nation and the party that I hope one day to be able to vote for again.
Reminiscence is less important than securing the result of the referendum, once and for all. Here is the way to ensure we take back control.
The Prime Minister say it’s important “we recognise the concerns that people have about the role of parliament”.