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Posts Tagged: EU Referendum
Ashcroft’s new book: at the general election May failed to stop the Tories being seen as the nasty party
The PM lost her majority by running a single issue campaign which left Corbyn the chance to pose as the champion of ordinary people.
The Labour leader continues his hokey-cokey performance.
Interview: Dominic Grieve. Brexit is an “unBritish” revolution – and how he will work to improve the EU Withdrawal Bill
The former Attorney-General also touches on Johnson and the £350 million – “a subject best parked” – and a definitive treatise on nymphomania.
The Defence Secretary adds that Blair “has got to get over it”.
The former Prime Minister tells Andrew Marr that politicians should address the underlying concerns which drove the vote.
Kieron O’Hara: An unloved Prime Minister. An inadequate Foreign Secretary. And a hamstrung Trade Secretary. What a Brexit mess.
This is not a pro-Remain article. Rather, my point is that a referendum is a horrible way of making political decisions, and we are where we are as a direct result.
WATCH: Davis – “The Bill is designed to offer maximum possible legal certainty and continuity whilst restoring control to the UK.”
The Brexit Secretary defends the EU Withdrawal Bill in the House of Commons.
A vocal Brexiteer, a vocal critic of the Government’s plans, and two newly-elected MPs (Simon Clarke and Vicky Ford) were unsuccessful in the race.
The Opposition are hoping that everybody will have forgotten about it by 2022.
Despite the lazy stereotypes, there’s a striking amount of common ground across partisan and referendum divides.
Alex Morton: Of course it’s hard to escape a would-be superstate. The very difficulty demonstrates why we’re leaving.
May should make a virtue of the complexity.
Churchill saw a century ago that the existing party machines will always prove the stronger, and UKIP and the SDP have confirmed this.
No, we don’t believe that he should be the next Tory leader. But he would make a better Minister than some of those now in place.