Countries with which we strike future trade deals – the top priority for Party members according to our survey – should be treated more favourably than those with which we don’t.
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That’s unlikely to deter hardcore Remainers from egging Juncker et al on. But will it persuade Labour to stop working with Brussels against the UK negotiating position?
We need to rekindle l’esprit communautaire, on both sides of the channel. In Walpole’s famous phrase, “this dance can no longer go”.
As a relatively new Minister at DexEU, I intend to make the positive case for the rich array of opportunities that are to be had as an independent trading nation.
Plus: Henry Bolton, secret LibDem agent. (Or not.) Penny Mordaunt, next Tory leader. (Or not.) British communists surprise us. (Or don’t.) And: my CNN joy.
Just as Geldof swearing at fishermen symbolised the referendum divide, negotiations over fish offer an insight into what ‘taking back control’ really means.
“You can take any measure…and we’re better off than any of the predictions made by all the official bodies during the campaign.”
Henry Newman: May is right – the EU cherry-picks whenever it is politically convenient. Brexit should be such a time.
From its range of tailor-made trade deals to its habit of allowing Member States to break the rules, Brussels is more flexible than Barnier’s rhetoric might suggest.
Key voters include those who voted heavily to remain in the EU, and were decisive in the lost Tory seats of Battersea, Kensington, Kingston and Twickenham.
Storming results for the Five Star Movement and the League pose big challenges to the established structure of Italian politics, to the EU, and to the left more generally.
We retain a strong underlying negotiation position, due to the fact the EU desires our custom and our money. A free trade agreement should be perfectly feasible.
That means commissioning physical and digital infrastructure and recruiting necessary personnel. It also means offering tangible reassurance to business.
The Treasury Select Committee chair says that “we will continue to look for any drift back to some kind of ideological hard Brexit.”
“It’s about whether we have some kind of partnership that allows frictionless trade at our borders and recognises that there is a very difficult situation in Northern Ireland.”
“Participation in some of the UK agencies…they are ones that we have put forward because they’re the ones that UK and European businesses want to see.”