Plus: No nay to Huawei. Or to HS2, too. And: my looming interview with Pompeo on his visit to London.
Posts Tagged: Europe
Saqib Bhatti: Openness, transparency, freedom. Lodestars for our future on the day when we leave the EU
We must maintain our pro-enterprise agenda to cement our status as being a place where both businesses and investors can thrive.
Suella Braverman: People we elect must take back control from people we don’t. Who include the judges.
The political has been captured by the legal. Decisions of an executive, legislative and democratic nature have been assumed by our courts.
“Nothing will change” after 31 January, and it will be “very difficult” to secure a trade deal by the end of 2020, says Ireland’s Europe Minister.
Alan Mak: Five new policies to ensure that post-Brexit Britain leads the Fourth Industrial Revolution
This is the final article in a three-part series on using technology to boost our economy after Brexit.
By the time May finally stepped down, I was concerned about the future of our parliamentary democracy. What a waste of well over three years.
It isn’t obvious that his foreign policy has been less effective than George W.Bush’s activism or Obama’s passivity. But what’s his aim here?
When Lord Kerr whistled, voters turned the Nelsonian equivalent of a deaf ear. When they whistled, he was dragged helplessly along by the command of a democratic vote.
Tom Tugendhat: The three foreign policy actions that Johnson should take now that he has this huge majority
For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
Johnson – at a stroke, a bigger player in foreign affairs, because of his larger majority. But what does he want to do?
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
How the half a century-long Conservative civil war over Europe was won last week in a single day. By the Brexiteers.
One has to pinch oneself to remember that as recently as last July May was Prime Minister, Hammond Chancellor of the Exchequer and Gauke Lord Chancellor.
Rachel Wolf: I co-wrote this Conservative manifesto. And so can say that its focus was on neither the rich nor the poor.
To view Britain in such a way is to see a useless picture of the nation. Most people are Just About Managing. And they are our new voters.
His big win marks the end of the EU Ascendancy and the beginning of a new era: that of Britain as a sovereign nation.
David Gauke: An election won. But a year on: “You promised us you’d get Brexit done, but all we hear about is Brexit”
Twelve months on from Thursday’s election, Johnson faces an unpalatable choice – and Cabinet resignations…
Garvan Walshe: How the majority needed to deliver Brexit will thwart the reform needed to make a success of it
A new Conservative Government will need to transform the economy. It remains to be seen whether this be done with a majority based on northern, post-industrial Britain.