Here are just a few of the ways that I have seen work and that government should be adopting more broadly.
Posts Tagged: Europe
The Moggcast. On Catholicism. “I’ve never had any doubts. I know that’s an unusual thing to say…I try to say the Rosary every day.”
Easter approaches. And here is Rees-Mogg on suffering, abortion, the Tridentine Mass, faith and politics…and why Brexiteer MPs won’t roll over on a final EU deal.
There is a suspicion that the Government wants to talk about other things – and a significant amount of attention is of course already being consumed by Brexit.
Andrew Green: The Government has lost its way on immigration – and the Home Secretary shows no interest in reducing it
We should not allow ourselves, in the next phase of negotiations, to be drawn into further migration concessions in exchange for trade concessions.
WATCH: Davis says the “overwhelmingly likely outcome” is that a Brexit trade deal will solve the Irish border problem
“Even Keir Starmer said last week that no British Prime Minister could accept the backstop. No British Prime Minister could.”
To Diehard Remainers. You lost. Get over it. Drop the conspiracy theories – and stop assuming Leave voters are thick.
Lavish campaign spending does not guarantee electoral success. If it did, Brexit wouldn’t be happening. And Theresa May would now have a majority.
Iain Dale: Will the price of an EU deal be French-made blue passports and Spanish boats in British waters?
Plus: The Whips need to get a grip. I greet the recovery of the pound. I fear for the future of our high streets.
James Frayne: National security isn’t a priority for most voters. But here’s why it could matter at the next election.
It can be a proxy for “leadership” – and it offers the chance to further differentiate the party culturally from Labour.
Only the text highlighted in green “is agreed at negotiators’ level”. Text highlighted in yellow means agreement on objectives only; text highlighted in white is EU proposals.
WATCH: Agreement on Transition 2) Barnier – We were able to agree on a large part of what will make a withdrawal agreement.
But “we’re not at the end of the road, and there remains a lot of work to be done on Ireland and Northern Ireland”.
WATCH: Agreement on Transition 1) Davis – “The UK will be able to step out, sign and ratify new trade with old friends and new allies.”
“These will come into force when the implementation period is over, providing new opportunities for businesses across the United Kingdom.”
Seeking to extend transition after all, thus re-raising the possibility of being stuck in it, or going ahead without proper systems in place would be an unacceptable choice.
We are so preoccupied with Brexit and Putin that we may have missed the significance of the President’s latest sacking-and-replacement.
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.
We need to rekindle l’esprit communautaire, on both sides of the channel. In Walpole’s famous phrase, “this dance can no longer go”.