We need to be tough – without a deal, they should get no money from us, reduced troop levels in Eastern Europe, less help on refugee issues in the Mediterranean.
“When [it] is able to set out an achievable, clearly defined path…it should go to the people, once again, to seek their confirmation.”
By cramping the room for no deal, it seeks to send the Prime Minister naked into the negotiation chamber.
If overcome by the belief that Putin bought the referendum, our advice is to lie down in a dark room until the feeling goes away.
It’s about neither the principle nor the form of Brexit. Its purpose is to make leaving orderly. MPs should effect it this week.
Davis may not have got all he wanted on the backstop. But for the second time in a few months, he has nudged May forwards. It is high time she made the most of him.
“What do you think about Brexit?”…”What’s that?”…”Does that mean we won’t have any cheese?”…”Doesn’t it mean it would be harder to like go to like Spain and stuff?”
It is impossible to see today’s agreement as anything more than a fudge from which no-one emerges stronger.
“There are a range of options for how a time limit could be delivered, which the UK will propose and discuss with the EU.”
The referendum transferred from MPs themselves the decision as to whether to remain in or leave the EU and – with it, to regain our freedom to make our own laws.
Each monthly answer to this question since the last election has found that over half the respondents want a new leader in place to contest the next one.
This type of relationship would reflect the existing pattern of UK-EU trade. It is a compromise that should win support amongst pragmatists.
This is almost exactly the same panel that gave the Prime Minister a seven-out-of-ten thumbs-up following December’s summit.
The Conservatives are not going to win the hearts and minds of the British people by proposing Labour-lite policies. There must be something different on offer.
Votes would come flooding back into UKIP and, perhaps more importantly, to independent candidates that campaign on the “You Lied” platform.