As with the NHS, policing, immigration and stop & search, so with trade. The Prime Minister will want a quick win – or at least progress towards one.
Posts Tagged: Europe
The Fixed Terms Parliament Act may pave the way to delivering Brexit by October 31. And for that, we can thank…
While trade deals have taken on an important political and symbolic value, their benefits are typically smaller and slower to materialise than many realise.
That’s the first time this has been the case for more than two years – though the majority is small.
We concede that this is a question to which the Prime Minister himself may not yet have an answer.
Iain Dale: This Cabinet is the most right-of-centre in modern times. And there’s nothing wrong with that.
Plus: should Patel have come? Should Mordaunt have gone? And: my predictions. What I got right and wrong.
The new Prime Minister will inherit the worst political legacy in living memory – with the very barest of working majorities.
The more centralised her decision-making became, the less control over events she actually had.
Henry Newman: There is a path for the new Prime Minister that leads to Brexit. But it’s very narrow – and must be taken at once.
There are four possible approaches he could take on Brexit. Not all of them lead to success.
Governing is harder than campaigning – and doing so with next to no majority in an emerging constitutional crisis is another order altogether.
His time and room are very constricted, but he can at least demonstrate his domestic priorities – police and schools.
As Economic Secretary to the Treasury, I know that he has a tried and tested record of promoting financial services.
Mark Harper: Most people think it is right to reduce migration. We need a Sustainable Immigration Plan.
This new plan from Onward would force the Government to set out its own plans and forecasts – and make the trade-offs that are inherent in migration policy.
The first in a ConservativeHome series of what the new Prime Minister must do in the month before Parliament returns in September.
Nicky Morgan: Our report on Alternative Arrangements holds the key to leaving the EU at last – and avoiding a general election
Those preparing to block No Deal should add our final report, to be released this week, to their summer reading list.