For nothing in return, by way of a guaranteed free trade deal, the Prime Minister is willing to hand over at least £40 billion, potentially £60 billion.
Posts Tagged: European Court of Justice
May’s Deal 2) Rebecca Ryan – It endangers Leave. Now the 51 MPs who have pledged to Stand Up for Brexit must keep their promise
I am deeply disappointed by the path that the Prime Minister has chosen. It seems to be the very opposite of what the British people voted for.
In certain respects, the UK’s leaving of the EU could reap animal welfare benefits on a scale hitherto unimaginable.
Cox told the Cabinet that the EU’s admittance that the backstop can be temporary was a step forward. He is right, although the devil will be in the detail.
George Trefgarne: Why Norway-to-Canada is practical and legal – and offers the UK and EU a way out of a Brexit crash
A response to Jean-Claude Piris and others who argue that the idea simply won’t fly.
Interview. David Owen’s Brexit plan. Move from transition through the EEA into Canada Plus Plus Plus – before the next election.
The former Foreign Secretary says May’s team are inexperienced in EU negotiations and are “pushing out disinformation”.
Lord Ashcroft: The Tory MPs who say “they have sent in letters they haven’t”. Or “withdrawn letters they never sent”.
Brady reports no confidence moves against May that might not be no confidence moves at all.
Nick Boles: So you don’t like Chequers. In which case, you need a workable altenative. Here’s mine. What’s yours?
In the long-term, we should be pursuing a Canada-style free trade agreement. In the short, we should park ourselves in the EEA.
Law enforcement has been misused to target political opponents. We must be wary to ensure the UK does not become complicit.
The UK plus EFTA would have a greater GDP than Germany. As one, we would be the largest economy in Europe.
Martin Howe: Misunderstandings, spin – or worse. Correcting errors arising from Downing Street briefings on the Brexit White Paper.
It’s important that Party members have a correct understanding.
Lord Ashcroft: Voters’ test for any Brexit deal. Britain mustn’t be out of Europe…but still run by Europe.
It comes down to whether people feel that the outcome has delivered May’s goal that the UK should “regain control of our own money, our own laws and our own borders”.
Anna Firth: As a Brexiteer, the White Paper plan is not what I would have written, but it is a compromise I can live with
It is not perfect, but I believe it delivers the essentials of leaving the EU while also recognising the real fears held by many Remainers.
Nicky Morgan: Once again, we split over Europe. Once again, we undermine our leader. We Conservatives are set to repeat the same failed cycle. Will we never learn?
We are re-proving that ‘we learn from history that we do not learn from history’.
The Prime Minister once promised that: “We are not leaving only to return to the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. That’s not going to happen.”