It would lead to thousands of job losses and closed businesses in the UK, among other damaging consequences.
Posts Tagged: European Union
There are vaccine shortages worldwide. Is it really more important to inoculate children here than adults abroad?
Unions have called for children to be vaccinated – but they may be up against an even noisier group: parents.
Matt Kilcoyne: The G7’s aim to establish a global tax cartel is at odds with national independence. It deserves to fail.
Why should a Conservative want to create a ratchet effect that only ends up with higher rates?
Clive Moffatt: The Government should come clean – and explain that reaching the net zero target by 2050 may not be possible
It is about to embark on an ambitious plan for net zero carbon emissions when we can least afford it. There may be a more affordable option.
Stephen Booth: Switzerland’s painstaking negotiations with the EU tell us a lot about our future relationship with Brussels
We can expect greater divergence, whether we like it or not, and should focus on our diplomatic relationships outside the bloc.
Steve Baker: The UK almost certainly needs an Electoral Integrity Bill. The question is whether it goes far enough.
We cannot assume voters enjoy secrecy and freedom when marking a ballot paper at home.
It’s given a series of mixed messages over what this means for people who want to go abroad – with troublesome results.
He has abandoned the net migration target and salary thresholds – all the while infrastructure, particularly housebuilding, has stalled.
Whatever you think of Johnson’s flat, the Electoral Commission’s record on investigations is shockingly bad
The investigation alone seems to be taken as evidence of serious wrongdoing on the PM’s part, with the EC presented as the great arbiter of political conduct.
Lord Ashcroft: My survey of Scottish voters. The SNP maintains its lead for the Holyrood elections. But there are clouds on its horizon.
For many, Brexit is a powerful justification for a new independence referendum. But this, too, works both ways.
Syed Kamall: The time is right for the UK to boost relations with India – but a trade deal will not be simple
The EU started trade talks with the country back in 2007 and suspended them in 2013. Will post-Brexit Britain find it easier?
Council tax, parking meters and road signs. The mundane matters to voters. But how will you know in the lockdown bubble?
A recent conversation with a delivery driver got me thinking about the way our media debates work.
The Government has done well to create a UK network of Marine Protected Areas, but must go further in protecting them.
Robert Halfon: 30 years ago, Major defied foreign policy orthodoxies, saved thousands of Kurdish lives – and set us an example
Britons can be very proud that he quickly answered the calls of the Kurds at the moment of their righteous rebellion and intense suffering.
“We have exported to 31 countries, including the United Kingdom”, says the EU Commissioner for Financial Services.