An influential voice and well respected, the ERG politician has put his beliefs ahead of short-term career opportunism.
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The second piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit explores the challenges which the anti-EU movement overcame to survive and then thrive.
They helped to Get Brexit Done by urging Brexiteers to vote Tory in the election.
James Frayne: Voters would welcome a Brexit deal. But it might harm and not help the Conservatives with working class voters.
Would they actually think that, now Brexit’s done and immigration back under control, that they can return to their natural home in the Labour Party?
From the blog of the University of Liverpool academic: his detailed breakdown of the contest.
Six of the seven constituencies in the new tranche voted Leave in the referendum.
They range from Midlothian to South East Cornwall, from Rochester to Clwyd South.
Like it or not, the choice has shifted away from ‘Deal or No Deal’ towards ‘Deal or No Brexit’. It’s better to fight against a bad deal outside the EU than to Remain.
Despite obvious points of disagreement, the AGM remained a “civilised and constructive” affair in which the Business Secretary sought to reassure his activists.
I expected a Leave victory to be a profound shock and challenge to politicians. They have struggled to adapt even more than I anticipated.
Extension would be a breach of promise, but it offers advantages which the Prime Minister’s vassal arrangement does not.
It rarely worked for the Conservatives when they tried to out-UKIP UKIP.
The Moggcast. He is “very concerned” delaying Brexit would allow “Tommy Robinson to win the European elections”.
“I don’t think a new Farage Party will be where the votes go.” Plus, Rees-Mogg’s view on Corbyn and May’s letters, and Tusk’s “confused” theology.
Will fans of the EU establishment be quite so keen on unaccountable, centralised institutions when their opponents start appointing commissioners?
WATCH: Tusk says there is “a special place in hell” for “those who promoted Brexit without even a sketch of a plan”
The President of the European Council appears to have been taking charm and diplomacy lessons from Andrew Adonis and AC Grayling.