With 45 days left, unless workarounds or extra time can be found, uncomfortable decisions may have to be made on which Brexit Bills to prioritise.
Posts Tagged: Farming
At the moment, there are many areas where farmers cannot use new technologies. These will increasingly feed not only our consumers but also the world’s poorest ones.
Plus: We must be the Party for social housing as well as home ownership. And: why don’t we trumpet our history of social reform?
Stephen Booth: The backstop. It’s problematic for the EU as well as the UK – whatever you’re told to the contrary.
There is concern in some capitals that the UK can use it to secure privileged access to the Single Market in goods with, over time, a competitive advantage.
The UK “will leave the European Union. We will then begin a new chapter in our national life.” May’s letter – full text
“I will be campaigning with my heart and soul to win that vote and to deliver this Brexit deal, for the good of our United Kingdom and all of our people.”
David Shiels: Technological solutions. A greater role for the Assembly. How May could yet win over the DUP.
Rather than going over the heads of the Unionist parties, the Government needs to find a way to address their concerns.
In certain respects, the UK’s leaving of the EU could reap animal welfare benefits on a scale hitherto unimaginable.
Tony Hockley: Taking back control of agriculture must mean empowering local communities, not Whitehall
In the New Forest, where I live, a local system of consent maintains a fragile balance. Gove’s Agriculture Bill must not replace the CAP with another threat.
Henry Newman: Now the Government must promote Chequers – which, though not perfect, is at least practicable
For far, far too long Downing Street dithered and delayed crucial decisions. Ministers need to commit to selling the agreed policy before its too late.
Last week, I sowed wild bird seed mixtures so that, in the spring, some of our fields will be ablaze with nectar plants and buzzing with insects once more.
George Freeman: Come to our Big Tent Ideas Festival next weekend. And help build conservatism and capitalism for a new generation.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
We must replace the EU’s clunky and inflexible CAP with a system that rewards public goods, not box-ticking.
These months of change have electrifying potential for renewal and reform. Such opportunities are precious.
George Eustice: I’m a former UKIP candidate. I backed fundamental renegotiation. But I support the Chequers proposals. Here’s why.
Have no doubt about it: we’re leaving. But if we want to put the country back together, we must now keep some perspective.
Leigh Higgins: Post-Chequers, we need to explain more clearly what leaving the EU will now look like
We must ensure that, just as the UK voted Leave to take back control, local people take back control themselves.