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.
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.
Have no doubt about it: we’re leaving. But if we want to put the country back together, we must now keep some perspective.
We must ensure that, just as the UK voted Leave to take back control, local people take back control themselves.
The myth has it that there never was such a plan – in fact, DexEU had a proposal to fulfil its promise of no ‘hard border’ while still overseeing a proper customs regime.
Those who wish to wear fur and those who do not will both benefit from clearer labelling of fur products, backed up with stronger enforcement.
Ministers and others are mulling whether checks already in place across the Irish Sea could be extended.
The second extract from the fullest draft of the proposals that were put together by the Department for Exiting the European Union.
Preparing for no deal ought therefore to be our national priority – cuts in corporate and personal taxes, removal of regulations, openness to global business.
Plus “due regard paid to EU case law in areas where the UK continues to apply a common rulebook”.
“We will have the choice. We’ll have our own seat at the World Trade Organisation, our own voice there.
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?