Ministers and others are mulling whether checks already in place across the Irish Sea could be extended.
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EXCLUSIVE. DexEU’s Alternative Brexit White Paper – Canada Plus Plus Plus. 2) Agricultural, food, and fish products. Outcome equivalence.
The second extract from the fullest draft of the proposals that were put together by the Department for Exiting the European Union.
Daniel Hannan: My view of May’s new Brexit plan. It’s just about better than No Deal. But now a line in the sand must be drawn.
Preparing for no deal ought therefore to be our national priority – cuts in corporate and personal taxes, removal of regulations, openness to global business.
Harmonisation on goods. Flexibility for services. UK management of EU tariffs in Britain. Government Brexit Chequers proposal. Full text.
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.
Daniel Hannan: Higher taxes, spending bungs, pay caps, gender quotas. Is this really the brave new Brexit Britain we want?
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
It’s about neither the principle nor the form of Brexit. Its purpose is to make leaving orderly. MPs should effect it this week.
Lord Ashcroft: My Republic of Ireland focus groups on Brexit. They both agree that the UK is making a terrible mistake.
“Two years later no-one knows what they want, even the Tory party. Theresa May says one thing and Boris Johnson says another.”
They argue that even if May doesn’t deliver a clean outcome, the priority must be to ensure that the Article 50 timetable is met.
I took part in the first ever debate held in Parliament on soil. Solar panels line my office roof. Also I use a Somerset wicker basket instead of plastic bags.
Dan Pitt: Green politics can be deeply Tory – in its sense of conservation, piety, and obligation to those living and dead
Part of settling down and marking time, as Roger Scruton would say, is protecting our environment. Doing so is an unchosen obligation upon us.
Monima O’Connor: Wales’s blanket ban on electronic animal collars was poorly thought-through – England should not copy it
The ban is underpinned by a failure to understand essential differences between two distinct types of device. Pets and people suffer as a result.
To shut off consideration of realistic and achievable ways of supporting the Government’s Brexit objectives would be irresponsible.
But a vote on some form of customs union is coming. Might it become a confidence issue?
Nicholas Daniels: I’ve seen African dictators wreck their countries. Corbyn must be stopped from doing the same to Britain.
I was drawn to work here by the values which I believe can help a struggling economy become more productive: autonomy, hard work, and enterprise.