Here in America, those I meet are surprised by Britain’s reluctance to let go of the apron strings that seem to tie us to the EU.
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This morning, despite claims it would never happen, we seem to have a unicorn made flesh – just in time for Christmas.
George Bridges: The Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. The choice facing Parliament is compromise or chaos.
If you want to be sure that Brexit happens, however much you might dislike this plan, there is only one course of action – vote for it.
Alexander Temerko: The relationship between business and government has never been as meaningless as under May
The key to a good Brexit is empowering UK entrepreneurs to talk to their European counterparts and become ambassadors for Downing Street’s plan.
We should not be tied to rules that often apply extreme versions of the precautionary principle that throttle new developments.
Levels of trust between Numbers 10 and 11 Downing Street may be low, but the latter holds the key to helping create an economy and society that works for everyone.
Lord Ashcroft: Voters’ test for any Brexit deal. Britain mustn’t be out of Europe…but still run by Europe.
It comes down to whether people feel that the outcome has delivered May’s goal that the UK should “regain control of our own money, our own laws and our own borders”.
The sixth extract from the fullest draft of the proposals that were put together by the Department for Exiting the European Union.
Henry Newman: Yes, we have proposed a voluntary managed alignment in goods. But direct ECJ jurisdiction must end.
Either a new dispute resolution mechanism will be required, or the UK could dock into part of the EFTA court to resolve disputes over goods.
Making London a truly global financial centre again, with all that would imply for Britain’s place in the world, could quickly become more attractive than the apathy of decline, however proudly sovereign.
“We need to make the Foreign Office the strategic engine of our foreign policy again” – Tugendhat’s RUSI speech
“We need to do something you might not expect me to say. We need to give Boris Johnson more power.”
Those who run Russia believe themselves to be in a ‘political war’ with the West. We need to treat the Kremlin as a threat rather than an irritant.
As Conservatives, we have a duty to protect and defend people who have historically been left without access to legal credit.
Despite talk of the negotiations getting bogged down, the French president seems to understand that the process is about politics more than legal complexity.
The Government should back the fastest growing sector of the economy, demand transparency and send clear policy signals.