Instead of listening to what Scotland can’t do without Brussels, I want our government to start talking about the opportunities on our doorstep.
Posts Tagged: Fisheries
Simon Richards: Almost 15 years ago, I helped to set up Better Off Out. This deal isn’t perfect – but it delivers what we campaigned for.
The agreement that Johnson has obtained rights the wrongs inflicted by Major and a succession of Europhile Prime Ministers.
It symbolises the way national policy injured specific communities, and the promise that Brexit would change Westminster’s priorities.
Here’s how can now use our freedoms as we leave – assuming there is no last-minute wish to be sensible by the EU and agree a free trade deal.
The Foreign Secretary warns France its fishing boats will not have guaranteed rights to enter British coastal areas if there is No Deal.
No self-respecting democracy could accept the sort of concessions demanded by the victor after a war had been won.
We’re crafting together a response to a question for 2024: “who do you want to be governing the country for the next four or five years?”
Roderick Crawford: Almost halfway through July, there is still no sign that a trade deal with the EU is possible – never mind probable.
For many, WTO terms are good enough for trade and the compromises required for a deal are politically unacceptable.
Roderick Crawford: We have interests in the rest of Europe, but must be free to run our own foreign policy
Given the EU’s risk levels, its lack of investment in NATO and its poor relations with its neighbours, it is hardly an attractive partner; more of a liability.
Stephen Booth: While UK-EU talks gather momentum, Britain should continue to diversify its trading relationships.
Deals with the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand will prepare the country for future EU-related bumps in the road.
The CBI supports the Government’s timetable and Starmer is keeping his head down. It is quite the turnaround.
Shanker Singham: As Johnson prepares to talk to Von der Leyen, here’s how to end the row over the Northern Ireland protocol
Like it or not, the EU agreed to two customs territories on the island of Ireland – and a solution to the disagreement flows from that fact.
Julian Brazier: Without preparing the UK’s territorial waters for No Deal, the EU will think we are blustering
From fishing to illegal immigration, Britain must make preparations to give its claim of “walking away” some weight.
Ben Goldsmith: Younger, leave-backing voters want a greener, environmentally-aware Conservative Party
We have a tremendous opportunity to lead the response, and we must not cede any ground to a newly energised anti-environment lobby.
Shanker Singham: Brexit – and why the transition period must not be extended beyond December this year
To remain in it for any longer than necessary would leave the fragile economy we will have after Covid-19 very vulnerable.