It would bring with it many compensations, including regulatory freedom, tariff income and £39 billion of cold, hard cash.
Posts Tagged: Free trade
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.
Such deals can seem intangible and conceptual, so I and a team of experts are today launching a proposed agreement which both sides could accept.
“A nation is a human thing. Influence is, at least in part, a reflection of our own self confidence.” Fox’s speech to Policy Exchange – full text
“We have so much to offer – to ourselves and to the world around us. A confident Britain will help build a confident future for all.”
“We can’t wait until a failure of the talks before we start to implement that reform programme. We have to begin it now, or nobody will take us seriously.”
Jonathan Clark: Representative democracy is waning, direct democracy is waxing. So its MPs themselves who will “come to heel”
The object of the exercise is to absorb within a stable democratic practice a new element which, if unabsorbed, may have fatal effects.
Esther McVey: Now that May’s Brexit deal has been voted down, we need to win back trust. Here’s how.
We also need to examine a ‘no deal transition period’ – i.e: a payment for a period of time to enable both the UK and the EU to adjust to the changes ahead of us.
Stewart Jackson: Don’t pivot to the Customs Union, Prime Minister – it could destroy the Conservative Party
Breaking her promise in such a way would enrage many voters, divide her Party, and cost the nation dearly in lost Brexit opportunities.
WATCH: Fox – “If WTO terms were so advantageous we wouldn’t be looking [for] a free trade agreement with the US”
The International Trade Secretary expresses his scepticism to Andrew Bridgen.
Other options being floated are designed to hold us in the EU’s orbit in the hope that we may be sucked back in.
The new Shared Prosperity Fund, which will replace EU funding into the regions, is a great opportunity to put areas like mine back in control.
Henry Newman: An end to free movement and forced payments to Brussels. Is the backstop really so bad?
None of us would have started from here. But the Government has got us into this fix – and May’s deal is the best of the three possible ways forward.
Greg Hands: “The power is with us.” The two EU officials who want to punish Britain, crafted the deal – and claim they are winning.
Selmayr and Weyand have got much of their way so far. And there’s every chance they will continue to dominate the process.
It’s time for the Government to dust down Plan A Plus and A Better Deal – rather than its own scheme, which is going nowhere.
This morning, despite claims it would never happen, we seem to have a unicorn made flesh – just in time for Christmas.