It would be dangerous for UK business and would leave both Leavers and Remainers dissatisfied. It would leave Britain subject to free movement.
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Andrew Green: Norway, for now or forever, isn’t the way to travel. It would mean no real control of migration from Europe.
There are indeed mechanisms for mitigating damaging immigration flows, but these are tightly constrained.
Nick Boles: So you don’t like Chequers. In which case, you need a workable altenative. Here’s mine. What’s yours?
In the long-term, we should be pursuing a Canada-style free trade agreement. In the short, we should park ourselves in the EEA.
John Stevenson, Jeremy Lefroy and Paul Masterton: There’s a better way for the Government on Europe – joining EFTA
Within EFTA, there are already two models of relationship with the EU – the EEA and the Swiss model. There is no reason why there could not be a third.
Not being able to blame Brussels for our problems nor look to the EU for solutions will be immensely reinvigorating.
We don’t need a European solution; we need a global solution. We must think independent Anglosphere, not dependent Eurosphere.
They will want to ask themselves if they really want to spurn last year’s referendum result and the Party’s manifesto commitment.
Christopher Howarth: We are not supplicants in this negotiation. We have something the EU needs: money.
For both sides, this is a new kind of deal-making. Although Britain is still a member, this is not an internal negotiation in which the UK can be outgunned and outvoted:
Dean Godson: Deal or No Deal. What happens if we leave the EU without a comprehensive agreement? A call for evidence.
We are keen to gather views from interested parties (such as businesses, industry groups, politicians, academics and others) about what would happen.
Cameron Penny: Ministers should announce that they plan to use anti-terror laws to proscribe Aslef and the RMT
We don’t need more laws with anti-strike provisions – the Government already has the tools to deal with the transport crisis.
Owen Paterson: It’s time for the Government to face up to the grim truth. The NHS simply isn’t fit for purpose.
My think-tank’s new report finds that there are over 46,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year in the UK.
Leadsom needs to start thinking now about establishing a system based on property rights.
To what problem is the EU a solution? The question is yet to be satisfactorily answered.
“For Britain, voting to leave will be a galvanising, liberating, empowering moment of patriotic renewal.”
James Cartlidge: I will vote Remain because I believe in the sovereignty that matters most – that of economic strength
Do people find sovereignty in a Parliament they regrettably take little interest in – or in actual power and the pound in their pocket: their job; their standard of living?