The principle of “no taxation without representation” should apply. Why should a Swede be able to vote but not a Norwegian?
The Green Paper isn’t perfect, but the Communities Secretary is right to reject oaths of office and an excessively broad definition of ‘extremism’.
Social cohesion is a tricky thing to quantify, but the Communities Secretary should explain how he plans to decide if his pilot programmes are a success or not.
Countries with which we strike future trade deals – the top priority for Party members according to our survey – should be treated more favourably than those with which we don’t.
220,000 people from EU countries came here last year. May’s U-turn thus has implications not only for rights but for numbers.
“Yes we’re going to get Brexit right and deliver a good Brexit deal for them, but we’re also building the homes the country needs so that people can own their own home.”
When a ‘right-wing’ politician is nominated for a plaque, it is almost bound to be controversial with ‘the left’. Tories are much more generous.
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If there’s to be no border in Ireland, and Britain is to leave the Customs Union and Single Market, it follows that there must be a customs border on the Irish Sea.
At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
Any deal that leaves the UK aligned with EU rules or which deprives us of control over our trading future would not be honouring the referendum result.
Many voters – Leave and Remain – appreciate his spirit of boldness, and want to move on from past divisions, not reopen them. There are opportunities to be grasped.
Let’s remind ourselves of a few occasions where the letter of the law has been lacking the odd dot or crossed T.
By April, about 1.4million non-EU migrants and students will have been given unlimited access to the NHS for a pittance.
We are likely to get a deal with something for everyone – a ‘softish’ Brexit with May-style immigration controls. But the longer-term offers great opportunities.