The International Trade Secretary joined the panel for a live event with Anand Menon, Katy Balls and Andy Burwell, chaired by Paul Goodman.
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British proposals for supply-chain certification offers a comprehensive solution based on partnership between producer and consumer nations.
The Conservatives risk obsession with China to the exclusion of other threats, including Russia and Islamist extremism
As the great eye of the Conservative Party swivels its gaze towards the Far East, it’s in danger of missing other threats that are closer to home.
To make the most of the policy’s potential, Government must pair it with a raft of other reforms.
Rachel Wolf: Achieving net zero will require massive changes to our lives – when is anyone going to tell voters?
If the Government does not communicate what is involved on its own terms, and soon, it risks inspiring a new political insurgency.
Ramping up the UK’s preparations for a No Deal Brexit can also deliver longer-term benefits, boosting the nation’s exports and trade.
The Brexit Secretary also sets out the arrangements the Government has made to secure continuity on flights, medical imports, and more.
The President says the “tremendous potential” of such a deal might double or triple current trade.
There is room in the Budget to allow Hammond a fair amount of leeway to act. Here’s our plan.
Stephen Booth: Brexit and the economy. There are ups, there are downs. But whatever happens, our fundamentals remain strong.
A flexible labour market, a well-regarded legal system, and comparatively favourable demographics relative to the major European economies are all valuable assets.
“They’re not going to renegotiate the withdrawal agreement…but how do you operate it in a way that’s acceptable to both sides?”
With the backstop blocking progress in the negotiations, the Government must map out its plan to mitigate the effects of no agreement being reached.
Theresa Villiers: The ERG’s solution to the Irish border opens the door to a wide-ranging free trade agreement
Now we will find out if the EU really is seeking practical progress, or if it is cynically exploiting the issue as a way to seek leverage.
Anyone claiming the UK can negotiate meaningful free trade deals while locking itself into the EU rulebook is propagating a delusion.
Nat Wei: Like Peel versus the Corn Laws, the Conservative Party must use Brexit to slash the cost of living
As he battled the agri-barons, and Thatcher battled the union barons, so we must champion the underdog against the corporatist barons of today.