His first premiership was accidental and cut extremely short by Gladstone – but ‘Dizzy’ did manage to make the Queen a Tory.
Posts Tagged: Ireland
The AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine. A run down of the developments across Europe as extreme caution takes hold.
The suspension of the vaccine will lead to more problems in areas that are already struggling with their roll outs.
David Gauke: Is Britain really set to become a low tax, less regulated, free trading, buccaneering country?
Despite a surprisingly liberal migration policy, the bulk of the post-Brexit evidence so far suggests not.
If the EU is as committed to the Belfast Agreement as it claims to be, here’s what it will do, sooner or later
If strict East-West checks and North-South checks are problematic, the only solution left standing is to minimise the former by rewriting the Protocol.
Japan, Korea, Taiwan and now China, have all invested heavily in new technologies – through government support for new industries.
We need to have a debate about which taxes are least damaging to economic growth. Over the long term, corporation tax ranks as being one of the worst.
The final part in ConHome’s series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Stephen Booth: The challenges awaiting Lord Frost, who will take charge of Europe policy, and joins the Cabinet on Monday
One would suspect that the Government’s primary objective will be to stabilise and bed down the new relationship with Brussels.
The proposal put forward by the Centre for Brexit Policy meets the EU demand for protection of its Single Market while also protecting the province.
Stephen Booth: Now our own Government says it may trigger Article 16 in Northern Ireland. Is the move a bluff? Or is it for real?
The EU’s missteps over the last week have provided an excellent opportunity to seek changes to the Protocol that might provide for a more durable settlement.
As Johnson put it yesterday: “we can’t think of this just as a project for us and us alone”.
Martin says “the Commission took the wrong mechanism in invoking Article 16 and the Protocol to deal with it”.
Jonathan Caine: My experience of Biden and his team suggests that we shouldn’t fear his presidency – but need to engage
In ensuring that the Belfast Agreement is properly understood and appreciated in Washington, the British Embassy needs to be at the top of its game.
We will be using this Northern Ireland centenary to promote it and recognise its contribution to the rest of the UK
First Minister says Northern Ireland has to remain within regulatory system for four years, and can then vote to leave.