As with the NHS, policing, immigration and stop & search, so with trade. The Prime Minister will want a quick win – or at least progress towards one.
Posts Tagged: Ireland
The Prime Minister’s tour of the United Kingdom sees him square off against nationalists from Sinn Fein, the SNP… and Welsh Labour.
Strengthening Ulster’s bonds with the mainland starts with ending the de facto exile of its unionist politics – if Johnson and Foster have the imagination and will to see it done.
Iain Dale: This Cabinet is the most right-of-centre in modern times. And there’s nothing wrong with that.
Plus: should Patel have come? Should Mordaunt have gone? And: my predictions. What I got right and wrong.
Nicky Morgan: Our report on Alternative Arrangements holds the key to leaving the EU at last – and avoiding a general election
Those preparing to block No Deal should add our final report, to be released this week, to their summer reading list.
Northern Ireland Bill 1) Maria Caulfield: Damaging, opportunistic, anti-democratic. The Commons should reject these abortion amendments
There has been no consultation with those who live in the part of the UK that these changes would affect.
We should make it clear that further attempts to encroach on Hong Kong’s freedoms and rule of law would have consequences for China.
He has a clear plan to leave the EU, and as a former Brexit Secretary I can say that it is credible and has my support.
The Commission which drew up the report will publish alongside it next month a Draft Alternative Arrangements Protocol.
Mark Harper: We need a date for Britain to leave the EU. But here’s why it can’t be October 31st – much as I’d like it to be.
So how are we going to get a new deal? The key is to build strong relationships, both across the Party, with our DUP allies, and with our European partners.
Henry Newman: The Alternative Arrangements Commission offers the best route through the backstop problem
There are real, viable answers to this sticky problem. But rebuilding trust may be as hard as resolving technical questions.
But the Commons has dug in against the Withdrawal Agreement. These immovable obstacles seemingly point in only one direction: a general election.
A general election is rolling down the tracks. And he is the man best placed to see off Corbyn and Farage.
Nick Hargrave: How Johnson became Prime Minister, cut a Brexit deal, won an election – and triumphed. For a bit.
None of what follows is impossible and, if there is a common thread, it is the self-interest of MPs in avoiding an election before leaving the EU.
He’s a respected, experienced former Chief Whip – without the baggage of having sat around the Cabinet table during the past three years.