The Opposition claims to honour the outcome of the referendum, while opposing the UK taking back control of its laws, its money, and its borders.
Posts Tagged: Jean-Claude Juncker
The deal’s internal contradictions are coming back to haunt it, to the confusion of May, Varadkar, Juncker, Barnier – the whole lot of them.
We need a new negotiating team – who will come in hard, making it clear to the EU that we are not going to roll over.
As Michael Gove hints this morning, the Cabinet must finally debate and decide which route it prefers.
WATCH: Juncker – “The Commission has just formally decided to recommend…that sufficient progress has now been made”
What the European Commission President said at this morning’s press conference.
Plus: May’s EU trials, Labour’s EU shifts – and how Russia got there before Trump by recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Well, part of it.
No agreement today between the two. The EU’s deadline has slipped, as Downing Street had warned. Did the DUP sink a deal?
The run-up to the European Council meetings next week could decide the future of the negotiations.
If a £55 billion payment to the EU to start talks on trade has been agreed, it would be an outrage. There is no legal basis for such demands.
A sensible solution is achievable, but unnecessary brinksmanship and over-the-top rhetoric helps nobody.
Those who still refuse to accept we’re really going to leave the EU are misreading the process, the politics, and the people.
Henry Newman: My take from Brussels this week. The EU side wants to ramp up the pressure – not wind down the talks.
There’s more than a hint in the air that they are happy to let the negotiation get sticky – and wait for capital to flee the UK and for investment to plummet.
It would be prudent for that to become the presumption. Even if we do end up with a deal, infrastructure improvements will be welcome.
Howard Flight: Today’s Mayite Conservatives have embraced a socialist ethic – with wishy-washy, opportunistic policies.
Mercifully, there remain a few Thatcherites, even in the Cabinet, who believe in the power of liberty, responsibility, commerce and voluntary action.
Syed Kamall: Why time pressure is cutting both ways in the Brexit talks – with pressure on the EU as well as the UK
Already, the EU is demanding discussion of certain trade matters which, according to its repeated statements, should not be brought up until the next phase of talks.