After leaving the EU, we must ensure we are well-positioned in terms of regulation, taxation, immigration and – crucially – foreign languages.
Posts Tagged: law
Requiring divorcing couples to assign blame often increases the acrimony, and the harm, of the process.
Robert Buckland: “We must speak the language of opportunity”. His lecture on Tory revival. Full text.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
By raising the possibility that EU law could retain its power after March 2019, the Prime Minister risks inflaming the concerns of Leavers.
EURATOM, WTO quotas, open skies agreements, banks’ ability to lend – all these involve change which it may not be possible to effect by April 2019.
You might think, for instance, that adultery is always wrong, too, but feel that it should not be the state’s business to police it.
Iain Duncan Smith: There is a solution to the concerns of those criticising the EU Withdrawal Bill’s new powers
The Government could allay fears and bring consensus by appointing an external advisory committee to scrutinise how the powers are used.
David Lidington: Mutual recognition of UK and EU courts would show that both sides are putting citizens first
After we leave the EU, there will still be cross-border disputes that individuals and businesses need to settle.
The EU’s own court would not be an appropriate arbiter for a post-Brexit agreement. And the existence of the EFTA court shows another way is possible.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
The modern state is intended to restrain those who seek a monopoly on power. Such people naturally resent it when that system works.
A comparison with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is stark.
Bruce Newsome: Law enforcement, not community engagement, is the way to stop extremists becoming terrorists
Instead of seeking yet more powers, the Government should use those already at its disposal to nip extremism in the bud.
Richard Ekins: The Charter of Fundamental Rights gives judges too much power, and is bad for accountable government
Labour’s newfound enthusiasm for it is hard to square with its nature or history – including the history of how it was opposed by Tony Blair.
Our new report argues that the Government must focus on security, climate change, human rights, and other shared international agendas and challenges.