A new leader would need a new plan to reverse this evident humiliation of May’s leadership and of British statecraft.
Posts Tagged: Nick Boles MP
Perhaps the Prime Minister will secure Parliament’s approval. But if she does not, the Conservative Party must choose a direction quickly.
Andrew Green: Norway, for now or forever, isn’t the way to travel. It would mean no real control of migration from Europe.
There are indeed mechanisms for mitigating damaging immigration flows, but these are tightly constrained.
George Trefgarne: Why Norway-to-Canada is practical and legal – and offers the UK and EU a way out of a Brexit crash
A response to Jean-Claude Piris and others who argue that the idea simply won’t fly.
Chloe Westley: Liam, Michael, Penny, Esther – don’t let us down. Speak up in Cabinet for everyone who voted Leave
Don’t allow the UK to get locked into an unending transition, the single market, or the customs union – and resist the lazy ‘Norway option’.
Levels of trust between Numbers 10 and 11 Downing Street may be low, but the latter holds the key to helping create an economy and society that works for everyone.
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
We prefer Canada Plus Plus Plus. But a question could emerge over the next few months: is it a better option than an unmanageable No Deal – or even no Brexit at all?
Henry Newman: Has the Prime Minister’s change of tack on Brexit bought any goodwill with her EU counterparts?
We will know soon enough, when the leaders reassemble for the next opportunity to break the impasse.
George Freeman: Come to our Big Tent Ideas Festival next weekend. And help build conservatism and capitalism for a new generation.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
The Government is in crisis. MPs need to ponder deeply should be done for the best. That means not quitting Westminster this week.
If no deal is better than a bad one, the sum of this policy is certainly a bad deal. Tory leavers now face a bleak choice.
What Brokenshire is up to as Communities Secretary, sorry, Housing Secretary, sorry, Communities Secretary
He wants to take people with him in his quest to hit the Government’s target. But will radical policy ideas fit with his emollient political approach?
And, as Boles says, we will never build the number of homes we need unless the state is building 100,000 a year.
We published an article by the former Minister trailing his new book, and will be linking to each of its chapters as they are released.