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Posts Tagged: Nick Clegg
Profile: Gina Miller, Remain campaigner. Brave, quintessentially British – and “an absolute nightmare…impossible to work with”
This symbol to some of a self-righteous metropolitan elite is, in her way, a populist, who knows that her strength lies in reaching out to the people.
David Miliband, Nicky Morgan and Nick Clegg are urging from the sidelines a breach of faith with the British people on Brexit.
The DUP’s Westminster Leader says the Irish border issue is being exploited by people who want “to thwart leaving the EU if they can”.
Ultimately it is the responsibility of the people of that city to vote to halt the ecological vandalism taking place on a huge scale.
Robert Tombs asked at yesterday evening’s meeting if Tony Blair, Ken Clarke and Peter Mandelson really want us to enter a United States of Europe.
Lee Rotherham: “The EU is a rules-based organisation.” Oh, really? Consider these ten examples to the contrary. And there’s more.
Let’s remind ourselves of a few occasions where the letter of the law has been lacking the odd dot or crossed T.
Daniel Hannan: No matter how much Tusk might wish it, there will be no second referendum, and no cancellation of Brexit
A bit of romantic rhetoric from Brussels cannot change the fact that their only offers – before and after we voted Leave – have been provocatively unacceptable.
Fairly or unfairly, the pro-EU cause is already associated with elites. The arrival of the Withdrawal Bill in the Upper House will do nothing to diminish that impression.
The suggestion here seems to be to keep current and future EU law – and thus the ECJ. We would accept EU laws as they developed without a say.
Doing so would be a concrete and welcome improvement to the lives of millions of people.
WATCH: Clegg claims bureaucracy-free trade is impossible ‘other than being a member of the single market’
He also refers to David Davis’s post-referendum ConservativeHome article.
A close election usually means that safe seats stay that way, thus allowing big beasts to rest easy. But these are interesting times.
Plus: CCHQ goes all Goebbels. I announce my peerage – replacing Lord Ashcroft. My political bias. Good luck to agents. And: am I an egotistical knob?
Clegg says he is sorry it is only a “modest” version