“My understanding is that the rest of the world trades on WTO rules with independent free trade agreements.”
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The Chancellor also insists, having been involved in the process for more than two years, that there is no realistic prospect of renegotiation.
ConHome’s Cabinet League Table. Everyone’s rating is down – and half of the top table is now in negative territory. Worst ever results.
Not for the faint-hearted. Contains intense violence, blood and gore, strong language and Philip Hammond.
Johnson. Distrusted by Conservative MPs. Clung to by Party members. He extends his lead in our Next Tory Leader survey.
It may be that the former Foreign Secretary has become a kind of comfort blanket in bewilderingly unpredictable times.
Ponder the possible consequences of the Government losing the meaningful vote by less than expected. Disaster would be spun as triumph.
Never have the Prime Minister’s colleagues looked more despondent, but her backbenchers refrained from trying to defenestrate her.
The Housing Secretary tells Sophy Ridge how the Government has spent over £4 billion, and issued 106 technical notices, against that eventuality.
Plus: Cox, another possible. Plus 15 names in total. Women for May. And: I will make sure the Treasury backtracks on the loan charge scandal.
Also: Jones criticised for shielding ministers from independent scrutiny; and Mundell’s bizarre pop at ‘carpet-bagging’ colleagues.
The Prime Minister clearly thinks she can talk her own backbenchers into supporting her deal, but could find no way of conciliating the DUP.
That’s the single fact that stands out from the “low tragedy, high farce” of resignations, splits, divisions, principles and ambitions consuming British and Brexit politics.
While Andrew Jones returns as an Under-Secretary to the department from which he was removed as an Under-Secretary.
We must look at the benefits that reusable nappies can offer, and promote greater awareness so that people can make an informed choice.
The Government has enacted a broad range of measures to help companies large and small grow, create jobs, and boost their local economies.
The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.