Plus: What would it take to get the Cabinet leavers to resign? Clarke’s Maastricht Treaty Customs Union moment. And: in defence of Robbie Gibb.
Posts Tagged: Policy Exchange
Henry Newman: Why the revised deal’s changes to the backstop are significant – and offer Britain a route out
The final paragraph of Cox’s advice notes that in some circumstances the UK could suspend or exit the backstop under the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.
Ultimately, Begum is a distraction. The main issue is not terrorists’ brides, but terrorists themselves. Where are they?
The Home Secretary is afloat on a sargasso sea of returning jihadis, human rights laws, bewildering intelligence, gaps in the law – and a shrieking media.
Henry Newman and Guglielmo Verdirame: It’s unlikely the backstop will be scrapped. But supplementing it can win what we want.
Even if the Exchange of Letters were viewed as just short of a treaty, it would be far from legally worthless.
The armed forces do not wish to be above the law. The Human Rights Act has had unforeseen consequences, which have caused injustice.
Buildings with different functions need to be intertwined. In beautiful cities, people tend to live and work side by side.
The campaign against him is driven by the knowledge that May agrees with his views on design – and fear that the Government will act on them.
The talks appear to be taking place on a more constructive basis – and within striking distance of an accommodation.
By giving local communities more control, and broadening the scope of government priorities to include quality and design, we can get Britain building.
James Frayne: The route to a Conservative election victory lies through Middlesbrough, not Canterbury
That doesn’t mean the Party needs to move right; on the contrary, it means accommodating on issues such as the NHS.
We have the technology. Being a world leader in carbon capture and storage attractive can make us a destination for inward investment in clean energy.
And: Churchill-mania, Moggmania, and the passion of Rory Stewart. Plus: too many lobbyists.
A rough guide to where some of the pro-Brexit players are on further proposals for Canada Plus Plus Plus – and No Deal.
The myth has it that there never was such a plan – in fact, DexEU had a proposal to fulfil its promise of no ‘hard border’ while still overseeing a proper customs regime.
The deadline is August 6th. While the role has yet to capture the public’s imagination, it has genuine power.