We don’t claim that the EU would accept it – but neither will the Commission nor the 27 necessarily accept the Prime Minister’s new plan.
Posts Tagged: Regulation
Harmonisation on goods. Flexibility for services. UK management of EU tariffs in Britain. Government Brexit Chequers proposal. Full text.
Plus “due regard paid to EU case law in areas where the UK continues to apply a common rulebook”.
Henry Newman: Yes, we have proposed a voluntary managed alignment in goods. But direct ECJ jurisdiction must end.
Either a new dispute resolution mechanism will be required, or the UK could dock into part of the EFTA court to resolve disputes over goods.
May’s appeal next week at Chequers will be founded in grinding detail, not Churchillian rhetoric. Key to agreement will be taking Ministers with her and springing no untoward surprises.
Daniel Hannan: Higher taxes, spending bungs, pay caps, gender quotas. Is this really the brave new Brexit Britain we want?
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
Since she might not get an acceptable agreement, or indeed any at all, the Government must strain to get Ready for Day One, not Ready for Day 730.
Some on the left – and perhaps the right too – believe this agenda has run out of runway. Here are a few ideas to get it airborne.
Perhaps – if the Brexit Secretary can demonstrate that his proposals are compatible with May’s red lines, and saleable to the DUP.
Building appropriate safeguards for the vulnerable is an essential part of defending capitalism in the 21st Century.
We must embrace digital, invest in skills, and build world-class infrastructure. Hammond’s speech to the CBI – full text
“We must rebuild a consensus for the liberal market economy as the best way to deliver future prosperity.”
The Digital Minister sets out the sanctions and penalties the Government is considering for social media companies who don’t police content.
Brexit offers the UK a chance to drop the EU’s confusing labelling scheme in favour of one which offers consumers the information they really need.
Not being able to blame Brussels for our problems nor look to the EU for solutions will be immensely reinvigorating.
The large ports that handle container mega carriers – bringing products like the device you’re reading this article on – can be as much as 95 per cent non-EU.
Bernard Jenkin: The ‘new customs partnership’ idea should be dead in the water – it is the opposite of taking back control
It would leave EU judges in authority, obstruct new trading opportunities, and compel us to continue as a major financial contributor to Brussels. It is a futile distraction.