It would be a national humiliation for Britain to strike so one-sided a treaty with the world’s largest single market, let alone the shrinking EU.
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“Instead of allowing cartels and producer interests to raise barriers to entry, it encourages competition and allows for maximum consumer choice.”
“The more cheaply we can buy goods and services… the more we free up time for our people to make, and sell, and buy, and invent things.”
EXCLUSIVE. DexEU’s Alternative Brexit White Paper – Canada Plus Plus Plus. 24) Geographical Indications
The twenty-fourth extract from the fullest draft of the proposals that were put together by the Department for Exiting the European Union.
EXCLUSIVE. DexEU’s Alternative Brexit White Paper – Canada Plus Plus Plus. 11) Regulatory cooperation
The eleventh extract from the fullest draft of the proposals that were put together by the Department for Exiting the European Union.
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.
Building appropriate safeguards for the vulnerable is an essential part of defending capitalism in the 21st Century.
The Digital Minister sets out the sanctions and penalties the Government is considering for social media companies who don’t police content.
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.
Even Whitehall’s fiercest advocates of the need to stay as close as possible to the EU recognise that there are risks in being a rule-taker not a rule-maker.
The alarmism of Osborne and others has proved to be baseless – instead, our existing strengths in financial services position us to grow even stronger.
Owen Paterson: To make Brexit a success, we must break free from the over-taxed, over-regulated European model
That means taking back full control – then using our new-found independence to its greatest possible benefit.
With young people spending ever-more time online, the owners of these platforms must take responsibility for making them safe.