We should make tariff reductions conditional on meeting standards of food safety, animal welfare and environmental protection which are as good as our own.
Two extreme versions of what happens next in Britain. Events are more likely to end up somewhere in the middle.
Also: schools and businesses shut down across the nation; DUP slammed in ‘cash-for-ash’ report; and Salmond’s trial continues.
To respect devolution, the UK Government must not impose such a drastic development on the Province. Is this a test run for England?
Also: Gove warns the Electoral Commission not to ‘waste time’ on SNP demands; Scottish Nationalists showing the strain as problems mount; and more.
The Chancellor’s measures leave us well prepared to tackle its short-term challenges as well as helping to shape the long-term trajectory of the economy.
As the old saying doesn’t quite put it, scientists advise, but Ministers decide – on moving to mitigation or anything else.
At one point he even started firing questions back at me from the stage, putting paid to the moderators’ hopes of continuing the Q&A.
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.
Also: Carlaw and Johnson meet to discuss tweaks to the points-based immigration system; the SNP make trouble over the Irish Protocol; and more.
It may deliver better value than other mega-projects – more ‘levelling up’ across the UK and perhaps even help preserve the union itself.
Also: Government adopts mutually-exclusive positions on the Irish Protocol; Carlaw squares up to Johnson on immigration; and more.
“I do intend to lead my party into the next Scottish Parliamentary elections.”
Also: Plaid fined almost £30,000 for misreporting donations worth half a million pounds; Labour hopefuls sing from devolution’s tattered hymnal; and more.
Voters are more open to higher spending, but if they pay higher taxes for services that don’t improve then they won’t be happy.