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Posts Tagged: Second EU Referendum
Rupert Myers: Remainers might wish otherwise, but there is simply no mandate for a second referendum
And even if one were to take place, there’s every reason to believe it would deepen, not resolve, the sense of crisis and acrimony.
It is as if it had become a vehicle to help Blair redeem his reputation and popularity, lost after the Iraq War.
Karen Bradley: Why I’ve doubts about an autumn election – and want the Withdrawal Bill brought back now
I fear that we would lose too many good colleagues to a Remain coalition in the south, and would not pick up enough Leave-voting seats in the midlands and the north.
ConservativeHome is very dubious that, assuming a poll is deliverable, the Party can win a healthy majority without already having delivered Brexit.
If MPs carry on delaying Brexit, they risk the most savage ravaging of their reputation since the expenses scandal
It is time for the Commons to stop telling us what it’s against and to show what it’s for, which ought to be: this deal.
It may not be agreed at all with the EU – and if it is the numbers in the Commons are very tight indeed by our calculation.
We can begin to see how a deal can now be agreed and then pass Parliament. But the obstacles are still formidable.
“We have to move on. We have to find a way forward. And there’s now only one way. ‘Put it to the people’.”
The Government’s policy of reminding the electorate that it is keeping faith with the largest democratic exercise in our country’s political history is correct.
Adam Honeysett-Watts: I voted Remain and backed a second referendum. But here’s why I now back Johnson.
Brexit is an important issue, but it should not be an all-consuming and indefinite issue at the expense of other priorities which shape people’s lives.
The Liberal Democrat leader rows back on earlier comments after Ridge suggests her support for another referendum is dishonest.
Garvan Walshe: By picking von der Leyen, the EU has ensured that Remain would lose a second referendum
The ‘remain and reform’ mantra was implausible to begin with, but the choice of new EU Commission President fatally undermines it.
It troubles me that Jeremy Hunt called for a second referendum – a message which gives aid and succour to the SNP.
Labour’s latest Brexit policy pleases Shadow Cabinet Remainers, but will it actually win over voters?
Will pro-EU voters ditch the Lib Dems in favour of a Labour Party that has been dragged only reluctantly to a mushier, more confused version of the position?