The “Common Rulebook” approach is an ostacle to signing up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
It is absurd that every year we send home thousands of young Australians who would prefer to stay here, and Australia does the same with thousands of young Brits.
We shouldn’t be glued as a vassal state to a declining European market.
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.
Any exceptions for those with job offers would simply be flimsy camouflage for a wholesale retreat and for the abandonment of a major pledge to the British public.
They meet in no man’s land. The two countries are still technically at war. It is the most surprising political meeting of modern times.
Amy Chua says they are blind to the decisive importance of tribal politics – an obliviousness which extends to America itself, and prepared the way for Trump.
One take on the President is that behind the flamboyant tweeting is a conventional actor, who knows full well that jaw tweet jaw is better than war tweet war.
Hardish in principle, softer in detail, she is crafting a position intended to get those elusive trade talks going as soon as possible.
This approach fully honours the referendum result. The UK would leave the EU in a manner that minimises disruption.
“Why is anyone arguing for this bizarre outcome?” If some are proposing it as a way to transition back into the EU, they should be honest enough to say so.
“This is the most important job of your political career so far – and there’s a lot riding on what you make of it. On this one you need to make a difference.”
The EAW is based on the flawed presumption of judicial parity between European nations. The UK should forge a new partnership where this is actually the case.
In a whole host of countries – Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland – A&E waiting times are typically under an hour.
In the side, that is. Plus: First the Left came for Toby Young; later, they may come for you. And: North Korea could be the big story of the year.