The ‘special relationship’ is under strain on several fronts, but the President remains one of the strongest and most important international supporters of Brexit.
Posts Tagged: Theresa May MP
Our survey panel. It’s a record high for the view that the Prime Minister should leave Downing Street before the next election.
Each monthly answer to this question since last June has found that over half the respondents want a new leader in place for the contest due in 2022.
Nick Boles and Robert Syms: One of us was a Remainer, the other a Leaver. We join now with other Tory MPs to back Theresa May.
Any Cabinet member who throws their toys out of the pram at Chequers will receive a cold shoulder in the tearoom.
The Morley and Outwood MP says that her constituents want the Brexit they voted for – and asks why Downing Street accuses Leavers but not Remainers of “bullying”.
The Prime Minister says that she has ‘developed her view’ on gay rights, and wants to be seen as “an ally of the LGBT community”.
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.
Five task forces cover energising our economy, transforming our public services, building a fairer society, sustaining our democracy and shaping a Global Britain.
Nick Campsie: When a dam bursts, blame the engineer – not the water. So it should be with government and capitalism.
What is wrong with our version of the systen is not that capitalists are ignoring the rules, it’s that the rules they are following are misspecified.
Iain Dale: A betrayal, a contortion, a rash, a shambles, a schism, a squabble. What’s the best collective noun for Cabinet ministers?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
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.
“As frictionless trade as possible” is not a good enough rallying cry to restore the Prime Minister’s authority.
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?
It is rare to hear the defence establishment talking plainly about the need to protect Britain against external threats.
“I can break her” – Williamson’s war for defence spending intensifies, and targets the Prime Minister
What is the Defence Secretary up to? Why now? And is the extraordinary threat he is reported to have made true?
“We will continue to be a leading member of NATO, we will continue to be a leading defence nation, and we will continue to contribute in a whole variety of ways across nuclear, cyber, and conventional capabilities.”