The Prime Minister once promised that: “We are not leaving only to return to the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. That’s not going to happen.”
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Andrew Adonis’ new study of Prime Ministers since Churchill shows how difficult it is to reach an acceptable, and practical, European policy.
The President says that the Prime Minister may yet take his advice about the talks – but she can’t just walk away.
WATCH: “Boris Johnson would be a great Prime Minister.” Trump at his joint press conference with May.
“I also said that this incredible woman here is doing a fantastic job.” He adds that Johnson says he’s doing a great job and “I am doing a great job”.
He says that May is “a total professional” and said to him in response: “Don’t worry – it’s only the press…I thought that was very professional.”
He has been characteristically brash – and offensive. But that’s beside the main point. Which is that he looks strong and the Prime Minister looks weak.
As a split in the Conservative Party finally threatens for real, May must explain why and when she backed off mutual recognition.
Plus: Why hasn’t May done a single interview about her Brexit plan since last Friday? And: Take a bow, Gareth Southgate and company.
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.
The tension can be seen in the way the Prime Minister’s sensible effort at Chequers clashes with the deeply-seated values of many in the Party’s grassroots.
Thornberry gave no sign that she might be an improvement on the present Leader of the Opposition.
Never mind Hunt. Move over, Hancock. Meet Geoffrey Cox – the most significant appointment of the reshuffle.
As the meaning of legal texts moves centre-stage, Brexit-wise, May sends for a top QC to champion her case – and pore the documents.
The tendency of people in politics to think of everything through a political prism is mistaken. The star dust of sporting triumph does not rub off on politicians.
This is not all about him. It is about the kind of country which the UK is going to become.
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