His report mischaracterises and simplifies the recommendation of a government commission on which I sat.
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The industry’s claims, whether on animal welfare or economic value, simply do not stack up, and public support for action is strong.
That Switzerland and New Zealand each have their own arrangements suggests that a bespoke arrangement ought to be possible.
Henry Hill: Frost secures a stay of execution for British trade with Northern Ireland, but no sign of a pardon yet
An agreement to extend grace periods would avoid the Government having to do so unilaterally, as it did previously.
Ben Roback: Biden and the Northern Ireland Protocol. A strategic international imperative, or purely a domestic trade issue?
The President’s instincts on Ireland and his approach to trade pull in different political directions.
The Australian trade deal – and others in future. We should be very wary of letting the legislature usurp the Government’s prerogatives.
The proper way for Parliament to oversee executive functions is to delegate them to a Cabinet it trusts to discharge them.
It’s also about much more, of course. But the wrangle over a legal principle is also over the consequences of enforcing it.
New Zealand shows how a very similar agricultural sector not only survived, but thrived, after shaking off protection and subsidy.
Alexander Downer: A trade deal with Australia is just the first step. It could open the door for Britain to the Asia-Pacific trading club
If Britain cannot do a trade deal with a country with which it shares a common language, history, and standards, then who can it do a deal with?
And the longer the impasse goes on, the stronger argument becomes that hypothetical risks to the Single Market are overriding political stability.
The Transport Secretary joins a distinguished panel to explore this crucial question on Tuesday 20th April.
To make ‘global Britain’ work, ministers will need to do more to defend British companies against politically-motivated attacks.
Richard Holden: This spring’s local elections. For levelling-up to work, we need local councils and leaders who back it.
The sad truth is that many local Labour councils and local bureaucracies don’t want it: they’re scared of it.
The former Chancellor discusses his conservative vision with Ryan Henson of the Coalition for Global Prosperity.
Stephen Booth: The Integrated Review marks a further step towards the wider world and away from the European Union
Due to internal tensions, the Union can lack coherence and focus, often particularly evident in its efforts to implement a collective foreign policy.