While Blair, Brown and Cameron scuttled off indecorously after leaving Number 10, she remains in the Commons and tries to hold Johnson to account.
Posts Tagged: UK Internal Market Bill
The Government is right to insist on protecting food supply chains inside our country. But is the Prime Minister up for the fight?
Henry Hill: As rumours swirl about the UKIM Bill, unease in Government about an ‘appease the SNP’ mentality
Also: fresh woe for Nicola Sturgeon has her husband, the SNP’s chief executive, appears to contradict her evidence to MSPs on the Salmond scandal.
He has secured a ‘mini-deal’ of the sort we were once told Brussels would not countenance – but there is room in the detail for a choir of devils.
Stephen Booth: Brexit-related concerns about a Biden presidency are overblown. The reality is more nuanced.
From wanting to tackle climate change, to striving for greater security cooperation, the PM and US president share many of the same goals.
Johnson’s supporters still think the controversial provisions can be delivered if the Government holds its nerve. But the clock is ticking.
The Foreign Secretary is quizzed on whether the Government will bow to US pressure to amend the UKInternal Market Bill.
Will we get back our sovereignty next year? Will the agreement be good in trade terms? I fear ministers may end up settling for thin gruel.
Stephen Booth: As the Brexit deadline nears, the UK stands strong on fishing rights, but Frost hints at movement on state aid
All eyes will be on Emmanuel Macron this week, since France has been most prepared to play hardball.
Stephen Booth: Why the row about the Northern Ireland Protocol suggests that the EU’s position isn’t quite as strong as it likes to think
How plausible is it that the UK would zealously enforce EU rules in a scenario in which trade agreement talks have broken down acrimoniously?
He implies that Covid Marshalls shouldn’t have police powers, and says Tory members are “more developed in their thinking” on housing than Tory MPs.
“The EU has suggested that it is willing to go to extreme and unreasonable lengths”, says the Prime Minister, as he defends the UK Internal Market Bill.
WATCH: ‘If I see the rule of law being broken in a way that I find unacceptable then of course I will go’
The Justice Secretary is challenged over Boris Johnson’s proposal to override elements of the Withdrawal Agreement to protect the British internal market.
WATCH: Buckland says UK Internal Market Bill offers ‘insurance policy’ on the Northern Ireland Protocol
“This is something that a responsible government does in order to prepare for the worst. But can I reiterate our steely determination to get a deal.”