Any candidate who focuses solely on leaving the EU will hit a brick wall with the Parliamentary Party.
Posts Tagged: Vote Leave
The specifics of the case warrant all the critical scrutiny they’re receiving, but we must not lose sight of the bigger picture.
Plus a sixth, less formal, question: are they ridiculous?
The mendacious simplifications of the last referendum campaign showed this is no way to conduct the Brexit argument.
Henry Newman: Most Conservatives don’t like it – but talks with Corbyn offer a way of breaking the Brexit stalemate
It may be unpalatable, but there’s no point arguing about retaining customs union membership if we can’t get out of the EU in the first place.
She accepts the regulator has the last word, but says that “We were rule-compliant according to the legal advice we were given at that time”.
Nick Hargrave: In an age of post-truth politics, moderate politicians must prepare to work across party lines
I have reluctantly concluded that there needs to be greater regulation of the veracity of claims made by registered participants in political campaigns.
Daniel Hannan: That Brexit film works as drama. But it doesn’t as history. I should know. I was there.
The real flaw in Graham’s film was the implication that Vote Leave won by turning the European question into something else.
The noise that he picks up, with an almost clairvoyant sense, is not that of a queue waiting to vote but of a mob pitching the mighty from their seats.
She must so less from desire than prudence, since No Deal is the default position – and could happen despite Parliamentary moves to block it.
Chloe Westley: A message to Remain politicians and their second referendum plot. Vote Leave Two would end your careers.
These politicians have no idea about the wave of contempt that will engulf them, just as they didn’t understand England outside the M25 in 2016.
May’s Brexit deal helps to show that British politicians are more honourable and efficient than is claimed
There has been a tendency to suppose that because Britain’s power has declined in relative terms they must have become totally useless.
He is conflicted by disliking May’s deal yet being in the front line of a No Deal Brexit – and aware that as a Vote Leave figurehead he is unusually exposed.
Our democracy is poorly served by widespread ignorance about campaign technology, and the fact glamorous alarmism wins more headlines than grubby reality.
Chloe Westley: Liam, Michael, Penny, Esther – don’t let us down. Speak up in Cabinet for everyone who voted Leave
Don’t allow the UK to get locked into an unending transition, the single market, or the customs union – and resist the lazy ‘Norway option’.