Our interviewee on the “disgraceful” treatment of Symonds and Johnson’s longstanding Euroscepticism.
Posts Tagged: Withdrawal Agreement
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.
Howard Flight: The rights of British citizens who live among our European neighbours must be safeguarded
These proposed Lords amendments defend the rights and social protections of British nationals and armour-plate the Withdrawal Agreement.
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?
Garvan Walshe: Breaking the Withdrawal Agreement risks the No Deal Brexit this Government was elected to avoid
The Tories’ plan will be blocked by the Lords, anyway, as it contradicts the party’s promise to implement the agreement made in November 2019.
WATCH: Amid the furore over new Brexit legislation, Starmer harries the Prime Minister on testing at PMQs
Europe is back, but Covid-19 hasn’t gone anywhere: the Prime Minister is fighting on two fronts.
The Moggcast: Rees-Mogg on reversing Lansley’s NHS reforms – “the people who are held to account” should “make the decisions”
Our interviewee speaks to us about FDR’s new deal, the “extremely satisfactory” Withdrawal Agreement and his views on self-identification.
From the start, the trade bloc has not fully understood the Belfast Agreement and has been slow to see that it undermined many of its positions.
Dan Pitt: In spite of this pandemic, constitutional reforms remain a high priority for Conservatives
Johnson’s election manifesto promised to remove the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, among other pledges.
Stephen Booth: Contrary to expectations, the UK may have the upper hand as Brexit negotiations intensify
With its objective being British sovereignty, Johnson’s government can justify economic disruption better than the EU.
Stephen Booth: On the Northern Ireland Protocol, the UK’s negotiating hand is stronger than people think
The formal deadline for agreeing an extension to the transition period is close, but Britain is unlikely to ask for one.
Anand Menon and Jonathan Portes: On balance, the pandemic strengthens the case for extending the Brexit transition
The choice could have profound consequences for the future of the UK economy, not just for next year but for decades.
Stephen Booth: The UK and EU should agree a deal this year. The implementation period is the tricky part.
With draft texts exchanged, it’s unlikely that the Government will seek out a Brexit extension.
As ERG Chairman his unyielding opposition to May’s Deal proved to be of great significance.
The final tally is 330 votes to 231 – a decisive margin.