Theresa May’s deal remains “fake Brexit” – the alternatives are far less damaging

The threat of an Article 50 extension is causing anxiety for some sincere and committed Brexiteers. Some say they should back Theresa May’s deal to “get Brexit over the line”. But the deal won’t deliver Brexit. Worse than that, it’ll lock us in to not delivering Brexit for many years to come. If the deal … Read moreTheresa May’s deal remains “fake Brexit” – the alternatives are far less damaging

Prime Minister, you will be held responsible if Brexit is not delivered as you pledged

The following is an open letter to Theresa May from Cllr Bob Perry and a host of other Conservative Party activists (as listed at the bottom) Dear Prime Minister, We write to you in an absolute state of despair as to what is happening to democracy in this once great country of ours. We use … Read morePrime Minister, you will be held responsible if Brexit is not delivered as you pledged

Anti-Brexit parliamentarians are massively damaging trust in the democratic process

You might not still be able to hear it, as a noisy two years of wrangling reaches fever pitch, but the central idea behind Brexit remains very simple: to make Britain’s economy and its political system properly accountable by winning the country’s independence from remote, top-heavy European Union institutions designed to further the unpopular and … Read moreAnti-Brexit parliamentarians are massively damaging trust in the democratic process

Dismantling the EU’s environmental policy will not be easy – though some will try

After 40 years of shared environmental policy, disentangling the UK’s acquis will be difficult – though some will want to try. Charlotte Burns (University of Sheffield) says a number of obstacles stand in their way: devolution, pressure from the public and NGOs and a lack of capacity in the civil service. The environment, which was … Read moreDismantling the EU’s environmental policy will not be easy – though some will try

Highlights from the Article 50 Extension Debate

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster David Lidington opens the debate… . @DLidington "…seeking an extension to Article 50 is not something that the Government ever wanted to have to do… we negotiated a good deal for this country… that also respected the result of the referendum and would have allowed the UK to leave … Read moreHighlights from the Article 50 Extension Debate

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