The Apprentice host suggests 2016 referendum result should be declared ‘void’ Original source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-alan-sugar-boris-johnson-michael-gove-imprisoned-lies-350m-nhs-vote-leave-apprentice-a8601891.html
Theresa May talked the talk when she said ‘Brexit means Brexit’ and ‘no deal is better than a bad deal’ to such an extent that one couldn’t help but be reminded of Shakespeare’s ‘the lady doth protest too much, methinks’. So now is her chance to show that she can walk the walk. The Prime … Read moreThe nearer we get to Brexit Day, the more desperate the metropolitan elite are becoming
Chancellor Philip Hammond is preparing his final set-piece event before Brexit Original source: https://www.ft.com/content/57fdd85e-d793-11e8-a854-33d6f82e62f8
The UK wants to remain economically in the UK, but leave it politically. Horatio Mortimer (LSE) reports on a breakfast event held at the LSE to discuss where Brexit is likely to end up. The likely outcome, the participants concluded, will be a ‘Brino’ – Brexit in name only – that satisfies no one. In … Read moreContinental Breakfast 12: Where is Brexit heading to?
One of the most controversial issues during the passage of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (‘EUWA’) was the so-called ‘meaningful vote’, which parliamentarians hoped would give the Commons a real say over any ‘deal’ reached by the Government with the EU (see previously on this blog posts by Alison Young and Jack Simson Caird). … Read moreRobert Craig and Gavin Phillipson: Could the ‘Meaningful Vote’ End up in Court?
We have all had just about as much as we can take of the minutiae of the Brexit negotiations, and most normal people must be keen to see an end to it. “Get a life, Dad,” as my daughter likes to tell me. Backstops, Canada +++ and the rest of it. Ugh. Is this not … Read moreIntroducing my Full English Brexit
New polling by Global Britain conducted after the party conference season had finished confirms previous findings that the Prime Minister’s Chequers Plan is deeply unpopular and that either a No Deal/WTO option or a Canada-style trade deal are by far the most popular outcomes for Brexit. In a telephone survey conducted by IQR for Global … Read moreNew poll confirms Canada-Plus, the WTO option or No Deal as public’s favoured Brexit outcome
Watchdog examining whether market-sensitive information was misused Original source: https://www.ft.com/content/7616f12a-d7c2-11e8-a854-33d6f82e62f8
The appeal of Brexit is routinely misunderstood. Ever since the referendum in 2016, many Remainers who were used to feeling like winners have felt like losers. As a result, while some have sought to discredit the referendum others have, either deliberately or through ignorance, misrepresented Leavers and their motives. For the Liberal Democrat leader Vince … Read moreThe Remainers’ caricature of Leave voters is wrong and shows they still fail to understand why people backed Brexit