The rest of the EU clearly has a much bigger problem with Brexit than the UK does. They are the ones who lose our budget contributions, who need to keep access to our very lucrative market, who want full access to our successful jobs market to place more of their people who are unemployed or in lower paid work, who want to keep their surplus on public health payments, and enjoy the remittances from EU workers working in the UK.
By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
Easing pressure on A&E departments is not just about more money but good management throughout the NHS.
Pronouncements from wonks are no substitute for proper political argument
While the planned new garden cities go some way towards addressing the low levels of housing stock across southern England, Londoners are still stuck with a housing crisis.
When Farage said all the EU money we saved could go into the health service I wanted to vote Remain
Will she step up the Conservatives’ campaign in the Stormont elections, or prioritise the Party’s burgeoning relationship with the Democratic Unionists?
If Theresa May succeeds in luring Donald Trump over for a state visit to London, we should spare a thought for the courtier who has to brief the Queen on her guest’s interests. There’s money: he likes, in his own words, to “grab, grab, grab”. Then women: he “loves” so much that he bought the Miss Universe contest.
This year marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution, which has parallels with today’s Putin-Trump power axis
Trump has already fallen out with parts of the intelligence and security services – and risks a rift over Russia with his own party too.
Bradley should make clear that this misguided campaign to muzzle the media will not succeed.
The foreign aid programme has had a bad press recently, so the Department for International Development (DfID) will have been pleased with a report from monitors on the impact of its cash transfer schemes. These involve spending hundreds of millions of pounds in direct payments to the world’s poor.
Such a deal would, on balance, be better than Most Favoured Nation Status. But MFN would be better than a bad deal – and giving up on regaining control of our borders.
Jeremy Corbyn has ditched his plans to put a legal limit on how much people can earn – just hours after floating the idea.
Jeremy Hunt yesterday gave a honest and detailed account of the state of the NHS and its response to winter demand. He told us just how big the increase in demand for care and treatment has been. There are 9m more visits to A and E than in 2000; He reminded us that there are 340,000 more people over 80 than in 2010, the age group needing most NHS care.
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