By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
Once the UK leaves the EU, Liam Fox will be presented with arrangements more secretive and toxic than anything the EU has ever demanded
Meanwhile, shock, anger, sorrow and denial over the democratic decision of the British people to leave the EU has been replaced by a more business-like approach.
They take place three months from tomorrow – as will Birmingham’s mayoral election and that Surrey council tax referendum.
All of a sudden, some seven months after the UK voted to leave the EU, the prospect of doing so is turning into a reality. The period of phoney Brexit is over.
He spent 50 years hauling Britain into the modern world. Yesterday, in a speech that will echo down the years, he raged against the dying of the European light
The Tories have started the first stage of their candidate selection process early, Guido can reveal. CCHQ has told its parliamentary candidates list that the Team Seats programme in 44 seats will be beginning “early”. Team Seats, formerly known as City Seats, is the preliminary stage of the selection process in urban constituencies and Labour strongholds.
David Cameron has been accused of trying to get the editor of the Daily Mail sacked over the paper’s strident backing for Brexit.
Not, admittedly, the kind of manoeuvre with which the Brexit Secretary is associated. But there are sound reasons for it.
There are calls today to downgrade, postpone, or cancel President Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom. Yet maintaining the closest relationship with the United States must be a major strategic priority for our government.
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