Brexit

Getting the SI through before March 29

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I’ve finally found something authoritative on the use of a Statutory Instrument (as opposed to a new Act of Parliament) to change the Brexit date. It’s from the Hansard Society blog. It’s all very complicated, but the short version seems to be that as long as all goes to plan and Parliament votes for it […]

Brexit

Pull the plug

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The Telegraph reports: a bill to change the day of our EU exit and bind the Government into a permanent customs union If I had any cartooning skill then right now I’d be drawing a cartoon of Parliament trying to force the UK into a customs union, while the ERG are about to yank the […]

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Jeremy Rhymes-With

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I’ve always hated Jeremy Hunt, but if he can help swing a Managed No Deal then he can have my kidney if he needs it. Same for Penny Mordaunt, who’ve I’ve never hated, but don’t think much of. But do I trust him or Mordaunt? No. We can only hope that they have realised that […]