We be explaining on the doorsteps why voters should send representatives to an institution we pledged to have left two months previously.
There are clear signs that Brussels is laying the ground for a compromise – we must not remove their incentive to produce one.
Pandering to nationalist sentiments didn’t save his socialists from a crushing electoral defeat. He should return to his previous course.
David Cameron’s intervention in 2015, at the height of the refugee crisis, shows how a humane but firm approach to migration can work.
Brussels struggles to stray from the letter of the rules – and thus insists on treating the UK as an ordinary third party despite our unique security relationship.
I believe last week’s inner cabinet meeting at Chequers will be seen as a key staging post in Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Brexit looms large, of course, but now Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic are also fighting with the EU Commission over self-determination.
If the measures involved prove unnecessary, any money lost will be a fraction of the financial gains from having secured a mutually acceptable deal.
The famous photo of the EU’s negotiator sitting with a pile of papers was misinterpreted. Those were the order that limit his scope.
EU leaders care less about the result than many in Britain think. They are used to leading minority governments, and just want to get on with the talks.
Some in the EU still imagine Britain might u-turn. Let’s show them without doubt that we won’t.
Juncker has presented MEPs with five options, but the responses show how hard Brussels politicians will find it to change their attitudes.
Our MEPs must smooth the path of the Brexit negotiations whilst also remaining engaged in the day-to-day business of the European Parliament.
The starting point for our negotiations should be to retain full access to – but not membership of – the Single Market, while also taking full control of our borders.