A series of mini-deal, plus unilateral preparations by the UK, mean that most of the building blocks for a managed No Deal are already in place.
Each side in the Brexit debate regards its position as the only one a sane person could take, while the other side’s arguments are madly exaggerated and provocative.
With a limited number of exceptions such as Euratom, we need to take back control of regulation from continent-wide agencies with which we are a poor fit.
Uncomfortable though it is to admit, we run our public finances like a Ponzi scheme. The only way out of this mess is to improve our terrible productivity.
“A source from the European Commission confirmed that, legally speaking, the UK would have to leave…as part of Brexit.”
Having attacked EEA membership as a bad deal during the referendum, they now pretend it is a good idea in the hope of preventing Brexit.