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Thursday, August 3, 2017
On the morning of the referendum, I wrote an article on this website arguing that, whichever side won, there would need to be compromise. A narrow Remain vote, I averred, would not be a mandate to carry on as before. Likewise, “a narrow...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Emily Hohler for Money WeekRead original at: http://moneyweek.com/whatever-happened-to-the-northern-powerhouse/ The transport secretary, Chris Grayling, has been accused of “betraying millions of taxpayers” after backing Crossrail 2, a £30bn...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Read original at: http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/business/paisley-tebbit-and-trimble-all-savage-idea-of-brexit-border-in-the-sea-1-8078800 A top DUP figure has warned the Dublin government must not “provoke” unionists over Brexit, or they could be...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Daniel Hannan for the New York TimesRead original at: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/31/opinion/brexit-european-union-good-news.html LONDON — On July 24, trade talks began between Britain and America. All right, they weren’t formally called...
Friday, July 28, 2017
By John Redwood MP for Fund StrategyRead original at: https://www.fundstrategy.co.uk/john-redwood-outlook-euro-area/ Markets heaved a sigh of relief when the Dutch election failed to give Mr Wilders the government and when Mr Macron swept into the...
Friday, July 28, 2017
By Jack Longstaff for the Grimsby TelegraphRead original at: http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/news/grimsby-news/massive-100m-plan-transform-grimsby-233289 Businesses have backed ambitious council plans to re-shape Grimsby with a landmark £100...
Friday, July 28, 2017
By Mark Leftly for Time MagazineRead original at: http://time.com/4871123/britain-softer-brexit-theresa-may/ The general election in Britain in June hasn't removed Prime Minister Theresa May from office — yet — but it does seem to have...
Friday, July 28, 2017
By Nicholas Mairs for Politics homeRead original at: https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/political-parties/conservative-party/news/87763/david-davis-favourite-among-tory-members Just over a fifth (21%) backed the Brexit Secretary, with Boris...
Friday, July 28, 2017
By John Hayes for Spalding TodayRead original at: http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/beauty-should-be-at-the-heart-of-all-we-do-1-8069671        The work of Parliament – like life itself – is a balance of the immediate...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
It’s exactly 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act, which partially decriminalised male homosexuality, received the Royal Assent on 27 July 1967 after an impassioned late-night debate in the Commons. I wish I could say — death of Kennedy-like —...

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