Brexit

Day 3 : Negotiation Sham

Day 3 of Sham Negotiations and the Johnson/Cummings game plan is evident. Pile the pressure on to Ireland , and pick it off with a common rule book for U.K./Ireland for as long as needed – with derogation for Ireland from EU for it to remain in Single Market .The message to Leo Varadker is […]

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Day 1 : Negotiation Sham

Any notion that Johnson had a serious plan for negotiation with the EU went out of window with the publication of his letter to Donald Tusk , President of the EU Council. It turns out his trips to see Merkel and Macron this week are no more than a European Mini Break : simply a […]

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The Odd Couple

It’s a curious piece of symmetry .The least politically agile Prime Minister in living memory is confronted by a Leader of the Opposition who rivals her for sheer woodenness. Which is of course a slur on mahogany . Never can a floundering Prime Minister have owed a greater debt of gratitude to a Leader of […]

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Mrs May Runs Out Of Road

Mrs May’s favourite tactic of kicking the can down the road has caught up with her . She has run out of road . She now has to face the consequences of ploughing on regardless with a strategy that was flawed from the outset . She sought by delaying the so called meaningful vote , […]

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