The Brexit Blog

The Brexit Blog
News and comment on the Brexit process, as Britain tries to leave the EU.

Wednesday 28 February 2018

European Commission Draft Withdrawal Agreement

European Commission Draft Withdrawal Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community

The EU's Irish Protocol

It is very nice of the EU to go into such detail.

However, it is effort that has been wasted as it will be rejected.

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Cabin Fever Sets In With The Onrush of Snow

Friday 23 February 2018

Chequers Achieves Zero Resignations

Yesterday's Chequers Brexit meeting saw the 11-strong core Cabinet reportedly agreeing to pursue mutual recognition of regulations.

The added bonus being that no one resigned.

Thursday 22 February 2018

Brexit Sub Committee Hold a Country Awayday

Theresa May and her senior ministers will today attempt to hammer out a deal over the government's approach to Brexit when they meet at Chequers.

The Brexit sub-committee will meet at Chequers and spend the day attempting to do what they have thusfar failed to do, namely agree on what we need/want from Briext.

It will of course fail:

1 Given they have failed thusfar, one day will not bring forth agreement.

2 Hammond and Johnson are diametrically opposed to what we need/want from Brexit.

3 May neither has the authority or respect of the Cabinet to be able to knock heads together.

It will turn out to be nothing more than a day in the country.

Tuesday 20 February 2018

David Davis Is Not Mad Max

Davis: They fear that Brexit could lead to an Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom, with Britain plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction. These fears about a race to the bottom are based on nothing, not history, not intention, nor interest