Tag Archives: EU

  1. Why Jeremy Corbyn may be the right Labour leader but at the wrong time


    May 28, 2019 by Paul Goldsmith

    When Corbyn was elected in September 2015 nobody could have known how much Brexit would matter. Corbyn’s indifference to it …
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  2. How the Economics Profession got it wrong on Brexit


    July 29, 2018 by Paul Goldsmith

    In today’s febrile political atmosphere, in which information that doesn’t fit a person’s bias is immediately discarded, it is refreshing …
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  3. Is it time for Theresa May to call the DUP’s bluff on Brexit?


    December 5, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    In 1968, Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson warned the trade unions that if they didn’t accept his relatively modest changes …
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  4. Why the £50bn ‘divorce bill’ offer is a good move

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    December 4, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    People in the UK just don’t understand what negotiation is. Let me help them. In a negotiation, both sides go …
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  5. These are NOT Brexit ‘negotiations’, because the EU can’t negotiate

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    November 17, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    In 2000, a document was released in which the Con O’Neill, the lead negotiator (from 1970-72) when Britain joined the …
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  6. Why the UK has no financial obligations to the EU legally, but they do politically

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    November 6, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    In the end it comes down to money and uncertainty. The one big card the UK has to play is …
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  7. Does a ‘meaningful vote’ on the Brexit deal mean it can be amended and rejected?

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    October 30, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    The Government has announced that the EU Withdrawal Bill will have its next appearance in Parliament on the 14th of …
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