Tag Archives: EU

  1. How the Economics Profession got it wrong on Brexit

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    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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  2. Is it time for Theresa May to call the DUP’s bluff on Brexit?

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    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Why Ireland might have to leave the EU too

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    October 29, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    At some point the people of Ireland are going to have to choose between Britain and the EU. There are …
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