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Fishing quotas for 2024 agreed

27 December 2023

Britain still has to deal with the EU over fishing quotas. The latest agreement, the fourth since leaving the EU, sees further progress.

The EU: a bloc of stagnation

23 December 2022

Very much like capitalism in Britain, the EU is clueless about how to run an economy. A particular weakness is the European Central Bank, run by the famously helpless Christine Lagarde.

No going back!

21 November 2022

This government is toying with reversing the referendum vote to leave the European Union. That will get as far as it thinks the people will allow it to go.

Is Brexit done?

Tuesday 10 January 2023 19:00

Six years after the vote to leave the European Union, is the United Kingdom really free of its clutches? How much EU control remains, and can we trust government to see the vote through?

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Free trade threat to farming

22 May 2021

Free trade negotiations with Australia being rushed through by the government could have devastating implications for farmers across the UK.

Bad faith from Brussels

9 February 2021

Whatever the limitations for Britain of the final Brexit agreement it is now blindingly obvious that the EU has never been happy with it.

A bad week for Project Fear

9 February 2021

It’s been a lousy few days for the doomsday merchants, the ones who said that companies would flee Britain once Brexit bit.

The choice is yours

27 December 2020

After the trade agreement with the EU, the challenge now for workers is to take responsibility for the future.

Now for real control

Whatever the restrictions and disruption – and these words are being written before the outcome of negotiations with the EU is clear – Britain can and must now chart its own future in the world. This is a pivotal moment. 

Sinn Fein and DUP unite over EU food threat

23 November 2020

A row over the flow of food trade between the British mainland and Northern Ireland has led the leaders of Sinn Fein and the DUP to tell the EU it would be unacceptable to disrupt food supply in the event of a No-deal Brexit. 

On the brink

17 October 2020

If there are still those who have not accepted the necessity of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the behaviour of EU negotiators provides a compelling justification.