Time to stand up, shout out and be counted
It was the Daily Telegraph of all newspapers which published a graph over the weekend that showed the general degree of pessimism about the current Brexit negotiations. Around 60% of all respondents in a UK in a Changing Europe poll expected lorry queues at ports, large price increases and a fall in the pound. Just […]Read more
Brexit and the Border – Why I’m Going to Newry
“Just who does Gina Miller – a Londoner and a woman who’s not even involved in politics – think she is going to Newry to talk about Brexit and the Irish Border?” I can hear what the Brextremists and their friends in the media will have to say about my trip to this city […]Read more
Sensational headlines are no way to conduct a sensible conversation about Brexit
I was interested to hear Nicky Morgan, to my mind a principled Tory MP, call on Boris Johnson to decide if he is a politician or a journalist. I am neither a journalist nor a politician, but I see her point. In my time, I have been invited to address political conferences and […]Read more
It is the job of the Opposition to provide hope: Labour is failing the young.
It is always the job of the Opposition to be a beacon of hope and Brexit means that there are millions of us now – a lot of us young and starting out in our working lives – who yearn more than ever to see it burn brightly. Thousands demonstrated in Liverpool outside the Labour […]Read more