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“set laws that suit us”
What piffle this is. I assumes this is a one way street. It’s not. The EU - 440 million to the UK’s 60 million - will seek to do the same too. It’s not as if the UK can just do this at will and get what it wants.
David Frost goes hard in Brussels lecture tonight. Johnson's negotiator says that Britain's refusal to accept level playing field after Brexit "isn’t a simple negotiating position which might move under pressure – it is the point of the whole project".
From now on I think I ought to call this shiny train syndrome: how a pic of a nicely painted train seems to have a miraculous power to distract politicians from the reality that the rail service they presided over is grim, and then standing in front of a shiny train won’t help.
Der erste ICE mit grenzüberschreitendem Namen, „Euregio Maas-Rhein“. Mit Ministerpräsident @OliverPaasch aus Belgien 🇧🇪 und Governeur @TheoBovens aus den Niederlanden 🇳🇱 lebt die Euregio Europa im Kleinen über alle Grenzen hinweg. #grenzenlos https://twitter.com/oliverpaasch/status/1229453888681598977
Is that because it would reveal the full extent of the massive increase in #RedTape and costs to British business, the price hikes to UK consumers and accept there will be a border down the Irish Sea?
Naturally, continuing to lie is preferable. https://twitter.com/tnewtondunn/status/1229535201136664577
Excl: Downing Street plan to try to gain upper hand in EU trade negotiation by publishing draft text of a deal is shelved
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