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Director @ukandeu Bitter and twisted observer of politics. ‘Not yoda’ (DC) ‘ Slightly matey politics don' (Q. Letts) Malbec please; #lufc
Sep 3, 2018 25 tweets 5 min read
So, as you may have seen, the @UKandEU report on a #NoDeal Brexit is out today.… And whilst, obvs, most of you are already immersed in it, thought I'd attempt q quick summary for the lazy people (1) We try to explain what No Deal means. There is a tendency to elide it with 'trading on WTO terms'. Which, of course, would be possible with a withdrawal agreement. We also make clear the crucial point that, unlike with most 'deals.' default outcome is not the status quo. (2)
May 18, 2018 11 tweets 2 min read
Ok. Here goes. First, let me say that @SamCoatesTimes knows infinitely more about our politics and what happens in Westminster than I do. So I say with some trepidation that I think he is wrong… First and foremost, the EU won’t accept the proposed backstop. They will let the NI have partial SM membership for three reasons.