Maggie’s EU-Turn

A very interesting revelation from Charles Moore at last night’s Speccie event at Cadogan Hall: Maggie wanted Britain to leave the EU after she left office. According to Moore it “became her view… after the Maastricht Treaty in 1992”, but was kept quiet on the advice of her advisers. Judging by the reaction to Lord Lawson’s comments yesterday, you can bet Tory MPs will be taking note…




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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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