Lost In Translation: PM Flounders In Poland


All hasn’t gone to plan for the David Cameron in Poland today, with the PM spectacularly misjudging the mood on welfare in Warsaw. Dave triumphantly exited discussions about EU reform with the Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, claiming the negotiations were “excellent” and that they had agreed to work together on the issue of migrant benefits. Unfortunately for the PM, the Polish premier had a rather different take on their talks, telling reporters that they did not “see eye to eye”. Guido can only assume that something was lost in translation…

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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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