Labour Marginals – Great Grimsby

In some ways, this is a difficult one to call. According to Paddy Power, the betting is going the Conservatives' way. In the 2010 general election, Victoria Ayling was the Conservative candidate, and she very nearly unseated Austin Mitchell. His majority was just 714, however, that result has to be viewed through the prism of … Continue reading Labour Marginals – Great Grimsby

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The UK should be prepared to walk away from Brexit talks and call the EU’s bluff

Throughout the EU Referendum campaign, I said that reverting to World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules would not be disastrous. Indeed, as the respected economist, Ruth Lea, has pointed out, the UK would thrive under WTO rules. "The prospects for a bespoke deal are, therefore, reasonably positive. But, if there is no bespoke agreement, then the … Continue reading The UK should be prepared to walk away from Brexit talks and call the EU’s bluff