The Brexit Blog – We finally (sort of) have a plan

Prime Minister Theresa May has finally given a bit of an idea of what’s going to happen regarding Brexit and it’s even worse than many feared. It will be a hard Brexit/clean Brexit / whatever adjective is chosen today Brexit and it will not include membership of the single market. This was pretty much assured… Continue reading The Brexit Blog – We finally (sort of) have a plan

The Brexit blog – Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary has to be a joke

Boris Johnston is now Britain’s most senior diplomat Yes, he will be in charge of representing Britain on the world stage, as if this country wasn’t enough of a laughing stock already. You would think that after the events of the last few weeks we would have lost our ability to be in anyway surprised… Continue reading The Brexit blog – Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary has to be a joke

European conventions have been broken – the Brexit blog

By even agreeing to meet with Nicola Sturgeon Jean Claude Juncker and Martin Schultz have broken the convention that the EU will only engage with states. This is a huge shift and miles away from what the EU was saying prior to the 2014 referendum. This has cheered supporters of Scottish independence who claim Scotland… Continue reading European conventions have been broken – the Brexit blog

Return of the Tories – The Brexit Blog

Call off the search, the Tories have been found and returned to parliament. Well all apart from a certain Mr Boris Johnson who must be having one heck of a long game of cricket. Boris did find time to pen a column for the Telegraph in which he claimed Britain would have access to the… Continue reading Return of the Tories – The Brexit Blog

Where are the leaders? The Brexit Blog

While meetings were going on all over the EU and Nicola Sturgeon was meeting with her cabinet to work out what on earth to do next, likely Prime Minister in waiting Boris Johnson was playing cricket – let that sink in for a second – it would be laughable if this situation wasn’t so serious.… Continue reading Where are the leaders? The Brexit Blog

We’ve been shown the door – The Brexit Blog

No sooner had the cold light of day dawned on Brexit then Leave leader Boris Johnson seemed to want to slam on the breaks. ‘There’s no need for haste.’ he implored like a schoolboy who has suddenly realised his prank had gone too far and he was now going to have to face the consequences.… Continue reading We’ve been shown the door – The Brexit Blog

What have we done? The Brexit blog

Once again Scotland is collectively banging its head against a brick wall wondering just what it can do to have any influence in UK politics. A year ago almost every single Westminster seat went to the SNP but still we got a Tory government that Scotland has rejected now for decades. This morning we woke… Continue reading What have we done? The Brexit blog