New Brexit talks may be about ‘cash, courts and cash’ but the border issue hasn’t gone away
Analysis: Brexit negotiations have been given the green light to continue, focusing on state aid, dispute resolution and fisheries - but these are issues that serve as a proxy for the borders and sovereignty concerns that drove Brexit
For those of us utterly fed up with the on-off nature of Brexit negotiations, the news last week of a different set of fractious negotiations involving the British government was almost a welcome distraction.
Westminster's enthusiasm to impose a strict Covid-19 lockdown in Greater Manchester was battered by pushback from Andy Burnham, the local mayor.
Burnham’s experience is greater than that of many other local politicians, as he served as a treasury minister in a...
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