Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Alarmingly, Philip Hammond Is Right – City Access To The EU...

Philip Hammond, unusually for a British Chancellor of the Exchequer, looks alarmingly close to being right over this issue of trade. Sure, The City...

There’s Some Commercial Nous In Ukip Still

It's entirely true that Ukip was never really known for the gloriousness of the graphic design used. There are those of us who still...

Glorious Capitalism – Ryanair Won’t Ground Planes Over Brexit

It's always possible that petty vindictiveness on the part of the EU will lead to hiccups in air travel around the time of Brexit....

The Only Leader Henry Bolton’s One Nation Translates As Either Ein...

It takes vast amounts of chutzpah and hard work to get a new political party up off the ground. When you have already shown...

Brexit and Brand Protection in Europe: What Next?

This is from long time reader, Jonathan Thurgood Twenty-two years’ ago, the EU’s single brand registration system took off. Since then, companies and individuals around...

Indeed The EU Has – Which Is Why We’re Leaving

We can, roughly enough, lay out two variants of what is happening with the European Union. One is that varied peoples who share geographical...

Is Ireland Worth Freedom?

A very useful example of the manner in which the same question can have very different answers each of which are correct. The important...

Proof Perfect That The EU Is Mercantilist, Protectionist, Not Free Traders

The easy way to understand whether someone groks trade or not is to see what they suggest when someone throws rocks in their own...

Not Likely Matey – EU Customs Officials On British Soil

The European Union has a certain problem with the concept of sovereignty. A sovereign nation is sovereign within its own borders, that's the definition...

Brexit – Salt and Vinegar Please, Not The Three Course Meal

Liam Fox and Sir Martin Donnelly are having a little spat over Brexit and trade. It should be said that Fox is correct here...