Tag Archives: Husband Phil

May savaging the saboteurs? or put to the sword by Brexiteers?

As a conversion, it is more astonishing than St. Paul on the road to Damascus!  PM May has suddenly become a clean Brexiteer!  This is the lady who dubbed anyone who wanted a clean break from the EU “crazy” and  a “fanatic!” This is the lady who admits she is a Remainer, who gave free rein to the Chancellor to slag off Brexit and whose husband Phil, a hedge fund manager, loves the EU almost more than life itself.It struck me as odd that when the PM announced the forthcoming election in Parliament, there was not a Brexiteer in sight. David Cameron, Blair, Cleggers, even the EU members were ecstatic at the news and announced glowingly that a huge mandate would “ensure the best deal for Britain” something they suddenly seemed awfully happy about. Continue reading

Free movement will finally end, but it’s May who wants a softer Brexit

Boris and David Davis have reluctantly accepted that business will need time to adapt to the cutoff of free movement.  But an earlier report claimed that Theresa May has been campaigning within the Cabinet, for a softer Brexit,  unlocking “a deep and special partnership” with the bloc. 

She says extending FM is unavoidable. She had to wrestle with Brexit-backing Tories to secure their support.  Brexit chiefs Boris Johnson and Liam Fox have grudgingly agreed to back a transitional arrangement that would bridge the gap between Brexit and a future trade deal, the FT reported. Continue reading