Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Clarifying the position of EU nationals is now a matter of great urgency

Way back in January I argued that the Government should unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU nationals and simplify the..

By Ben Kelly

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

What would the innovative and untested customs proposal mean for the UK?

The Government has finally offered a little clarity on its objectives for the UK’s customs arrangements with the EU when..

By Ben Kelly

Sunday, 18 June 2017

On Father's Day

I hope you are spending some time with your dad today if that is possible. If you are lucky enough..

By Ben Kelly

Friday, 16 June 2017

Everything you wanted to know about the EEA, WTO and customs union but were afraid to ask

Even political nerds will be glad when the Brexit debate dies down…. in about five years. Far from calming down..

By Ben Kelly

Monday, 22 May 2017

Brexit Britain needs immigration

The popular image of Theresa May as a safe pair of hands with a steely resolve is a major factor..

By Ben Kelly

Friday, 12 May 2017

Labour's misguided education plan would fail Britain's poorest students

In a globalised world, it is essential that Britain is competitive, business friendly and inviting for investors and businesses. As..

By Ben Kelly

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Labour's leaked manifesto: a plan to turn Britain into Venezuela

If the 1983 Labour manifesto was “the longest suicide note in history”, then what to make of the 2017 one?..

By Ben Kelly

Friday, 5 May 2017

The Brexit negotiations are a game - Britain must start being pro-active

Well, that escalated quickly! I mean that really got out of hand fast. The phoney war is well and truly..

By Ben Kelly

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

UKIP is now just the BNP in suits

Since the EU referendum UKIP has been struggling to realign itself to find a new purpose and justify its existence. That..

By Ben Kelly