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While the English Channel and Irish land border have received most of the Brexit attention, the Irish Sea ports are a major concern.
Professor Chris Grey’s latest analysis on how the deal/no deal brinksmanship is damaging in itself, how both are bad outcomes and not what Brexiters had promised, and the very high price we are paying and going to pay...
In a speech he gave in the House of Commons, Dan Carden, the Labour MP for Liverpool Walton, denounced the government’s “incompetence” in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, its “cronyism”, and its “ideological obsession with outsourcing and rip-off privatisation.”
Given the role of the north of England as a key battleground at the general election last year and the current focus on the region as a result of the pandemic, it is hard to see it falling down the political agenda any time soon.
The UK government is introducing a three-tier system of lockdowns. It will only work if the tiers are sufficiently different and if the implementation is clearly devoid of political influence.