Brexit Briefing: Brexit and the Leadership Question

The aim of the brexit briefings has always been to give an impartial analysis of the state of the Brexit process. However, this last update before my mandate ends takes a slightly different approach to usual.

Brexit Briefing No.85: WAB and the next Commission President

Whilst Europe focuses on elections to the European Parliament taking place on Thursday in the UK and staggered over the following days across the rest of the continent, the government in Westminster presented a highly contentious final draft of its withdrawal agreement bill.

Brexit Briefing No.84: The Long Parliament

On Tuesday this parliamentary session had its 300th sitting day, making it the longest parliament since the Civil War, although it still has some way to go to match the 13 years of the long parliament.

Delivering for the West Midlands

Whilst I fully believe in respecting the 2016 referendum result and delivering an orderly Brexit, I also firmly believe it is my duty to continue to deliver for the West Midlands whilst we are still a member of the EU.

Brexit Briefing No.81: An Easter Pax Before The Tempest

After a whirlwind few months, the Brexit waters were becalmed this week. The House of Commons broke up for recess while MEPs across Europe are preparing to hit the campaign trail ahead of the European elections.