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@DanielJHannan

29.03.2017

Brexit is happening – so let’s all cheer up about it

Birds flying high, you know how I feel. Sun in the sky, you know how I feel. Leaves driftin’ on by, you know how I feel....

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22.03.2017

An attack on our democracy

It is only natural to take the police for granted....

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18.01.2017

May must hope for the best on Brexit – but prepare for the worst

First, reassure the world that, outside the EU, Britain will be competitive, engaged and open for business....

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17.12.2016

The glad tidings we refuse to believe

On New Year’s Day, I wrote a piece for CapX entitled “Sixteen Reasons to be cheerful about 2016”....

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25.11.2016

No, David Aaronovitch: collective guilt is never a good idea

How did you feel when you heard that a mother of two young children had been murdered by a gunman?...

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20.05.2016

Don’t listen to actors off stage

Actors, thought Samuel Johnson, were “no better than creatures set upon tables and joint-stools to make faces and produce laught...

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09.05.2016

Remain campaign is misleading voters on the Single Market

I’ve realised that there is a gargantuan misunderstanding at the heart of the referendum debate – a misunderstanding to which...

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23.04.2016

How like a god: Shakespeare and the invention of the world

‘I have not a shadow of a doubt that William Shakespeare would have voted to remain,’ writes Chris Bryant, in a piece of sustain...

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18.04.2016

7 risks in voting Remain

How dismal the Remain-mongers sound, how timorous. ‘Yeah, we know that the EU is a bit rubbish, but it’s safer to stick with...

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11.04.2016

David Cameron has done nothing wrong on tax

Have you ever bought an ISA? Or held premium bonds? Then, my friend, you are a tax avoider...

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04.04.2016

Do Remain campaigners think they’re the only ones with kids?

There is something faintly distasteful about using children as political agents. One thinks of the Spies, the youth organisation...

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08.03.2016

Britain’s obsolescent conglomerates are backing Remain

If you thought that there was no longer such a thing as the British Establishment, think again. The Remain side is campaigning...

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02.03.2016

The dodgy dossier on the EU

The UK government is to publish a report on what Britain’s post-EU options would look like. Here are few problems with the dodgy...

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29.02.2016

​Forget Boris, forget Michael Gove: this is the big EU development

Back in August, one of the Prime Minister’s aides told the Sunday Times, ‘If the referendum campaign is fought around what is...

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17.02.2016

Ten Euro-myths debunked

By the time we get to vote on leaving the EU, you’ll be sick and tired of figures. Unless you’re very unusual, you’ll be subject...

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08.02.2016

If David Cameron thinks the EU wants to shunt illegal immigrants on to Britain, why does he want to

Let’s start with the basics. The reciprocal stationing of UK and French immigration officials on both sides of the Channel has...

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01.02.2016

David Cameron’s EU emergency brake is ‎fake

The idea of an ‘emergency brake’ that can be applied ‘the day after the referendum’ is false. It is, moreover, clearly, palpably...

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08.01.2016

Let Shakespeare’s women speak for themselves

Shakespeare’s women, like his men, are as vivid to us as flesh-and-blood people. More vivid, indeed, because living people tend...

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01.01.2016

16 reasons to be cheerful about 2016

Iain Martin closed the old year with 15 reasons to be cheerful about 2015. Let me open the new one with 16 reasons to be...

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