Politicians who support fiscal discipline are not protecting their own interests – they’re guarding the interests of others.
Posts Tagged: Daniel Hannan MEP
Guido Fawkes, Tom Newton-Dunn and the Evening Standard diary banded together to suggest that I was about to do a far, far better thing than I have ever done…
WATCH: Ici Londres – The taboo against violence in our politics is growing weaker, warns Daniel Hannan
The difference between “punch a Nazi” and “shoot a Republican congressman” is only one of degree.
WATCH: Hannan says the EU interferes too much in everyday life. Another MEP then says he should be censured.
“I’m afraid that I don’t have the authority to sanction Mr Hannan, but if you send in your comment in writing we’ll take note of it of course.”
“Austerity is not a choice. Austerity is what happens when you have a deficit. And we still have one of £50 billion.”
WATCH: Ici Londres – In the Brexit talks, we need politicians who stand up for Britain, not for Brussels, argues Daniel Hannan
It was extraordinary to see British Europhiles taking Juncker’s side against May.
WATCH: Ici Londres – Juncker wants the hardest of Brexits. So why is Farron siding with him? asks Daniel Hannan
They themselves are proving May’s argument that they cannot be trusted to protect our national interest.
The Association told CCHQ they wanted him, but the central party declined to put him on the shortlist. Ping-pong could ensue.
WATCH: Ici Londres – Ignore talk of conflict, says Daniel Hannan, the Brexit negotiation will be cordial
The self-interest of both sides lies in maintaining friendly and productive relations with the other.
The malign old cadger’s deadly influence lives on.
WATCH: Ici Londres – May is getting it right on post-Brexit immigration policy, argues Daniel Hannan
She is giving people what they want, and heading off a populist revolt with a moderate, balance system.
Ricardo’s theory of comparative advantage is 200 years old, but still often misunderstood.
Well-meaning people think they help the poor by opposing markets. They’re wrong.
Do it well, and we could help world trade as well as our own interests.
My new book lays out a plan for a phased repatriation of power which will secure our sovereignty while maintaining links with our allies.