There are good reasons for placing all this in the “too difficult” box. But if Brexit was about anything, it was about sovereignty.
Their atrocities are without parallel in the modern world.
Let’s hope that Trump’s missile strikes on the Assad regime work. But May and her government must be a force for restraint if they don’t.
The then-President claimed the use of chemical weapons would ‘change his calculus’. Yet when the regime tested the West, we let it pass.
Dissidents in Eastern Europe could look to Thatcher’s Britain to stand up for their liberty. Are we still the sort of people to whom democrats turn?
We must not allow Brexit to force us to make lucrative deals with repressive autocracies, even as they commit human rights violations and possible war crimes.
The Government must try to build from the essentials out – security, legal certainty, frictionless trade. Zero tariffs would be the icing on the cake.
The European Convention on Human Rights is critical to holding the UK together.
Thank God for great European leaders, like Merkel, whose idiosyncratic approach to border control played such an understated role in last year’s Brexit vote.
We can build a Britain that is fair on immigration, trades globally and is outward-looking – underpinned by great values of equality, fairness and freedom.
“The report is wrong to assert that withdrawal puts the future of rights protection in doubt.”
We need a mass of recommendations less than we need our institutions to do their job properly.
We should join organisations like Amnesty International, which has made a terrible mistake on anti-semitism, to ensure that our voices are heard.
The Conservatives have a chance to make great strides with these floating voters.
He tells the story of his campaign to stop the ECHR being applied to armed conflict.