If the Conservative Party can be saved by good-humoured moderation, the First Secretary of State will provide it.
Posts Tagged: Lord Mandelson
It’s sad in a way, but the quicker Labour is eclipsed and a new leftist party emerges, the better for everyone.
Peter Lilley: That £350 million figure. The EU’s negotiating position shows it to be less of an exaggeration than has been claimed.
It makes spending commitments which exceed the amounts it budgets to spend. Those escalating commitments…will approach E250 billion by the time we leave.
They will debate. They may even ask the Commons to look again. But the Bill will pass.
The former EU Commissioner warned the Lords of the costs of Brexit.
He says Open Britain asked him to because ‘many’ referendum voters had ‘no idea of the terms on which the Government would decide to leave the EU’.
They are holding up a hankerchief to test how strongly the Remain wind is blowing.
Some advice from the former to the latter.
The campaign to quit the EU lacks charismatic faces to put up against the Prime Minister, three former premiers and well-known business figures.
The law he favours would create ‘special administrative units’ to monitor those suspected of holding intolerant views. Who will sit on these surveillance operations?
A Labour vote will, counter intuitively, not secure the UK’s place in the EU – in fact quite the opposite.
Historically, our greatest weakness has been to place far too much confidence in government and demonstrate too little confidence in ourselves.
Aladdin: Gloria de Piero. Widow Twanky: Chris Bryant. Abananzer: Peter Mandelson. Genie of the Lamp, Michael Gove. Princess Lotus Blossom: Gavin Williamson…
Business for Britain, Daniel Hannan MEP & Global Britain have produced the new publication.
Also: Salmond hints at Westminster comeback; Mandelson has “no regrets” on NIO amnesty letters; and Ann Clwyd faces reselection in Cynon Valley.