The Conservative Party Chairman says the public can “draw their own conclusions” about Corbyn’s approach, however.
“It was absolutely outrageous, what it did in Salisbury,” he says during his first major speech on defence policy.
“We didn’t wait until yesterday’s Spring Statement to announce more money for the NHS – we announced it in the Budget last autumn!”
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She also told the Commons of new sanctions, Magnitsky legislation, and additional powers to curb the activities of the Kremlin’s agents.
The Chancellor dismisses the Opposition as “Eeyores” while declaring himself “positively tigger-like” about the prospects for the economy.
The Prime Minister reports that the Foreign Secretary has summoned the Russian ambassador to account for his country’s actions.
However the Wyre Forest MP is less optimistic than some about the prospect of a ‘Brexit dividend’ which will further boost public spending.
“If there is evidence of a foreign state’s involvement, we will need to respond in a way which is appropriate.”
“Where lectures are missed at this vital time, as you said exam time, I would want some of those lectures made up during non-strike time.”
The leader of the European Research Group explains why he is supporting the Prime Minister’s overall negotiating strategy.
“But we are still in the tunnel at the moment. We have to get debt down. We’ve got all sorts of other things we want to do.”
“The link that we have with Saudi Arabia is historic, it is an important one, and it has saved the lives of potentially hundreds of people in this country.”
“You can take any measure…and we’re better off than any of the predictions made by all the official bodies during the campaign.”
The Treasury Select Committee chair says that “we will continue to look for any drift back to some kind of ideological hard Brexit.”
“It’s about whether we have some kind of partnership that allows frictionless trade at our borders and recognises that there is a very difficult situation in Northern Ireland.”