Andrew Adonis’s new biography of “the first of a new breed of ‘common man’ who would manage the British state” and became one of the great Foreign Secretaries.
If the free world values freedom, then it must wake up to the imminent dangers – or the threat will spread.
As with Brexit, the fundamentals of the Tory position are much stronger than they may seem to be.
The ideas of that decade are still with us, staggering around like a zombie in a garish “Global Hypercolor” t-shirt.
Sitting in a park is selfish, but organising a mass demonstration in a park is wonderful, and schools should still stay closed. Seriously?
Given the salience of the topic, we are republishing the Chair of the Foreign Select Committee’s article above each day this week.
We must now change the status of these passports to allow Hong Kong BNOs a quicker path to full UK citizenship.
Economically and politically, Beijing takes advantage of asymmetric openness: we’re open to them, but they are not to us.
The Chinese Communist Party doesn’t really believe in free or fair markets and has a strategy based on domination, not fair competition.
There can be no return to ‘business as usual’ with the Communist Party. Here’s how Britain can play a leading role in holding them to account.
The simple fact is that, despite its lofty goals, it repeatedly fails to live up to the values and standards it was set up to defend.
We lost Putney, but gained loads of poorer seats in the north and midlands. That’s highlighted the tensions.
I have lost count as to how many Tories I have recently met who assume that we will be in power for the next ten to fifteen years. That worries me.
Most voters will have what to them are more pressing reasons to reject Corbyn than anti-semitism. But none expose more fully why he must be stopped.
The real risk of all this is that it gets praised – but is then quietly filed away. What needs to happen is a change of Foreign Office culture.