To me, he was the original blue-collar Conservative, embodying the values of an Essex man – of decency and hard work.
Posts Tagged: Conservative Friends of Israel
The Government’s response to the proposed evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and the violence in the Al-Aqsa mosque show that it has been living a lie for years.
James Brokenshire: I urge local leaders everywhere in Britain to join us in helping to boost business abroad.
Lessons from my recent visit to India with Andy Street and Sir John Peace, Chair of the Midlands Engine Partnership.
Eric Pickles: Netanyahu is in Britain. And the Duke of Cambridge will visit Israel – a sign that the two countries are drawing even closer.
But it is important to acknowledge that there are growing concerns within Israel about the rise of antisemitism in Britain.
Patel and Seely win Foreign Affairs committee places. Simon Clarke is elected to the Treasury committee.
The results of yesterday’s Select Committee elections weren’t at all bad for the Brexiteers – or Conservative Friends of Israel, for that matter.
Nicky Morgan: A bedrock Conservative belief – that we mustn’t wait for the state to act before doing so ourselves
How I saw civil society at work recently in Israel, across the religious and ethnic divide, and am helping to build it up in Loughborough.
Eric Pickles: Netanyahu’s visit. It would be fitting were Britain later to sign its first free trade deal with the Middle East’s only true democracy.
Our relationship with Israel makes us safer, healthier, and more prosperous.
Both the organisation and its critics have a mutual interest in suggesting otherwise.
Four things have surprised me during my recent weeks in the country.
Sir Eric Pickles MP: Business innovation. Humanitarian effort. And ceaseless security threats. What I found during a visit to Israel.
There is much more to the country than the political controversies which are the focus of most reports.
Priti Patel, Alok Sharma, Shailesh Vara – all have played a part in the big push among Indian-origin voters. It needs more money and support.