The Vote Leave director is the onlie begetter of this cashfest. But we’ve said it before and say it again: Britain can’t tax its way to prosperity – or a better health service.
Posts Tagged: Defence
Its failures begins with the machinery of Government – the core civil service itself. This must be fixed.
“We need to make the Foreign Office the strategic engine of our foreign policy again” – Tugendhat’s RUSI speech
“We need to do something you might not expect me to say. We need to give Boris Johnson more power.”
Yes, some rises are inevitable. But they must be balanced by spending reductions elsewhere if economic policy is to be practicable and coherent.
We need strong and effective intelligence services. But we should demonstrate that this can be combined with decent and ethical standards of civilised conduct.
Those who run Russia believe themselves to be in a ‘political war’ with the West. We need to treat the Kremlin as a threat rather than an irritant.
The best way forward might be a statute of limitations on past conduct that covers the United Kingdom as a whole.
Obama and his partners ignored the loudly-voiced concerns of our key Gulf strategic partners and Israel that the deal ignored potential Iranian interference in the region.
We need America. So we need its President – whether we like him or not. May must not let Macron walk off with Europe’s defence and security leadership.
Britain would be powerless to deter Russian aggression, because he doesn’t see upholding peace and security in Europe – let alone the world – to be part of his job.
Ruth Davis: Cyber threats are the new norm – and not just from Russia. Business needs to up its game.
Government research shows that the average person is roughly eleven times more likely to be the victim of cyber-crime than an in-person robbery.
The Prime Minister faces a difficult afternoon – but will be aided by the unwillingess of Tory backbenchers to line up with Jeremy Corbyn.
WATCH: Thornberry – “It cannot be Donald Trump and a couple of allies deciding unilaterally” on Syria
“We have been here before, when we have not had clear evidence about weapons of mass destruction.”
WATCH: Johnson – “This was the right thing to do – to deter the use of chemical weapons not just by Assad but around the world”
“People around the world are looking now and saying ‘finally, someone stood up against that’, and the world said ‘enough’ to the use of such weapons.”
Three in four support some kind of action. However, three in five appear unwilling to risk members of our armed forces losing their lives.