Jeremy Hunt was the best Foreign Secretary of recent times – and his successor’s record gives me hope he will build on that legacy.
Posts Tagged: democracy
Andrew Kennedy: To energise our Party, and restore it to winning ways, Cleverly must reform its voluntary organisation
My blueprint will unlock millions of pounds of currently wasted funds, re-engage our members, and build on our strengths rather than just managing decline.
Sponsored Post: Stand With Hong Kong: Boris, please show the world that Britain will keep her promise on Hong Kong’s freedom
Time is not on our side – but under a new Prime Minister, the UK can stand with Hongkongers and uphold our freedom.
When there are genuine threats, foreign and domestic, our democracy needs better protection than this visibly failing organisation.
“This will most likely be the last time I will speak at length as Prime Minister…” – May on the state of politics
The Prime Minister deplores the “rancour and tribal bitterness” of modern debate, and criticises politicians “making promises you cannot keep”.
The Moggcast. The Foreign Secretary’s “personal attacks” on Johnson “make it harder” for him to continue serve in top Cabinet roles.
He also dismisses “this lunatic policeman” who threatened press freedom, and says “if necessary I will read out every word of [Darroch’s cables] in the House of Commons.”
Labour’s latest Brexit policy pleases Shadow Cabinet Remainers, but will it actually win over voters?
Will pro-EU voters ditch the Lib Dems in favour of a Labour Party that has been dragged only reluctantly to a mushier, more confused version of the position?
John Lamont: Contrary to the SNP’s expectations, the closer we get to Brexit, the more popular the Union becomes
In her haste to hijack the EU referendum result to serve her cause, Sturgeon badly misjudged it.
We should make it clear that further attempts to encroach on Hong Kong’s freedoms and rule of law would have consequences for China.
Who are you voting for to run the EU Commission? Have you watched the debates and scrutinised their manifestos? Oh, wait.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
We’ll get the result of the Tory members’ ballot in a month. But many of their votes will be cast in a fortnight.
Members will receive their postal ballots between 6th and 8th July. Many will return them straight away, which could influence the tone of the race.
‘Liberal democracy’ is not an inevitable combination. Nor, it seems, is it necessarily a sustainable one.
Good luck to every Conservative standing for election today. Let us hope that in future much more power is devolved to the roles you are competing for.
Turkey’s strongman is far from all-powerful, and he is risking an almighty backlash.