She says the Government must be “more imaginative” with the sanctions that it threatens to impose.
Posts Tagged: Emily Thornberry MP
WATCH: How many visas should be given to overseas workers to ease shortages in the UK workforce? Thornberry won’t say.
The Shadow International Trade Secretary adds that “what we need is a proper plan…they need to make responsible decisions in a strategic way.”
WATCH: Covid 1) “I think it’s very unlikely that people will be able to go abroad this summer, I’m afraid” – Thornberry
“People will do the right thing so long as they know what it is they’re expected to do.”
WATCH: NI Protocol 2) Thornberry – “I personally think the Swiss model is probably the best one we can have”
The Shadow Trade Secretary pushes the policy that the EU itself has urged as part of the solution.
It despises the very values of patriotism and economic self-improvement that made people like my grandparents vote for them.
Robert Halfon: Patriotism is important to people – whatever the liberal elite thinks – and there’s nothing wrong with that
Plus: There must be a national inquiry led by the Department for Education or Ofsted to establish what has gone on in our schools.
Australia’s former Prime Minister knows all about trade deals – and can supply insights both from his experience and an international contact book.
Darren Grimes: A Pride Day? There’s a good case for one. But a whole Pride Month? That’s just virtue signalling.
At the end of the day, being gay in 2020 is ok. We are no longer prime victims of oppression, and we should reject four weeks of self-indulgence and narcissism.
Richard Holden: Labour has socially distanced from voters in my seat – and others in the north and midlands. Starmer won’t change that.
The party is pinned down where it feels at home – in its new heartlands of central London, the middle of major cities and the University towns.
Iain Dale: Which Starmer will we get as Labour’s new leader this weekend? Radical Starmer? Or Safety First Starmer?
For his Shadow Cabinet, I would choose media friendly spokespeople, and back them up with deputies more on the policy wonkish side of things.
“It was disastrous for us to go into a general election in those circumstances.”
“We weren’t sufficiently clear about what our priorities were…it just wasn’t convincing.’
WATCH: “I’m glad my constituents aren’t as stupid as yours”, Thornberry told MP in a Leave seat, Flint alleges
The unseated MP for Don Valley has harsh words for the Labour frontbench over their Remain agenda. (Though Thornberry denies the claim.)
WATCH: “We must strive night and day, whatever it takes, to keep Britain in the European Union”, says Thornberry
The Shadow Foreign Secretary receives a standing ovation as she urges a harder anti-Brexit stance for Labour.
Plus: Why won’t Corbyn come on LBC and give an interview? He hasn’t done once since becoming Labour leader.