This week was meant to be all about Tory rebellions and blue-on-blue conflict. Instead, the Opposition’s civil war has intensified.
Posts Tagged: Emily Thornberry MP
Leaving the Single Market while keeping the Customs Union would reduce the United Kingdom economy to the status of a bargaining chip for Brussels.
It wasn’t just about antisemitism. The Conservatives pledged to maintain weekly bin collections. Labour did not.
“We think if you’re a politician in charge of a department, and a department does its job as badly as the Home Office has clearly been doing, you should resign.”
Labour’s Brexit fudge would allow the EU to sign us up to deals like TTIP with no veto or NHS safeguard
The latest attempt by the Opposition to fudge their policy runs counter to all Corbyn’s stated principles.
The Shadow Foreign Secretary seeks to fend off the claim that the party’s leadership is unwilling to listen to its pro-Remain members.
We feel a commission, a working group, an inquiry coming in – to look these inconsistencies, accidents of history and quirks, to see if some tidying-up is required.
“It’s a delight to me to see the Right Honourable Lady still in her place when no fewer 97 members of her front bench have either been sacked or resigned.”
Thornberry, standing in for Corbyn, spoke still more forcefully than he does for Islington.
Nadhim Zahawi: How a leading Labour feminist – the Party’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, no less – gives succour to the Ayatollahs
Iran’s demonstrators are asking for reform, and all democrats should openly support their goals.
Of course the Government must sell its vision and achievements, but we must also expose the hard left’s anti-democratic conduct and duplicity over Brexit.
Can it be that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have spread their beneficent influence even into the Commons chamber?
Theresa May “doesn’t have the strength or the authority to control her backbenchers, let alone her Cabinet.”
Andrew Gimson’s conference sketch: the Moses of Finsbury Park is ready to lead his people into the promised land
Corbyn thinks he is about to carry all before him, and conveys a kind of hubris.
There were no Momentum mugs left. “Everything we had has gone ‘just like that’. Do keep checking the website, though”.