The carve-up of powers and staff between Johnson, Davis and Fox will be far from simple.
Posts Tagged: Foreign Office
“Within a few months of the election the Treasury and two other departments tried take foreign students out of the migration statistics altogether.”
In a bold move, she appoints Davis, Fox and Johnson – all outspoke Leavers – to her Cabinet.
The new Brexit Department will lead on Europe. The new Trade Department will lead on trade. Morale in King Charles Street will be 20,000 leagues under the sea.
You can only come back in politics if you have first left. And it’s better to take the decision yourself rather than have it forced on you.
The Cabinet Office could provide the structure – while a new department would be a costly distraction.
Laura Sandys: Stop moaning, Brexiteers – and get stuck in to working for Britain and making the EU better
Let’s strengthen Parliamentary scrutiny, beef up our diplomacy, stop gold-plating directives – and regain our mojo.
Foreign Office ministers are stuck in the mentality of prioritising geopolitical ploys over a grave humanitarian crisis: this has to change.
Yazidis, Christians and Muslims would be better off under an imperial system.
Why is the Government allowing itself to be bullied into accepting this baseless policy by civil servants?
Plus: Gummer gets it wrong, Barwell gets it right, Heywood gets oily, the Republicans get extreme…and why Boris may get Transport.
Mark Field: This Conservative Government’s foreign policy has already marked a break from the Coalition’s
At last we could pass a decisive parliamentary vote for cooperative action in Syria, and now lead a reform agenda in the EU which could make way for two-tier membership.
Also: Britain Stranger in Europe. Leagues of Empire Loyalists in Kettering. Elliott and Coates in bars and bogs. Plus: Donald Tusk or is it Trump?
How else can the systematic rape and murder of Christians possibly be described?
J.P.Floru: Never mind Foreign Office advice. The terrorists must not win. I’m off on holiday to Egypt
Imagine what our reaction would have been if the world had issued anti-travel advice against London after 7/7.