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: freedom
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.
We need to redefine our purpose, move forward with our global partners, unite the UK – and defeat Corbynism.
The real risk of all this is that it gets praised – but is then quietly filed away. What needs to happen is a change of Foreign Office culture.
That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
In the absence of counter-arguments, we can’t really be sure what the public thinks about state action on unhealthy lifestyles.
We should make it clear that further attempts to encroach on Hong Kong’s freedoms and rule of law would have consequences for China.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
We don’t need a ‘Brexiteer’ leader, we need a unifier, a leader who is not marked by labels but by their ability to implement the referendum result.
The David and Goliath struggle between the Metric Martyrs and EU harmonisation could yet have a happy ending.
Jesse Norman: Conservatism, the party leadership, and the future of our country. Why I am considering standing.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.
Risking our security. Risking our alliances. Opening our infrastructure up to China is a risk too far.
There are no certainties – at least, until it’s too late – so the UK should err on the side of caution.
“The Conservative Party should stand up for all those who feel powerless in Britain today”- Gibb’s reformist speech
“If we fail to address the very real areas in which the capitalist system is failing – a long period of left-wing, socialist government is surely on its way.”
Christ’s resurrection certainly doesn’t help us out on Brexit – unless it be to remind us of the Christian virtues of temperance and respect.
If we can’t think of anything that’s going to do real good, maybe we could act like true Conservatives for once – and choose to do nothing at all?