It is no secret that some senior civil servants in the Foreign Office do not share the Prime Minister’s commitment to implementing the Truro Recommendations.
Posts Tagged: freedom
Johnson – at a stroke, a bigger player in foreign affairs, because of his larger majority. But what does he want to do?
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
There are three main issues for us. The HE/FE balance, making all students welcome on campus and the Conservatives’ own internal housekeeping.
Ryan Bourne: Johnson’s policy prospectus is tainted by interventionism, statism, collectivism – and could be a lot worse.
We economic liberals should be cautiously thankful for the stay of execution that his leadership and manifesto have given us.
Roderick Crawford: Will you really trust Corbyn to control what you can see and do on your mobile and laptop?
Labour’s broadband policy is not about investment in infrastructure, but about a revolution in content to shape our collective political culture.
Briefing that Johnson will “lock up terrorists and throw away the key” is taking the voters for fools.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
The Neoliberal Manifesto, a joint project between the Adam Smith Institute and 1828, champions an approach based on freedom, markets and choice.
It’s a bit like the roof of Parliament’s Westminster Hall: which is held up by a lot of huge, ancient beams all resting on each other.
Sponsored Post. John Whittingdale: Britain must be the defender of free media at home, and its champion overseas
We should be proud that our overseas aid budget is helping to strengthen the capacity of journalists working overseas to hold their Governments to account.
Unbridled worship of the market, ahead of principle, responsibility and loyalty, would be a betrayal of our Party’s history.
In the event, my friends and supporters applauded and embraced me. But there is still work to do to secure universal LGBT acceptance in the UK.
Jeremy Hunt was the best Foreign Secretary of recent times – and his successor’s record gives me hope he will build on that legacy.
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.