Raab trod gingerly in Heseltine’s footsteps, while the Leader of the House presented the Shakespearean drama of politics.
Posts Tagged: Hong Kong
Unbridled worship of the market, ahead of principle, responsibility and loyalty, would be a betrayal of our Party’s history.
Even though public concern about immigration seems to have eased off recently, there is reason for caution.
As the Foreign Secretary’s intervention on Hong Kong shows, Britain is a country which honours its responsibilities to former territories.
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 should make it clear that further attempts to encroach on Hong Kong’s freedoms and rule of law would have consequences for China.
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.
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown and Sheela Mackintosh-Stewart: How Conservative Friends of the Chinese are winning support
Our pro-active outreach efforts have built up a substantial contact book, put activists on the ground, and delivered a Tory poll lead amongst these voters.
Profile: Singapore, the city state mistakenly held out by Eurosceptics as an example for Britain to follow
Conservatives ought to know without being told that one cannot just take a glance round the world, see which culture one likes the look of, and graft it onto one’s own.
Andrew Green: The new Immigration White Paper. Not just damaging, but a disaster – both for control and the Conservatives
Others would say that the appointment of a profoundly business-friendly Home Secretary was bound to lead to a weakening of immigration policy.
CCTV is closely entwined with the ruling Communist Party. If it is to operate in London, we must not fail to uphold British values.
Benedict Rogers: Hunt has made a strong start in placing values at the heart of British foreign policy
From Hong Kong to Yemen to Burma the Foreign Secretary is making positive steps. There is still more to do, however.
Three members of the city’s democracy movement are flying in to share their concerns about the present situation and hopes for the future.
If Taiwan stands, democracy prevails, but if it falls, democracy worldwide is in jeopardy. Where our interests lie ought to be clear.