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.
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.
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.
“We need to do something you might not expect me to say. We need to give Boris Johnson more power.”
As the miracles of Hong Kong and Singapore demonstrate, cheaper imports, rather than easier exports, are the big win. The trick is persuading voters to agree.
Not being able to blame Brussels for our problems nor look to the EU for solutions will be immensely reinvigorating.
To shut off consideration of realistic and achievable ways of supporting the Government’s Brexit objectives would be irresponsible.
Basically, we need to undercut the world. We can do so if we slash red tape and tax. Within a very short period there would be a pronounced Laffer Effect.
China is disregarding its pledge of ‘one country, two systems’ – as a result the rule of law in the territory is under threat from growing autocracy.
That means taking back full control – then using our new-found independence to its greatest possible benefit.
I understand the Government’s keenness to achieve a free trade agreement with the EU, but we need to be careful that the price is not too high.
As China imprisons three young democracy campaigners, Britain has a moral and legal responsibility to speak out.