Most of the action has been over Covid-related divisions. And most of the dissenters are from older intakes.
Posts Tagged: Huawei
Philip Mitchell and Chris Goddard: 2020 was a reality check on China. Trade offers opportunities for the UK to assert its values.
It allows for criticism and negotiation provided the West stands together to call out abuses.
Garvan Walshe: Democracies need to pull together to stop Chinese subversion of the open global economy
We deceived ourselves into thinking that as China grew richer, its political system would become more democratic.
A Conservative leader can afford to take on his left or his right – but not the 1922 Committee’s Executive
The Brady amendment is part of the developing story of a clash between leaders and backbenchers over Party management, culture and MPs’ status.
The Coronavirus coverup, assaults on democracy and the appalling genocide of the Uyghur Muslims mean that the world must distance itself from the CCP.
Clearly the Government’s model is flawed. But there is no perfect formula for solving this crisis.
From Brexit, to climate change, to the World Trade Organization, how would this administration align with the UK government?
Dom Morris: The focus on physical contest is compromising national security. An upcoming review must change that.
As the run up to the Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review draws closer, here are some ideas for improvement.
Tory MPs, Downing Street and the Treasury are poised to clash over plans to cut the army to 60,000. Who will win out?
One MP said this is more than enough for Islamists here, not nearly sufficient for Estonia and “for the Middle East, you’d want something in between”.
A year of Johnson as Prime Minister. As with Thatcher and Blair, his enemies can’t get the measure of him.
We’ve learned nothing at all about his outlook but quite a lot about his capacities during the last tumultuous twelve months.
Plus: Why the BBC must keep Neil. Why I’m leaving Lloyds. And: three hours with the LibDem leadership candidates.
The Conservatives risk obsession with China to the exclusion of other threats, including Russia and Islamist extremism
As the great eye of the Conservative Party swivels its gaze towards the Far East, it’s in danger of missing other threats that are closer to home.
“We’ve been saying that government needs to have a proper strategy around this for many, many months.”
I could reveal how it was made available to me, but I’d have to shoot you were I to tell you.
His position has given him the freedom to speak openly and with authority where those holding government portfolios must tread lightly.