The ideas of that decade are still with us, staggering around like a zombie in a garish “Global Hypercolor” t-shirt.
Posts Tagged: Huawei
Interview with Chris Patten: We must stand up to the Communists in Beijing who hate freedom in Hong Kong
“I’m very, very positive about China, but I’m very, very negative about the Chinese Communist Party.”
Given the salience of the topic, we are republishing the Chair of the Foreign Select Committee’s article above each day this week.
Iain Dale: The EU’s insipid response to China’s Hong Kong aggression. Another reason to be glad we’re leaving.
Plus: Trump. Racist, divisive, narcissistic. I can say that – but Johnson can’t. And: the return of the #virtuesignallingtastic Gardiner.
We will be re-running the Foreign Affairs Select Committee Chairman’s piece for us above each day this week.
Bob Seely: While we are distracted by Covid-19, China prepares to seize Hong Kong – and crush freedom
We must now change the status of these passports to allow Hong Kong BNOs a quicker path to full UK citizenship.
Groups of MPs are able to beat their jungle drums into a frenzy. And the powers-that-be have limited capacity to quieten them.
Imran Ahmad Khan: After this pandemic, the UK must end its reliance on the China-centric supply chain.
It’s time Britain re-established itself as an industrious, manufacturing nation – by strengthening its capacity in Yorkshire and the North-East.
As with Brexit, much of the Tory family finds itself pitted against the permanent State on how Britain aligns itself in the world.
Damian Green: Our approach to China may now have to be more like our attitude to Russia during parts of the Cold War
My own experience when I was a minister showed two institutions which really didn’t care very much what we thought: the Chinese government, and Google.
Daniel Hannan: The Coronavirus. Our instincts are likelier to push us into over-reacting than the reverse.
One of the most dangerous sequences in politics goes like this. “Something must be done. Here’s something. Let’s do it.”
The revolt over Huawei is bigger than it looks. It spells trouble for the Prime Minister over security, defence, and veterans.
Troublemaking Tories are no bad thing as the UK moves forward with its 5G contract.
They included seven former Cabinet Ministers, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and the Chairman of the 1922 Executive Committee.
Neil O’Brien: The balance of power between economic and social conservatives may be shifting to the latter
We lost Putney, but gained loads of poorer seats in the north and midlands. That’s highlighted the tensions.
This is how Johnson’s decision over Huawei’s role in the UK’s 5G network could be viewed by historians, says the former Brexit Secretary.