At the heart of the Rutnam row is its reservations not only about how the post-Brexit journey is being negotiated, but about taking it in the first place.
Posts Tagged: John Reid
Iain Dale: After Sitwell’s sacking, will I be the next journalist to be fired for offending snowflakes?
Plus: When The Sun doesn’t shine and the Home Office doesn’t work. P.S: In solidarity with the former Waitrose food magazine editor, I will eat steak.
Iain Dale: As I prepared for my Question Time debut, I heard that Diane Abbott had pulled out. Was it something I said?
Plus: May in trouble and Rudd in danger over Windrush. Corbyn stumbles. The pound rises. Local elections loom. And: the dignity of Neville Lawrence.
Is the Home Office blunderingly incompetent, or deliberately obstructive? Bad news: it’s a combination of both.
One or the other would be easier to solve – and politically helpful to at least somebody. As it is, our immigration system exhibits the worst of both worlds.
With no one to keep us on our toes, we’d become factional, complacent and, in time, sleazy. And what of those voters who believe in what Labour used to stand for?
There are liberal-minded left-wingers on the right side of the fight for freedom, and patrician Tories on the wrong.
Anthony Calvert: My opponent, Mary Creagh. A symbol of the damage that political correctness has wreaked on Labour
Twenty years at Harriet Harman’s high altar of all women shortlists and selection quotas are duly delivering their reward – for the Conservatives.