The former First Minister is a diminished figure, but could still be a potent leader of the Nationalists’ fundamentalist wing.
Posts Tagged: Justice
Kids Count has just launched an important new audit, which is the precursor to a much larger study into knife crime reviewing cause and effect.
The Government seems to be gearing up for a big fight over human rights laws in the wake of the Streatham terror attack.
It is no secret that some senior civil servants in the Foreign Office do not share the Prime Minister’s commitment to implementing the Truro Recommendations.
Johnson – at a stroke, a bigger player in foreign affairs, because of his larger majority. But what does he want to do?
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
WATCH: Johnson on the attack – his ‘immediate takeaway’ is that people should ‘serve the term of their sentence’
“This guy was out on automatic early release and I have long said that this system simply isn’t working.”
Benedict Rogers: Do I support those hurling molotov cocktails or attacking policemen in Hong Kong? No. But I understand them.
They want to defend their way of life, their basic freedoms, their human rights, all of which they see as increasingly threatened by Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.
Luke de Pulford: China isn’t only an oppresssor in Hong Kong. It’s a threat to all of us. Here’s how to respond.
No deals with Huawei, no control of our nuclear industry, no more infiltration in our university research programmes. We need a values-led strategy.
It stretches credulity to just assume that rent-seeking or uncompetitive markets account for all British top wealth.
Lord Caine has projected a plan that would allow proceedings into suspected Troubles-related offences only if certificates are issued by senior legal figures.
Phoebe Griffith: To end austerity finally, Johnson needs more than a quick splash of populist spending
The third piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
There’s a very strong law-and-order focus, with almost a third of those announced covering law enforcement or criminal sentencing.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
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.
Michael Gove: I have shown in government that I deliver. And as Prime Minister, I will deliver Brexit – and stop Corbyn.
My experience – mastering those detailed briefs, winning support, driving through reform – leaves me in the best position to achieve Brexit.