What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
Posts Tagged: Justice
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.
Dean Godson: There are plenty of ideas on the centre-right. Here’s how it can create a new, decent, patriotric consensus.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
Governments are more likely to help create conditions for it by seeking economic growth, rather than well-being.
My Harlow constituent described her life as having been served a “lifetime sentence” of psychological and emotional torment.
Iain Dale: God help the UK Conservatives (so to speak) if they become religious fanatics – like the American Republicans.
Plus: The good and bad sides of Twitter – all in my week. How it may have helped to save a life. But also saw me slagged off for something I didn’t say.
Lots of people want to know what the next Prime Minister will do for the country on everything other than Brexit.
My minority report, unlike the majority one of the Women’s and Equality Committee, respects the province’s devolution settlement.
WATCH: Hunt’s Easter message – “In terms of numbers, Christians are the world’s most persecuted faith”
“That’s why I’ve asked the Bishop of Truro…to conduct an independent review into the global persecution of Christians.”
The police force exists “to prevent crime and disorder”; the public rightly expect everything the police do, to contribute to that objective.
Daniel Hannan: The rule of law is our system’s foundation. Which is why there should be Bloody Sunday trials.
When we bend the rules in our favour, we cheapen our country. We become, in effect, the colonial power that the IRA accuse us of being.
Former paramilitary fighters are out of prison. IRA killers have restarted their lives. Yet British soldiers face the threat of prosecution.
Gauke’s argument on sentencing reform is calm, reasoned and vulnerable to events outside his control
The Justice Secretary makes a good case that short prison sentences make reoffending worse. But he must persuade a sceptical public.
Ultimately, Begum is a distraction. The main issue is not terrorists’ brides, but terrorists themselves. Where are they?
The Home Secretary is afloat on a sargasso sea of returning jihadis, human rights laws, bewildering intelligence, gaps in the law – and a shrieking media.