We must not allow Brexit to force us to make lucrative deals with repressive autocracies, even as they commit human rights violations and possible war crimes.
Posts Tagged: Justice
James Cartlidge: The devastating truth at the heart of the NICs row. We’re palming difficult decisions off on the next generation.
We may be rowing back to defend one promise. But another more fundamental promise to the future is actually at stake.
It isn’t necessary to be one of his supporters to believe that it is time for Wiltshire Police to put up or shut up.
The Justice Secretary tells Sophy Ridge of her ‘belief in the rule of law’, and how ‘too many people in our country don’t understand what judges do’.
Iain Dale: Gove was focused on changing prisons for the better. Truss seems focused instead on trying to gain headlines.
Plus: Unemployment is down. Productivity is up. Wages are up. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit…
May should be generous to EU citizens in Britain. But her stance is right – and her opponents’ rhetoric overblown.
Some of the distress of those in question has been caused by diehard Remainers, who are stirring up as much alarm as possible about Brexit regardless of the human cost.
Graeme Archer: Murdered gays. Banned Jews. But stick to those anti-Trump protests, comrade – and avert your eyes.
Thank God for great European leaders, like Merkel, whose idiosyncratic approach to border control played such an understated role in last year’s Brexit vote.
We can build a Britain that is fair on immigration, trades globally and is outward-looking – underpinned by great values of equality, fairness and freedom.
Nadhim Zahawi tells us that the President’s words and deeds will cause serious damage to the anti-ISIS struggle.
Only by accepting that we all hold moral positions can we hope to generate a more conciliatory and less hostile political environment.
The first part of a mini-series on the growth of judicial power.
Yes, we should not intervene in a country without a plan. But we must also say that we will limit the powers and abilities of those who do unspeakable evil.
The decision not to allow resettlement of the Chagos Islands is a travesty. But a means of finding a way forward is to hand.
John Penrose: Enough of doubt and division on leaving the EU. Let’s work together and get it done well.
As MPs, we have to react positively, optimistically and maturely as we try to make sense of the mandate given to us by the British people.
Sadly, it was not uncommon to see people arrive in court who had stolen in order to get the food that they and their family needed to survive.