That Johnson’s recent visit was reported as though he were a Governor-General of Imperial India touring the North-West frontier is a bad sign.
Posts Tagged: Lord Caine
Owen Paterson: Cameron’s Coalition was formed ten years ago today. It left us a message of hope that we should honour.
As a member of his first Cabinet, I was tested in Northern Ireland – as elsewhere the new government reduced the defict and reformed public services.
It’s deeply disturbing for many that a modern European democracy might shortly be led by a party that continues to have its strategy overseen by an Army Council.
Grasping this nettle will involve appointing someone prepared to be considerably less popular with sections of the gallery than was their predecessor.
Lord Caine has projected a plan that would allow proceedings into suspected Troubles-related offences only if certificates are issued by senior legal figures.
Warwick Lightfoot and Will Heaven: How to unleash the power of the Union 1) Red, White and Blue-branded projects and funding
The first in a mini-series on Strenghtening the Union in the wake of Johnson’s Brexit deal.
He must not repeat May’s mistake of using it as a holding pen for loyal colleagues. From combating terrorism to countering nationalist spin, the role is crucial.
This Commons won’t accept the Northern Ireland backstop. That’s the reality – whether the EU likes it or not.
Remainers cannot both plead Commons supremacy over Brexit and deny it over the Withdrawal Agreement.
We need a new strategic partnership with Ireland. At the moment, that end seems endlessly remote.
The significance of the Northern Ireland SpAd’s tweet lies less in its content than its author – and that it has been issued at all.