Plus: On Last Night of the Proms, I get in touch with my inner Farage. And: On Brexit, it’s crunch time as the end of transition approaches.
The greater the incentives for people traffickers, the more lives will be lost. The Australian approach is morally right.
Three million of them are unlikely to pitch up here, but government must plan for all eventualities – and support for its plan wouldn’t survive a mass influx.
The mendacious simplifications of the last referendum campaign showed this is no way to conduct the Brexit argument.
One wonders whether he feels a kind of disappointed love for the Tories – or for them as he thinks they ought to be.
Sophy Ridge asks him if his life has ‘come crashing back down to reality’, recently. He says he’s enjoying being a commentator, and reminders her that he’s still an MEP.
It is not so much like a parent or a nanny as a brother. Not Big Brother, to be sure, but Little Brother – to be treated both with sibling rivalry and understated love.
He says “yes” when Murnaghan asks if he’ll “start making more of a fuss” if Article 50 hasn’t been triggered by the beginning of 2017.
The latest on the UKIP leaders’ love-in.
A close election usually means that safe seats stay that way, thus allowing big beasts to rest easy. But these are interesting times.
To get to the essence of UKIP we should ignore its factions, policies and candidates and look at the people who vote for it.
He contends that we have become “a classless society” – and will set out in his election address his demands for our EU renegotiation.
Russell Brand is challenged over his refusal to stand for Parliament.
Something red, Something blue, Something purple, something…khaki.
Cutting red tape is an easy slogan but takes political courage.