A first-time voter in 2022 will have been born in 2004, a year after the start of the conflict, and have no memory of weapons of mass destruction…
Posts Tagged: Robin Cook
The sequence of events: bow to a second referendum, lose the ERG, gain Blairites, contest a general election – and rebrand the Party.
Roger Scruton is advising the Government on ensuring new buildings are beautiful. But defeating the architectural establishment will not be easy.
This May speech was aimed at the EU27 – not her own party. And its message was: I want to have my cherries and eat them.
Hardish in principle, softer in detail, she is crafting a position intended to get those elusive trade talks going as soon as possible.
Corbyn refrained from mentioning Blair, but instead praised Cook for putting the case against the Iraq War.
Liam Fox today comes out for Leave. In the meanwhile, the Mayor has his own decision to make, and what looks like a snare set before his feet…
Plus: The Enemy Within rings me during my LBC programme. Back Hunt – defy the BMA. And: I want to buy Margaret Thatcher’s clothes.
I believe the time has come for a broadening in the uses of the aid budget and a critical rethink of the way in which the department operates.
Anthony Calvert: My opponent, Mary Creagh. A symbol of the damage that political correctness has wreaked on Labour
Twenty years at Harriet Harman’s high altar of all women shortlists and selection quotas are duly delivering their reward – for the Conservatives.
Clive Stafford Smith, the human rights lawyer and winner of last year’s Contrarian Prize, is a model of principle and vision. We invite nominations for his successor.
The question for you in this Open Letter is whether you will continue, develop and deepen that Conservative pledge to put human rights at the heart of foreign policy.