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Posts Tagged: Russia
Iain Dale: Why is May making her case to 35 million people won’t vote on her deal? And not to the 650 or so who will?
Plus: Keep the Brexit TV debate simple. Giving Allin-Khan and Duncan a piece of my mind. And: Carney – we’ve heard it all before.
Benedict Rogers: Hunt has made a strong start in placing values at the heart of British foreign policy
From Hong Kong to Yemen to Burma the Foreign Secretary is making positive steps. There is still more to do, however.
Alexander Temerko: The relationship between business and government has never been as meaningless as under May
The key to a good Brexit is empowering UK entrepreneurs to talk to their European counterparts and become ambassadors for Downing Street’s plan.
He says the money that went into Leave.EU’s account came from a “UK limited company”.
The German Chancellor was stronger then than she is now. And there’s no guarantee that any compromise she might push would work.
Profile: Damian Collins. Running energetically (and sometimes tumbling over) as he pursues Leave campaigners
A Conservative MP who has seen much of Collins says: “I like him. He’s more intelligent and thoughtful than his public manner gives one to expect.”
The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport talks about Russia, and the attacks the UK has “thwarted”.
A new book, White Flag?, tries to sound the alarm. Will anyone listen?
“I passionately believe that our best days lie ahead of us.” The Prime Minister’s Conference speech, full text.
“We stand at a pivotal moment in our history. It falls to our party to lead our country through it.”
“I stand before you as the first Home Secretary in a generation that is actually able to define an immigration system, without being constrained by the EU.”
Lord Ashcroft: A Defence Secretary who believes that the UK should consider getting stuck in to other people’s wars
At a ConHome conference interview yesterday, Williamson suggested we should do so if it will save or improve lives without disproportionate cost.
The Defence Secretary outlined a programme of national self-assertion from Ukraine to the South China Sea.
” If you turn the EU club into a prison, the desire to get out won’t diminish it will grow…and we won’t be the only prisoner that will want to escape.”
Lord Ashcroft’s Conference Diary: How Leave voters reflect – good humouredly, mostly – on being called knuckle-dragging bigots
Plus: Labour anti-semitism, May’s African dancing. Will Mordaunt speak to the conference? And: will Russia take on NATO?