We should take pride in seven decades of refugee protection, and it is a principle we must uphold in the future too.
Posts Tagged: Second World War
Daniel Hannan: The City was always going to survive post-Brexit. But now we must diverge from EU rules, and allow it to prosper.
Brexit doesn’t just allow the City to make its regulatory regime more competitive; it obliges it to do so.
Neil Stock: The planning system is a socialist construct. It desperately needs updating for the modern age.
The legislation introduced by the Town and Country Planning Act 1947 is still remarkably unchanged to this day.
Daniel Hannan: There are clear problems with raising the minimum wage. But anger now trumps account-keeping.
Debates around this issue are conducted as if it were politicians’ own money at stake rather than taxpayers’.
David Green: By creating a new investment bank, Sunak would give us a way of using our lockdown savings productively
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
My grandad was born and raised in Jamaica. He went on to fight for Britain in the Second World War. He’s the reason I’m here today.
By happy chance, it coincided with the State Opening of the new Parliament, elected in July, which was ‘restored to something of its pristine splendour’.
Virginia Crosbie: The UK is a beacon of hope across the world. We cannot let Coronavirus divide our family of nations.
With VJ Day approaching, we should never lose our pride in our shared military history and of our contribution to the vanquishing of tyranny.
James Frayne: Churchill – and why the conservative movement would win a culture war. But it would be unpleasant and divisive.
Voters will support a balanced narrative about Britain’s past in our schools, but they will want children to feel mostly pride in our past.
His, Williamson’s and Johnson’s intent to rebalance higher and further education reflects their Red Wall-focused vision – but will it happen?
Iain Dale: “Winston Churchill gave voice to the nation’s courage and Vera Lynn gave voice to its heart”
Plus: If only the Remainers had behaved like Rashford. And: the lesson I draw from Twitter – “Immer mit der Ruhe”
Richard Holden: Labour must work with new Red Wall Tory MPs for the common good – or it will be swept aside
Shotley Bridge hospital was mentioned in Parliament three times in ten years by my predecessors; and as often by me in the last six months.
WATCH: “Advance Britannia! Long live the cause of freedom!” Churchill address the nation on the first VE Day.
“Yesterday morning, at 2.41am…General Jodl and Grand Admiral Donitz signed the act of unconditional surrender.”
WATCH: The Prime Minister. “We owe everything we most value to the generation that won the Second World War.”
“We celebrate their achievement. We remember their sacrifice. And we take pride in being their compatriots.”
Alistair Lexden: On this day, May 8, 75 years ago. Churchill’s VE Day statement in the Lords Chamber.
The great Parliamentarian then spoke to his colleagues from the heart. “Some Members wept,” Channon noted.