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Posts Tagged: Second World War
I finish by imploring you to consider the effect on our Brexit negotiations if we change negotiators half way through.
Natalie Elphicke: Not since the moon landings have we built 300,000 houses a year. Here’s how that target can be met.
Right now, a whole host of things are said to be top infrastructure priorities. Yet, remarkably, housing is not among them. This needs to change.
He was a man of Empire – not a little Englander, but a Great Britainer. One might also say a Global Britainer, which returns one to Brexit.
We should prove our commitment to democracy and the individuated nature of nations by promising now to return what Lord Elgin looted.
We must follow the example of Beveridge, Butler and Willink.
Daniel Hannan: Farewell to Edward du Cann, the courtly Eurosceptic who helped propel Thatcher to power
Behind his languid exterior lay a man of unusual principle, to whom all Conservatives have cause to be grateful.
And those that never were, such as 1978, 1991 and 2007. Prime Ministers tend to make the opposite error to that of their predecessors.
Douglas Carswell: Those posh left-wing people who get on the BBC have helped drive UKIP voters to the Conservatives
What we are witnessing right now is one of those magnificent moments in British political history; a great Tory pivot.
Coastal erosion threatens the site of the world’s first operational radar station.
“It is wonderful that you are releasing an album on March 17 to mark your 100th birthday. Why have you decided to do this?”
George Maggs: Brexit, our Commonwealth friends – and a chance to discover the deepest sense of our national interest
Our real interests derive from forging understandings and ties with countries which have traditionally considered themselves British in all but name.
Today we mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
“NATO – the cornerstone of the West’s defence”. The Prime Minister’s speech to the Republican Party Congress: full text
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
Our folk memory of World War Two is based as much in cinematic fiction as in real history. But that’s pretty hard to explain to our European neighbours.