The uncomfortable question is this: has the push for expansion altered the nature of these institutions? If not, why do they tolerate jaw-dropping illiberality?
Posts Tagged: Sir John Major
It’s a day to think of the people who dreamed of it and the people who dreaded it alike. And to embrace the renewal of our democracy.
Direct rule from Westminster is the proper unionist option.
We now have a tried and tested case study to prove that competition in rail delivers better services, better value and higher satisfaction.
Nick Boles: I backed Remain. But I hope other MPs who did so too reject these Lords amendments to the Article 50 bill.
They will be considered in the Commons this week – and would have the effect of undermining the Prime Minister’s negotiation.
The Chancellor sounded as if he was auditioning for a role in the Christmas panto.
Plus: I kick-start the Middle East Peace Process (or try to). Why Turkey is a semi-fascist state. I will interview Davis. And: Khan should upgrade, and travel Club Class.
The cranky Labour leader only got his chance because the Conservatives first beat Miliband and Balls.
It is unmanly for him for him at once to gesture towards the heat of battle while creeping quietly towards the tents.
Plus: EU heads-to-heads on LBC. Blair gets his retaliation in first. And: Some people think everything’s a conspiracy – and they may be right.
The former PM also attacks Boris’s “day trip to Damascus”.
But the deeper doubts of millions of voters, including worries about how to keep the UK together, are not addressed by this trading of insults.
The people want a respectful, decent and honest referendum on the EU. Some in Government are failing to live up to that standard.
Young doctors have been wickedly misled by the BMA to break the Hippocratic Oath – although one in five has had the bravery to cross the picket lines.
Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of the UN resolution which enabled our no-fly zone over Kurdistan and thwarted Saddam’s genocide.