And: The Defence Secretary denies we need to pick empires. Plus: More publicans needed in politics – and the menace of the anti-meat lobby.
Posts Tagged: Syed Kamall MEP
The 1922 Committee Executive has already pointed her towards the exit door. It should now take her gently by the arm, and steer her through it as soon as possible.
Candidates that you disagree with on Brexit – and who are forced on you. Another disincentive to vote Tory in Euro-elections.
Are you pro-Brexit? Anti? In either case, you may have a Conservative candidate foisted on you with whose views you disagree – without your consent.
Syed Kamall: Why the Prime Minister has grounds to hope the EU will grant her request for an extension
Even amongst those keen to use it as a lesson, there is not yet any willingness to take the blame for a no-deal departure.
In time, the ECR Group will increasingly be recognised as an important part of Cameron’s political legacy.
Meanwhile, my ECR colleagues and I continue to push for a sensible, nation-led approach to tackling the migration crisis.
WATCH: Kamall – “At the end of the day we will reach a deal, because that’s what both sides want to see.”
The Leader of the ECR Group in the European Parliament, who is also the former leader of the Tory MEPs, is upbeat.
Our exit in will coincide with a new cycle of European elections which will redraw political power in the European Parliament and other EU institutions.
May’s Chequers “charm offensive” continues with a letter to Tory members – but is it making any difference?
It might even make things worse to spend Party funds to simply repeat the same messages, so long after the summit.
No celebrity candidates. No non-Tories. Bailey, Boff and Morrissey have all spent years campaigning, knocking on doors, handing out leaflets in the sun and in the rain.
If only Brussels could conduct itself more like the management of Rotterdam, who are ignoring talk of ‘Armageddon’ and getting on with planning for the future.
Behind the scenes many of Europe’s nations and regions are weighing the cost of a hard Brexit and pushing for a better deal.
Constituency parties can be so much more than cogs in the national machine – let’s empower them to play their part tackling local problems and poverty.
After we leave the EU, Tories should take care to maintain the alliances we have built with like-minded politicians on the continent.
The Education Secretary must navigate skilfully to get the proposals safely to port.