As long as traditional Labour voters stick with the party, opportunities for the Independent Group will be limited.
Posts Tagged: The Falklands
It is an attractive destination, with a friendly population and a fascinating history, but it has been badly let down by officialdom.
A new life is unable to bring the former Foreign Secretary into focus, and does not explain why he hated the Conservative Party.
Forget delusions of grandeur, memories of empire, or fantasies of running an EU superstate – let’s focus on setting a good example.
Daniel Hannan: On the Elgin Marbles, as on everything else, Corbyn’s assumption is that Britain Is Always In The Wrong
There are honourable arguments for and against shipping the Parthenon marbles to Greece. His instinctive knee-jerk is not one of them.
Rupert Matthews: We don’t just need a good Brexit deal for Britain. We need one for the Falkland Islands too.
They benefit from tariff and quota-free access. If you eat calamari in southern Europe, there is about a 50 per cent chance it is a Falklands squid.
Brussels struggles to stray from the letter of the rules – and thus insists on treating the UK as an ordinary third party despite our unique security relationship.
Daniel Hannan: Corbyn’s first instinct in a national crisis is to treat it as a way to attack the Tories – much to Putin’s satisfaction
Ask one question: In what conflict has Jeremy Corbyn ever been on Britain’s side? He always finds a way of blaming the world’s problems on the West.
Today’s choice is between a woman who has grasped the scale and sweep of Brexit, and a man who has spent his entire career cuddling up to Britain’s enemies.
In these last few campaigning days, May must spell out what the choice means for your wallet, purse and savings
As we write, the Conservatives are still set for a win on Thursday, but there is risk of further slippage – unless key voters can be persuaded that Corbyn will crash the car.
The tenacity of his public image as a well-meaning grandfather figure doesn’t change his shameful record.
“Another woman Prime Minister sent a task force halfway across the world to protect another small group of British people against another Spanish-speaking country.”
Their falling-out is an open wound that risks infection.
David Campbell Bannerman: Don’t tow HMS Illustrious to Turkey for scrap. Make her a Falklands memorial instead.
Just 0.5 per cent of the net Brexit savings of £10 billion annually could be allocated to a new National Memorial Ship Fund.
Self-governing democracies are entitled to choose their own tax rates.