As with Brexit, the fundamentals of the Tory position are much stronger than they may seem to be.
Posts Tagged: The Falklands
Daniel Hannan: Revolutionary Iran is a threat to our national security – not just regional stability. It must be confronted and defeated.
During the years when the West sought to draw Iran back into the comity of nations, the ayatollahs backed terrorist bombs, cyberattacks, and drone shootings.
The dismay the electorate showed for them last is being ignored. That makes it much harder for whoever becomes the Leader of the Opposition to establish any credibility.
Johnson is a self-described “Brexity Hezza” and now has the chance to mould a Party and country in his own romantic image.
David Davis: When it comes to terror, elected MPs must have the final say on human rights – not judges
Government and Parliament must limit judicial discretion in cases where there is a proven and ongoing risk to the public.
That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
As long as traditional Labour voters stick with the party, opportunities for the Independent Group will be limited.
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.