His position has given him the freedom to speak openly and with authority where those holding government portfolios must tread lightly.
Posts Tagged: Tom Tugendhat MP
Four members from the 2019 intake make the top 50, beating longer-serving and higher-ranked colleagues.
Furthermore, the change creates a brand new cart to put before the horse – that’s to say, the awaited defence and security review.
Interview with Chris Patten: We must stand up to the Communists in Beijing who hate freedom in Hong Kong
“I’m very, very positive about China, but I’m very, very negative about the Chinese Communist Party.”
We will be re-running the Foreign Affairs Select Committee Chairman’s piece for us above each day this week.
Four in five of our party member respondents say yes. Hunt is top choice to come in from outside – but there’s no strong support for any non-member.
There can be no return to ‘business as usual’ with the Communist Party. Here’s how Britain can play a leading role in holding them to account.
As with Brexit, much of the Tory family finds itself pitted against the permanent State on how Britain aligns itself in the world.
The revolt over Huawei is bigger than it looks. It spells trouble for the Prime Minister over security, defence, and veterans.
Troublemaking Tories are no bad thing as the UK moves forward with its 5G contract.
They included seven former Cabinet Ministers, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and the Chairman of the 1922 Executive Committee.
Iain Dale: My reshuffle predictions. The Prime Minister believes he has delivered for his supporters – and now owes them nothing.
Plus: A sofa, two dogs, no cup of tea – and my Brexit evening. And: the pre-eminence of Policy Exchange.
Ellwood to chair the Defence Committee. Tugendhat to chair Foreign Affairs. Hunt to chair Health and Social Care.
We must not put public money into the pockets of a company accused of abetting the most egregious human rights abuses in the modern world.
Johnson – at a stroke, a bigger player in foreign affairs, because of his larger majority. But what does he want to do?
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
“Does he know of any policy decision by any ally which has so undermined our security partnership and empowered our enemies?” “No…”