Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies, said the proposed spending bill presented to President Donald Trump “will make the border crisis worse” if signed into law. Vaughan joined Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart...read more
The crucial words in yesterday’s Government motion were that the Commons “reiterates its support for the approach to leaving the EU expressed by this House on 29 January 2019”. That risked being read as a reference not only to the Brady amendment...read more
May’s new Brexit hell. An alliance of hard and soft Brexiteers humiliates her. And any sense of progress is lost.
Had Anna Soubry insisted on putting her amendment to the vote – and the Speaker would surely have selected it for that purpose – Theresa May would on balance have been helped rather than harmed. This is because although the Government would have been...read more
Five Conservative MPs voted against the Government’s motion – Peter Bone Christopher Chope Philip Hollobone Anne Marie Morris Sarah Wollaston That’s four Leavers and one Remainer. Chope has recently been scragged by senior Ministers after blocking...read more
Wilf Lytton is Senior Researcher at Bright Blue and co-author of Pressure in the pipeline: decarbonising the UK’s gas. Much of the energy we use in the UK comes from a single source: natural gas. Cheap and plentiful, it is used to power all manner of things –...read more
Bob Seely: The rule of law is an absolute. It cannot be dispensed with when we deal with ISIS terrorists.
Bob Seely is a member of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, and is MP for the Isle of Wight. The case of Shamima Begum, who ran away to live under ISIS rule when she was a teenager, is deeply troubling. In 2015, aged just 15, she went to Syria to support the terror...read more
Iain Dale: Were it not for Churchill, McDonnell might be speaking German. And so could the rest of us.
Iain Dale presents the evening show on LBC Radio and is a commentator for CNN. I don’t know how many of you watched Liam Halligan’s Dispatches documentary on Channel 4 on Monday night, but he raised some real questions about the future of the HS2 project. It’s...read more
Vivienne Michael: Collaborating across the party political divide? In Mole Valley, we are familiar with the challenges.
Cllr Vivienne Michael is the Leader of Mole Valley District Council. 2018 was, undeniably, a year of rancour and division, not just in national politics but in the country as a whole, a year when we seemed more divided and less tolerant than ever. So, it was no...read more