The prominence of Russians in the UK means that the UK can play an outside role in making the migraine even worse.
I urge my colleagues to support amendments which would curtail the use of children and establish sensible limits on agents committing crimes.
Here is a politician educated at Sandhurst and on active service with the Scots Guards in Northern Ireland, not by reading PPE at Oxford.
Why MPs have written to Joe Biden to seek his support in pressuring the Government to give up this far-flung outpost.
Above all, we need to focus on the strategic picture. Throughout the world democracy, human rights and the rule of law are under pressure.
The new administration will want to look and feel different but, on this issue, it should resist being lured into “compromise”.
It should remain a basic principle that no Government commits British troops into a conflict zone before a full statement in the Commons.
In an industry where contracts last decades and companies make R&D decisions with a long-term view, a multi-year funding settlement is vital.
It’s vital that on education, policing and infrastructure, as much clarity is given as possible to departments as possible in terms of long-term funding.
He says that defence spending will be increased “by £24.1 billion over the next four years”.
America’s result is having knock-on effects in Downing Street: see yesterday’s green speech and today’s defence news.
Multilateral political cooperation with the EU, as well as the bilateral relations with its member states, remains in the UK’s best interest.
Finding a new Chief of Staff is only the start of the changes that Johnson needs to make his government work.
The UK depends on international structures to exercise power on the world stage. Biden would restore them, and it should be our duty to assist him.