What is less recognised is the way in which David Cameron’s Government decided, not without risk to the Conservatives’ electoral prospects in some key marginals, to withhold patronage and money from some Muslim organisations that, fitfully, had gained both under Labour.
It is an essential British interest that Putin’s efforts to split Germany, France and Italy from the front line states fails.
Germany, Hungary, Italy and Bulgaria are highly dependent on Russian gas exports, raising the prospect of bitter arguments to come.
The President is scarred by his disastrous mishandling of the Taliban’s summer takeover of Afghanistan.
NATO must stand united against Russia’s desire to restore Soviet hegemony.
If nothing is done, we fear the pig industry is heading towards collapse, which would affect tens of thousands of jobs.
Children make up around 20 per cent of the population – yet CAMHS only receives 6.4 per cent of mental health spending.
The importance of having a reliable baseload of firm power remains essential to the energy mix.
The suspension of the vaccine will lead to more problems in areas that are already struggling with their roll outs.
If we impose yet more draconian prison sentences to win a political arms race, the burdens on the taxpayer will become unsustainable.
The Government’s messaging around this idea has been confusing to say the least.
As Johnson put it yesterday: “we can’t think of this just as a project for us and us alone”.
Part-closed borders, an unresolved Brexit negotiation, a new strain of Covid – the interplay between these is perilous and Parliament should be recalled.
Reports suggest the Government is planning to reduce spending from 0.7 per cent of gross national income to 0.5 per cent.
The US and UK, along with other countries in Europe, are fighting to ensure that no one is persecuted for their religious beliefs.