The loyal Home Secretary with a sharp wit who did great service to the Conservative Party and the nation.
The story of who won (like David Davis). And who lost (like Zac Goldsmith).
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter. I look into my glass, And view my wasting skin, And say, "Would God it came to pass My heart had shrunk as thin! The words in a speech that move most deeply, more often than not, aren't actually deployed in it. They are: I was there. Lords Jopling, […]
By Jonathan IsabyFollow Jonathan on Twitter I picked out the highlights of the first day's debate on the Government's plans for the second chamber on Wednesday. Here are extracts from some of the speeches from the Tory benches during the second and final day's debate on the topic (for now)… The Marquess of Lothian (Michael […]
Lord David Waddington GCVO DL QC, a former Home Secretary under Prime Minister Thatcher, makes the case for de-proscribing the People’s Mojahedin Organisation of Iran as a terrorist organisation. As the European Union’s Foreign Minister met with Iranian officials over the proposal for an improved nuclear package to Tehran, one incentive which he would have […]