The Foreign Secretary helped to author this important legislation. If Britain is to continue to take a robust stance against Beijing, he must now use it,
The story of the last month is of Osborne’s rapid decline.
Farage, Sturgeon, Miliband, Bennett and Cameron visit their local polling stations.
The five of them go head-to-head.
You might not have noticed, but the Tories weren’t the only party making their pitch to the nation this morning.
While other party leaders’ spouses are paraded round for a curious public, Kirsten Farage keeps out of the limelight. Good on her.
Take it all with a pinch of salt. Do your best and, cometh the hour, “treat those two imposters just the same”.
After all, the Greens could be in power with Labour within a few weeks. So it’s time for Conservatives to confront the threat that they pose.
The Green leader can’t shake off the impression that she’s keeping the seat warm for her predecessor.
Plus: This week’s focus groups. Straw-Rifkind fallout. The latest party political broadcasts. And: if the leaders were holiday destinations, which would they be?
Plus: Bennett’s brain fade. Why I will not put my name in for Kensington. No to Sol Campbell. Why there are no gay people in Alabama. And: arise, Lord Montgomerie!
“It’s not the first time she’s got into a tangle… Are questions being asked about her leadership of the Greens?”
The insatiable left might prove just enough to put Miliband in Number 10, but when confronted with the realities of government it will eat him alive.
Their proposals were and remain unfair to the Greens and the Liberal Democrats – and indeed to everyone else.
Higher taxes. More meddling and nannying. Less fun. Welcome to Green Britain.