“We are expanding our railways – I’m opening lines which were cut in the 60s and 70s under the Beeching cuts”
“Of course we don’t want strikes to have to go ahead this week,” she says, calling on the Government to “get round the table”.
“We need a bit of respect here,” says the Foreign Secretary, pointing out that the UK doesn’t lecture France about Corsica.
Ireland has more to lose than other EU states if the Protocol goes belly up, and the Taoiseach says that “the channels do exist to get this resolved”.
“The impact it’s going have on Britain’s reputation and ability to move the dial on these issues will be great.”
“We’re in a different place to where we were earlier in the summer when we had the full lockdown.”
“We are hoping that the Conservative Government perform a U-turn on this and we will be pushing for a vote.”
“We have to admit that we’ve misunderstood the mood of the country here…the public want to see the Government taking a national lead.”
“It’s sadly a moment when things can go wrong and the moment you have to have a loved one with you.”
“The referendum has happened. We’ve all moved on. And we are now working to deliver that referendum mandate.”
“It will be the biggest expansion of policing – probably – ever,” according the Policing Minister.
The former Deputy Prime Minister says that Johnson’s new adviser is “more or less running the show”
“It’s important for the Conservative Party to have someone who can speak the language of those who grew up in the digital world.”
She says this could have been a contest that was about hard choices for the Party – but won’t be.
She says that as Prime Minister she would move money from the Aid Budget to the schools and police budgets.