The Conservative MP for Bournemouth East adds that he would stay in the Conservatives if Nigel Farage became a member.
There is a debate to be had about future engagement with the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. It can be had without propagandising for its members and making the fight against them look ridiculous.
The visit by Xi Jinping to Moscow last week underscored the threat to democratic nations of expansionist tyrants who believe it their mission, even their right, to overwhelm and overcome their smaller neighbours.
Alex Chalk, James Sunderland, Tobias Ellwood, Professor John Louth and Dr Sarah Ingham discussed procurement at our event yesterday.
The Defence Secretary said “the real battle for defence” will come in the Comprehensive Spending Review in 2024-25, and “I’m not sure I’ll be here in two years”.
Asked about Boris Johnson, he adds: “The most critical poll that’s important is does a prime minister have the support of their own backbench MPs?”
The second article in a two-part mini series by the author on ConservativeHome this week.
The first article in a two-part mini series by the author on ConservativeHome this week.
He has effectively been treated as being guilty, which he may or may not be, before the claim has been investigated. This offends natural justice.
As the Labour leader visits Dublin and Belfast, he shrinks from disclosing how he would solve the present difficulties.
Tory MPs felt no great urge to leap to the PM’s defence, but also showed no desire to defenestrate him, and instead drifted off to lunch.
Voters’ reluctance to act may gall the hawks, but it is decades in the making – and an accurate judgment of the UK’s actual military power.
The row over the Northern Ireland Protocol must not be allowed to poison co-operation with our continental partners on defence against Russia.
Ellwood adds: “This is a humiliating strategic defeat for the West. The Taliban now control more of Afghanistan than they did before 9/11.”
Some are having fun with Alan Duncan’s diary revelation that Tobias wants Svetland to become a UK spaceport. They shouldn’t.