Articles by: James Bickerton

Scotland

Don’t forget the importance of the Union: Why conserving the UK must be our top priority

Don’t forget the importance of the Union: Why conserving the UK must be our top priority

History, especially that section of history which passes into the national consciousness, is rarely fair. That is why it’s entirely possible that the present Government will be remembered, above all else, as the administration which lost the Union. The exact Brexit deal which is agreed, and its wider impact, will […]

by × April 3, 2017 ×

Foreign & Defence

Why the Donald Trump state visit must go ahead

Why the Donald Trump state visit must go ahead

Trump state visit: Cancelling would be counter productive. We need to offer a guiding hand to the Trump administration and secure commitment to NATO. The Queen has met unpleasant characters in her line of duty and there is uproar about her next official guest. We shouldn’t have any illusions about who […]

by × January 30, 2017 ×

America, Conservatism

Donald Trump is not a conservative

Donald Trump is not a conservative

Donald J. Trump, President-elect of the United States of America, can be called many things. For decency’s sake, relatively few of these can be committed to paper. But one of the things he can’t reasonably be described as, despite his assertions to the contrary, is a conservative. As a conservative […]

by × January 19, 2017 ×