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Economic, Europe, News

Brexit does not mean Brexit if we remain in the Customs Union; beware of the stealth Remain campaign

Brexit does not mean Brexit if we remain in the Customs Union; beware of the stealth Remain campaign

The Customs Union has become a contentious issue in the Brexit debate, but leaving it is a must; it’s a red line that cannot be crossed The post-referendum “phoney war” should have been the beginning of an open, honest and exciting debate about what Britain’s post-Brexit future should look like […]

by × November 21, 2016 ×

America, DC Diary, News

This was yesterday. It's raining today. Photo by Florence Walker.

DC diary: After the Brexit uprising; it’s déjà-vu in Washington DC

I’ve been up at the Capitol Hill Hotel since precisely 7am, woken by the dirge of church bells, ringing out in a deathly quiet town which overwhelmingly (93%) sent three electoral votes for Hillary Clinton. For all the good it did. And it wasn’t the only irony. I’ve been in the tristate area since Thursday […]

by × November 9, 2016 ×

Economy, News

Mark Littlewood: Seize the day with Brexit

Mark Littlewood: Seize the day with Brexit

Mark Littlewood, Director General of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), speaks at Conservatives for Liberty’s third birthday event about Theresa May, Brexit, the NHS, HS2, and Heathrow’s third runway.  Follow @con4lib on Twitter Like Conservatives for Liberty on Facebook

by × November 7, 2016 ×

News

Protestors tried to silence Yaron Brook for the crime of being Israeli

Protestors tried to silence Yaron Brook for the crime of being Israeli

Stephen Hoffman is the Campaign Executive for We Believe in Israel but is speaking here in a personal capacity. For those who believe in an educated debate about Israel on universities, including the right for people to hear freely Israeli speakers free from initimidation, last week was incredibly depressing. It started […]

by × October 31, 2016 ×

News, Transport

Heathrow expansion: Where are the 4th and 5th runways going to be?

Heathrow expansion: Finally the 3rd runway at Heathrow has been given the greenlight, but this alone will not meet our long term needs.  The decision regarding the approval of a third runway at Heathrow has taken far too long and, quite frankly, if it wasn’t for David Cameron’s political maneuvering […]

by × October 27, 2016 ×

Economic, News

Future proofing the economy: Philip Hammond’s speech in full #CPC16

It’s great to be back in Birmingham – and a privilege to address this conference as Chancellor of the Exchequer. I don’t think I am giving away any state secrets in admitting that I just might have hoped to have been a Treasury Minister a little bit earlier in my […]

by × October 3, 2016 ×

Education, News

Theresa May plans radical education reform

Theresa May has announced some surprising education reforms which herald a new push for radicalism On Friday morning there was a surprise announcement by Theresa May of a government plan to shake up the education system and allow schools to become selective. In effect, putting an end to the arbitrary ban on Grammar schools […]

by × September 12, 2016 ×

Education, News

We must address the underachievement of boys in education

Boys are falling behind in education and the problem can no longer be ignored. There is a gender gap in education. New government figures have revealed that 50.46 percent of boys have failed to meet the new, tougher standard in their SAT exams. As alarming as this is, it is […]

by × September 7, 2016 ×

Health, News

Junior doctors strike: Putting patients at  risk to advance their cause is despicable

Junior doctors strike: Putting patients at
risk to advance their cause is despicable

This week the BMA announced a series of junior doctors’ strikes on a much bigger scale than we have seen so far during the dispute. This time there will be five consecutive days of all out strikes from 8am to 5pm starting on September 12th. This will then be followed […]

by × September 2, 2016 ×

Leftwatch, News

Modern-day witch hunts: Saying you’re not a
feminist is like confessing to worshipping Satan

If you don’t like Sex and the City then you’re dumb, I hate you, and you have no place on this planet. That statement is about as meaningful and useful as saying ‘I’m totally a Charlotte’, however, just change the words ‘Sex and the City’ to ‘Feminism’ and you’ve got […]

by × August 5, 2016 ×

Home Affairs, News

Dismantle Cameron’s legacy of cronyism

David Cameron’s contribution to the continued debasement of the honour system is a stark reminder of his many broken promises. In opposition he promised to deal with the perceived sleaze of Westminster and to end “sofa government”, instead he carried on the New Labour culture of cronyism. Tony Blair stuffed […]

by × August 1, 2016 ×

Home Affairs, News

Theresa May crushes Corbyn in first PMQs

Theresa May crushes Corbyn in first PMQs

Jeremy Corbyn posed some good questions today but he was absolutely crushed by Theresa May’s imperious performance. Judging by the look of relief on her face when she finally sat down, she was actually very nervous; to compensate for that she came out fighting and aggressively tore into the Labour […]

by × July 20, 2016 ×