“A small chink of light for business,” is how the CBI described the parliamentary Rebel Alliance’s bill to block this gangster government’s brutally destructive no-deal Brexit.
Boris Johnson was “blindsided” by Labour’s refusal to support an early election, I am told. If so, he was not the only one. At the start of last week, Jeremy Corbyn, Ian Blackford of the Scottish
We are living in dangerous times. How trite those words seem now, having being used so regularly through this never-ending political crisis. But, that doesn’t mean they lack truth, or power.
Boris Johnson’s fate is uncertain and so is the case with Brexit. Theresa May was forced to resign over the issue and if we are to go by what’s happening in Britain, Johnson’s days may
On Monday, a further showdown will take place in parliament with Boris Johnson bellowing at Jeremy Corbyn that he is “frit” of a general election. In truth, the House of Commons is not
Britain is a leading member — of Nato. It is something Tory MPs never forget and avidly support. Nato is a multi-national organisation where each country gives up part of its sovereignty to provide security for all. It was created in 1949 with a single purpose — to prevent Russia, then in the form of the Soviet
Priti Patel is being considered for a shock cabinet return as home secretary, The Independent has learned, as Boris Johnson seeks to convince the public he is not a “British Donald Trump”. The controversial Brexiteer — sacked for misleading Theresa May over secret meetings with Israeli politicians — is poised
When Theresa May opted to unveil her “new deal” in a speech away from the Commons chamber, she hoped to escape the two-hour mauling from MPs that has followed most of her recent statements there. Her move failed spectacularly. Avoiding direct combat with MPs did not stop them attacking what was in fact a rather old deal
Britain’s outrage over the seizure by Iranian naval commandos of an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz is misplaced. Britain launched the tanker-snatching competition on July 4th when Royal Marines boarded and took charge of a supertanker, Grace 1, loaded with Iranian oil as it sailed past the British-overseas
Politics is seeing those you care about supporting lies from those you know will hurt them. Politics is seeing mums and dads whose world revolves around their child’s future, supporting people who, evidence suggests, will make it less bright. Politics is seeing nans and grandads who love their grandchildren more than