Boris supporters, after all the stress and upset he went through when he risked his entire career fighting for our rights and freedoms during Brexit, are so happy he is having a relaxing weekend at beautiful Chevening. Nobody deserves it more.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was answering questions in the House of Commons today. To see the televised broadcast, please click here. Here is a election of the most important questions, the link to the answers is here.
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Tagged Afghanistan, boris johnson, British-Iranian citizens, Commonwealth, Cyprus, Defence, EU Science and Technology, Global Britain Campaign, House of Commons, Israel, Japan, Myanmar, UK Foreign Policy, US, US Admin
Theresa May apparently said in a private meeting last week that she is “not some crazed Brexiteer.” It was reported: “The Prime Minister made it clear at a private meeting last week that she will not risk economic suicide by ‘jumping off a cliff’ with a hard Brexit – and secretly supports some demands by Remain Tories.”She now says she: Continue reading
It has been never a dull moment recently for the Foreign Secretary and Boris has had to take some tough decisions.
- He met with the team of Donald Trump in New York, but has yet to meet Rex Tillerson. whose appoint has only recently been confirmed. They have had extremely successful conversations on the telephone.
- He went to Cyprus to support the Cyprus peace talks.
- He has had various meetings with EU members.
- He has met with the Lords and gave an outstanding analysis of recent changes in the Middle East, which met with much approval.
- He supported the new Prez. over NATO – several EU members are not paying their share.
- He fielded the questions fired at him on all sides about President Trump’s 90 day immigration suspension in Parliament with firmness and honesty.
- Finally, he has formulated the UK Brexit strategy to help Mrs. May. This was hugely praised as one of the keynote speeches of the decade, and a lot of the speech was written by Boris.
- Boris met Bibi Netanyahu and discussed a US/UK/Israel alliance.
- Boris is working on a Balkan buffer – he does not share the enthusiam for the Russians of President Trump, although he appreciates their contribution to fighting Daesh.
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Tagged 90 day immigration suspension, boris johnson, changes in Middle East, Cyprus Peace Talks, Donald Trump, EU members, Lords, Nato, Rex Tillerson, UK Brexit strategy, YouGov favourability
Chuka Umunna continually insists that the Leave campaign “pledged” to pay £350M to the NHS. Oddly he has admitted in print that no Leaver ever explicitly made such a pledge – their remarks were only suggestions. This is confirmed by a quote he gave to the London Standard. (below).Labour is in such disarray, this is the sort of trivial snitching Chuka and Keir Starmer are reduced to. Much ridiculed “independent” Professor Bob Watt from Buckingham University has even reported the Leave campaign to the CPS, charging them with “undue influence.” Continue reading
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Tagged biased media, Chuka Umunna, crashed stockmarkets, David Cameron, EU, genocide, George Osborne, job losses, Keir Starmer, LEAVE, London Standard, NHS, pensioners, Professor Bob Watt, REMAIN, Turkey, war, YouGov
Changes in the world right now. A new US Prez, Brexit, a resurgent Russia, terrorism, all mean the Middle East is more fragile. These things affect the UK and the new International Committee want to know what Boris thinks.Global Britain. Things have changed since Britain conquered 171 countries out of 198 in the UN. Lord Curzon ran an empire 7 times bigger than Rome.
In 2017, we are going global and our vision is widening. UK armed forces are deployed in 80 countries around the world, the French in only 8. We leave a huge global footprint: “of the diplomats, traders, business people, teachers, artists, aid workers born in Britain 1 out of 10 is living abroad. ” Continue reading
As the charismatic leader of Brexit, Boris Johnson became the target of some of the most vicious smear campaigns in history. Alastair Campbell announced that the strategy was to take him out, so they went for it. The best, I mean the lowest, political jackals were raked in to destroy Boris in print. After every hatchet job, he was declared to be “finished”. A leading member of Cameron’s government proudly announced to Dan Hodges, after Boris had given him the strategy to revive the UK economy, that he was going to “Knife Boris. Then he would be smashed to smithereens.” Continue reading