Tag Archives: Foreign Secretary

George Osborne is still trying to knife Boris Johnson

For a journalist, Dan Hodges is a nice guy, down to earth and not a bit stuck up.  His Achilles heel is he is so innocent, he shouldn’t be let out alone.

As Mayor, Boris Johnson gave a huge amount of help to George, even  bailing him out when the economy was tanking by giving him some sound economic advice.  George of course claimed all the credit, and for while some innocents, including Dan, actually believed him. Boris’s reward as proudly revealed by Dan, was George then said he intended to “knife Boris in May 2016!”.   Continue reading

Stunning speech by Foreign Secretary Boris on Britain’s role in tackling terror

Boris said: “…… we are committed not only to spending 2% of our GDP on defence, but to a further 0.5% increment every year until 2020. As my right hon. Friend the Defence Secretary has pointed out, we will maintain the size of our armed forces, which are superb and the best in the world.​” Continue reading

Breaking news! Years ago, Boris Johnson used slave labour at 50p an hour

The scandal breaks!  So far my support and faith in our Foreign Secretary has remained rock solid, but the discovery that Boris used slave labour in his youth, paying a measly 50p. an hour to the victim,  forcing her to slave away for hours on end,  left me reeling, my belief system in tatters.

The young victim

The evidence is indisputable.  A trembling “Rachel” revealed on Good Morning Britain that as a vulnerable adolescent, she was forced, against her will to iron Boris’s and Jo Johnson’s shirts every week for a pitiful 50p. an hour!  Bastards!   Continue reading

“Intellectually brilliant” Boris Johnson joins new “supertight” Brexit team

When Boris Johnson first became Foreign Secretary, the media jumped on him, trying to make the most of anything they saw as a “gaffe”.  That has now ended. Boris is a workaholic and a lightning quick study. He has been described as the most learned, gifted Foreign Secretary since Lord Curzon by journalist Peter Oborne. Continue reading

Boris answers questions in Parliament on Israel, the US, Brexit and other topics

The Foreign Secretary had his team with him, Tobias Ellwood,  Sir Alan Duncan and Alok Sharma, who also answered questions.   The answers to Boris’s questions are given here and the remaining answers are on the link to Hansard here. Zimbabwe.  Tobias Ellwood.

Israeli settlement goods.  Boris was asked about the Israeli ban on visitors who advocate a boycott on settlement goods. The Foreign Secretary said Israel’s immigration policy is a matter for Israel.  We are firmly against the boycott,  divestment and sanctions against Israel.  The FO has updated theit travel advice for Israel. Continue reading

Boris is being briefed by anti-settlement campaigners today in Israel

Boris Johnson is in Israel right now, being briefed on the views of anti-settlement campaigners. The Foreign Secretary insists on assessing all sides of any problem in depth.  He is to be commended for his thoroughness. This type of briefing for Foreign Ministers is extremely rare on an official visit.From there, Foreign Secretary Johnson will go to Ramallah, for meetings there, and in the afternoon return to Jerusalem for a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Knesset.

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Boris Johnson grabs the ear of the Russian bear

The  suffering in Syria and the Ukraine is still so terrible,  a face to face exchange of views has been judged the best way to progress the situation. Foreign Secretary borischurchill3Boris Johnson will therefore be taking up FM Lavrov’s invitation to visit Russia. No Foreign Secretary has visited Russia for five years, but this visit will certainly not be a resumption of the status quo. Boris had only been Foreign Secretary for a couple of months when he was thrown in at the deep end over Syria.  Continue reading