Several articles in the Mail on Sunday and in the Sunday Times, including one by the normally accurate Adam Boulton, omit such fundamental. facts that they can only be regarded as stitch up/hatchet jobs.
The facts ignored are these. When Boris Johnson met various US top aides of Donald Trump, he was described as “brilliant” by one of these aides and his meetings were exceptionally successful. The independent thinking of our Foreign Secretay was well received. Continue reading
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Tagged Adam Boulton, Boris, Donald Trump, Mail on Sunday, May, Moscow, peace plan, Peter Oborne, Prez Putin, Sunday Times, Syria
Osbo has accepted the job of Editor of the London Standard, but his editor role has not been approved by the advisory committee on business appointments (Acoba). So indignant are his constituents and others, a petition on site 38 degrees gathered momentum over Saturday with over 100,000 signatures.The organisers of the petition wrote on the page: ‘It’s not appropriate for someone to be a member of the government and also control a huge amount of the media.” Continue reading
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Tagged Acoba, black cabs, Black Rock, boris johnson, Editor, London Standard, Madness of King George, Mayor of London, Osbo, Peter Oborne, PHVs, pollution, Rupert Harrison, traffic chaos, Uber
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
Sir Tim Barrow, replacement for Sir Ivan Rogers, is known as a fixer, who gets the job done. He has worked with Boris Johnson on a daily basis, who described him as brilliant, and they get on great. A Whitehall source says Sir Tim knows everyone and is an amazing diplomat. He has solid achievements to his credit. While in Brussels, he defeated repeated attempts to create a European army. He has proved his mettle by standing up for British businesses in Russia and held tough conversations on Ukraine and Syria. Continue reading
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Tagged David Davis, Dominic Raab, European army, Kremlinologist, Mrs. May, Peter Oborne, Putin, Russia, Sir Ivan Davis, Sir Snitch, Sir Tim Barrow, Syria, Ukraine
‘We act now to fix the roof when sun is shining. I’ll introduce new fiscal framework with permanent commitment to run surplus in normal times.’ George Osborne blithely tweeted this when he was still Chancellor last year. Now the extent of his selfishness and incompetence is revealed. The UK national debt grows at a rate of £5,170 per second.
It totals £1,781, 601,972,500 at this second, but is zoinking upwards as I speak. Continue reading
Political journalist Peter Oborne has called Boris Johnson the most learned, well read Foreign Secretary since Lord Curzon. In the face of opposition from his rivals, Boris has performed outstandingly well on a day to day basis. Oborne, who has known and worked with Boris for years had this to say.“…….. Mr Johnson is rated highly by his officials. They are impressed by the speed at which he masters a brief. They vastly prefer him to his dull, cautious, unimaginative predecessor, Philip Hammond. Continue reading
Early in 2016, journalist Peter Oborne has written a scathing report on how Theresa May always puts politics before principles. Last on her priorities is what is best for the country. Oborne says: “Let’s deal first with Home Secretary Theresa May. We are talking here of an empty politician without beliefs. Perhaps I should rephrase that. She does hold beliefs. But they change regularly according to political convenience. Continue reading