Nigel Lawson says he is not surprised Boris Johnson is frustrated. He is shocked at the negative approach of the Government to Brexit, and he completely understands why the Foreign Secretary finally spoke out.
The former chancellor said public finances would be boosted and regulations cut regardless of a trade deal – and Theresa May and Philip Hammond should have been highlighting the advantages of leaving the EU.
The Tory peer said: ‘It is bizarre that it has been left to a seemingly freelance operation by Boris Johnson, Foreign Secretary, to explain what these benefits are. Continue reading
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Boris Johnson, on a 3 day visit to Japan, has seemingly managed to secure the continuation of multi-billion pound Japanese interests in British business.
He has an outstanding record as a world class salesman, according to Standard journo Pippa Crerar.As Mayor, Boris had an outstanding reputation of success in raising investment for London, the money flooded into the city in billions. He also raised millions in deals and £500M in funding for Londoners. The website Westmonster reports: Boris said: “I have found a wide measure, or a growing measure, of understanding about what is involved. Continue reading
A new MP stunned Parliament with what has been described as an outstanding maiden speech. Kemi Badenoch passionately praised the Brexit decision when she said “I believe the vote for Brexit is the great ever vote of confidence in the UK!” So do I.
Kemi Badenoch, the new MP for Saffron Walden, was showered with praise by her colleagues when she said she had dreamed of being involved in a movement like Britain’s departure from the European Union since she was a young girl. Ms Badenoch said while people are “widely concerned” about Brexit, she believed the country would prosper outside of Brussels’ political project. Continue reading
Boris Johnson makes a statement issued by the Foreign Office on sanctions against the people responsible for chemical weapons in Syria. Boris has said it is our moral duty to keep Syria safe.
The success of 16 arrests shows the resolve of the UN in bringing the perpetrators to justice. Progress at last, and this is definite and substantial evidence that should strike fear into the hearts of the evil hearted.
Kenya’s Foreign Ministry said that Boris Johnson’s visit is because the UK is the largest European foreign investor in Kenya, the largest source market for Kenya’s tourism and the third most important export destination.” Kenya mainly exports tea, coffee and horticultural products to the UK.Our Foreign Secretary will hold bilateral talks with his host Ambassador Amina Mohamed, on “critical matters of mutual interests,” Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Ministry reported. His visit comes as private ranches in Laikipia, most owned by Britons, continue to be raided by illegal herders. Continue reading
RECENT EVENTS: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson outlined the tragic events in Aleppo over the past few months. The last UN convoy entered Eastern Allepo on 7th July. The last food rations were handed out on 10th November. The last functioning hospital was blown to bits on 19th November.275,000 men, women and children are therefore trapped in E. Aleppo without food, medical care, water, or electricity. They are being bombarded from the air with barrel bombs by Syrian helicopters, it is a hell we cannot possibly imagine. The Foreign Sec. then gave a graphic description of barrel bombs.
The rebel forces began to collapse on 26th November, and hundreds of young soldiers have been marched off to an unknown fate. Continue reading
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson answered questions in Parliament today with his customary brio, on vital matters of foreign policy.President Elect Trump: Boris Johnson said We look forward to an enduring and strong special relationship, with security and prosperity in the years ahead. The relationship between the UK and the US is perhaps the single most important geopolitical fact of the last century and I look forward to working with the new administration. After negative comments about the US, Boris said It is very important that we be as positive as we possibly can, because it is massively important to this country. We should judge the US by their actions. Continue reading
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