well gavin i managed a double first in modern history from oxford one of the things i was taught is that histo
@gavinsblog @GeorgePeretzQCW @SebDanceell, Gavin, I managed a Double First in Modern History from Oxford. One of the things I was taught is that historians necessarily have different takes on the same events. Please try to accept that yours is not the only interpretation.
this is what the speaker said a few weeks ago when he allowed a remainer amendment he was cheered by the same
This is what the Speaker said a few weeks ago when he allowed a Remainer amendment. He was cheered by the same people cheering him now. Marvel at the EU’s #HideousStrength . It doesn’t just subvert national institutions. It undoes its supporters’ capacity for fairness or logic.
as well as being undemocratic in itself the eu hollows out the internal democracy of its member nations the po
As well as being undemocratic in itself, the EU hollows out the *internal* democracy of its member nations. The politicisation of the Speaker’s chair after 300 years is just the latest example of what I call the EU’s Hideous Strength. https://t.co/8Iuk6mupPO
one thing that both sides now agree on is that it was a mistake to trigger article 50 without a clear plan for
One thing that both sides now agree on is that it was a mistake to trigger Article 50 without a clear plan for what would follow. So why are both sides now arguing that we should trigger the Withdrawal Agreement with no clear plan for what would follow?
eighty six per cent of mps were elected in 2017 on manifestos promising to honour the referendum result now la
Eighty-six per cent of MPs were elected in 2017 on manifestos promising to honour the referendum result. Now Labour - helped by a handful of Tory Euro-zealots - have gone back on those promises. This goes beyond Brexit: they are delegitimising our system of government.
by the end of next month we will have had around two thirds of the entire time it took to fight the first worl
By the end of next month, we will have had around two thirds of the entire time it took to fight the First World War to prepare for Brexit. If we're really not ready, what does that say about the state of the government machine?