Tagged with UK
Brexit: time to move on
The time has come for us as a country to plan our future in the new trading and political context for which the Government has received an unambiguous mandate, after four years of relentless and hysterical debate over the merits and demerits of Brexit.Read the article
Brexit would be constitutional and economic suicide
There is a way out of the unprecedented crisis in which the UK has been plunged by the Brexit referendum: constitutionally, the result does not bind the Government or ParliamentRead the article
The absurdity of Brexit
The Conservative case for Remain: from a British perspective, the case for continued membership of the European Union, with the numerous opt-outs secured by the UK, is overwhelmingRead the article
Sixty years a Queen, with unflinching grace and steadfast devotion to duty
HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee offers us an opportunity to reflect on a life devoted entirely to the service of her peoples both in the United Kingdom and in the Commonwealth.Read the article
Pooling Anglo-French defence: a sign of progress, or of decline?
Pooling Anglo-French defence: a sign of progress, or of decline?Read the article
What should a Tory government stand for in 2010?
Following the General Election the important question will be what a Tory government will actually stand for. There would a lot to be said for it refocusing on its traditional valuesRead the article
Does being for the Liberty of England still mean being for the Protestant religion?
The Settlement Act enacted in 1701 is likely to be consigned to the dustbin of History at some point between now and the next ProclamationRead the article
Of the virtues of representative democracy
In this short post I argue in favour of a system that strikes a balance between the danger of bad governance posed by populism and the obvious drawbacks of dictatorship.Read the article
Is Nancy Mitford no longer understood?
It is pretty standard, nowadays, to denigrate Nancy Mitford as frivolous and out of touch, but I’ve always had a sneaking liking for someone who was easily the loveliest of the Mitford sistersRead the article