Tag: Conservative Party
View from the Green Seats-Trump to speak in Parliament plans dropped
British officials have confirmed that a plan to allow Donald Trump to speak in Parliament as part of a state visit to the UK have been shelved. It is expected that the Presidents state visit will be moved to late summer or early autumn, when Parliament is in recess for the summer. Parliament will be…
Breaking Whispers-Government gives MP’s vote on final Brexit bill before it is signed
The government have today agreed to give MP’s a vote on any final Brexit deal before it is signed. Speaking in Parliament earlier today, Brexit Minister David Jones confirmed that the government’s vote will cover withdrawal from the EU, and the UK’s future relationship with the EU. He confirmed that both Houses of Parliament will…
Brexit White Paper: Government sets out life after EU
David Davis the Secretary of State for Brexit has today unveiled a government white paper on Brexit. The paper outlines the governments 12 principles required for a successful exit from the European Union.
View from the Green Seats- Article 50 debate begins in Parliament
Members of Parliament in the House of Commons have today begun the first of two days of Parliamentary debate on the Notification of Withdrawal from the European Union bill, or as its more commonly known: The Brexit Bill.
View from the Green Seats- Trident Missile Misfire- Did Theresa May know?
Did Theresa May know about a Trident misfire and did she cover it up?
The Party Line is………Open Season
The political campaigns of both sides of the European Union referendum debate used increasingly low methods to achieve their objectives, to the point where the referendum became a very ugly campaign. Party divisions were magnified, mud was slung and no subject was untouched in the rush to win the vote.
The Party Line is……….Exit Strategy
We came, we saw, we voted and we left. In the tumult of the hours that followed the result, that decision was cross-examined with the voraciousness of a person questioning his identity. Had we changed so much? Had we been so eager to leave that we had become something dark and twisted? What was next…
The Party Line is…………Decision time
Friday’s Britain will be a very different place to Thursday’s one. The political shockwave will reverberate around the UK and the corridors of power in Europe, it will be a watershed moment in British politics as the nation decides its own destiny.
The Party Line is………..Security
Security. Peace. Freedom to exist without fear of terror. Fundamental truths that exist at the very heart of good government. Fundamental truths which are under threat on an almost hourly basis.
The Party Line is………..Fear
Like it or not, we live in a world which is shaped by politics. We may not see it or come into direct contact with it, but it is always there lingering in the background of our lives. When we receive our pay packets we are experiencing politics, when we shop at a supermarket we…