Don't just shut your eyes and "take the damn deal"

Yet again Tom Tugendhat is putting his career with the Tories ahead of both the national interest and his own Remain convictions. His tweet “Take the Damn Deal” is an extraordinary surrender by a man who knows the UK and the people of Tonbridge and Malling will be far worse off and far less secur...

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Johnson’s misuse of constitutional procedures

Johnson’s misuse of constitutional procedures

The Queen’s Speech today has been used by the Tories as an Election Manifesto rather than for its proper purpose as a serious, longer-term, fully-costed legislative programme. It is yet another example of Johnson’s misuse of constitutional procedures to achieve an objective which will deeply dam...

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Unfit to remain as Prime Minster

Unfit to remain as Prime Minster

Every word Boris Johnson uttered yesterday in Parliament demonstrated that not just his actions, but also his intentions, in proroguing Parliament for 5 weeks were wholly illegal.  His entire purpose had been to stifle parliamentary opposition on the most important issue facing the UK for decade...

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Statement following today's Supreme Court's verdict

Statement following today's Supreme Court's verdict

Following the Supreme Court's ruling Boris Johnson's prorogation of parliament to be "Unlawful, void and of no effect", Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPCs) for North West Kent have issued the following common statement:  "Now we know our democracy works. The Queen’s judge...

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Statement by Richard Morris on the suspension of Parliament

Boris Johnson’s recent action to suspend parliament reaches new depths of duplicity. It undermines the very institution for whose sovereignty he claimed to be fighting in the 2016 referendum. 

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Running down the clock to Brexit

Following Boris Johnson’s fruitless meetings with Merkel and Macron, some commentators argue that he “deserves a chance” to try to reach a Brexit deal.  This is a dangerous delusion designed to undermine opposition to his government and to run the clock down towards 31st October.  

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BREXIT and BORIS

How much longer will we allow ourselves to be governed by a jokey journalist with a ludicrously inflated ego, who poses as a man of principle? 

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