Tag Archive: Prime Minister

Feb 02

Article 50 Bill – How your MP voted

Rt Hon David Davis arguing for Article 50 in the House of Commons

Members of Parliament have voted on principle to allow Theresa May to trigger Article 50 and begin the UK’s process of leaving the European Union. The House of Commons defeated a negating amendment, tabled by the Scottish Nationalist Party, by a majority of 236 votes.  MPs then carried the Second Reading of the Bill by …

Continue reading »

Share/Bookmark

Jan 10

NATO rattles its sabre in Europe

US tanks being offloaded at Bermerhaven

According to reports in the Daily Express, the Independent and RT among others, the US has just landed the biggest shipment of military equipment since the Cold War at Bremerhaven in Germany as part of a NATO build-up. The Express said hundreds of tanks had been off-loaded at the port and are now trundling across Europe …

Continue reading »

Jul 14

Prayer for Cabinet appointments

Permanent Under-Secretary Simon McDonald welcomes Boris Johnson to the Foreign Office last night.

Last night, new Prime Minister Theresa May made six senior appointments, covering the three great offices of state (Chancellor, Home Office, Foreign Office), and created two new post-Brexit positions.  Continue to pray for her appointments today. BORIS JOHNSON The most astonishing appointment last night was that of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary.  Mr Johnson is said …

Continue reading »

Oct 06

Syria – Sense and Compassion

The Russian air strikes in Syria have set fur flying in Westminster.  But despite the strutting ministers, some people are speaking with sense and compassion, among them former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr George Carey and Crispin Blunt, a little-known MP who chairs one of the most influential select committees in the House of Commons. Firstly, …

Continue reading »