Tag Archive: Theresa May

Mar 24

Treaty of Rome: signed where and why?

Italian Poster celebrating the Treaty of Rome

European Leaders are gathering in Rome, the Emperor Hadrian’s ‘Eternal City’, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.  The Treaty was signed on 25th March 1957. The champagne quaffing will however be somewhat tempered by the imminent arrival of That Article 50 Letter.  UK Prime Minister Theresa May is set to start the Brexit process …

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Feb 09

Article 50 Bill passes House of Commons

The Article 50 Bill, more properly the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, has passed all its stages in the House of Commons. The SNP tabled a whole raft of amendments at Committee Stage.  Labour tabled some others.  The House voted on some of them and defeated all it voted on. That meant there was no …

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Feb 01

Apology for Fallon ‘ship of ‘shame’ remarks

PRESS RELEASE: Christian Voice has written to the Russian Ambassador in London to apologise for the rudeness of Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for Defence Sir Michael Fallon. Last week, the Independent reported Sir Michael saying the British navy was keeping a ‘close eye on the Admiral Kuznetsov as it skulks back to Russia.’  He …

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Jan 27

Theresa May to meet Donald Trump

Theresa May addresses the Republican Party

Today the Rt Hon Theresa May MP becomes the first world leader to meet President Donald Trump. The media is obsessed with their probable discussions on trade. The UK exports more to the US than we buy from them, so it could get tricky. But trade deals often focus on tariffs or the lifting of …

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Jan 26

Christians threatened by Casey’s British values

Orwellian: Dame Louise Casey

A senior Government advisor, Dame Louise Casey, has said Christians in public life should not be allowed to hold traditional Christian views on marriage. Speaking to MPs on the Communities and Local Government Select Committee, Dame Louise said: ‘it is not okay for Catholic schools to be homophobic and anti-gay marriage. … it is not …

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Jan 24

Article 50 – UK Parliament will decide

The judges of the UK Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled this morning the UK Parliament must give its assent before the Government can trigger Article 50 and begin the process of leaving the European Union. The verdict was arrived at by a majority of eight judges to three. It means the Government cannot rely on the ‘prerogative powers’ of the Crown.  Instead, …

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Jan 20

Who is behind Trump inauguration disruption?

When you see the violent protests against Donald Trump’s inauguration on the news later today, don’t be surprised. It’s all been planned – by someone with a lot of money. The Inauguration happens at 12 noon US Eastern Time, 5.00pm our time. You can check the route on this BBC guide. Inauguration #DisruptJ20 The protesters …

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Nov 28

Brexit and the EEA

The ‘Remoaners’ are at it again.  As part of their anti-Brexit campaign for the UK to stay in the EU, they intend to launch a legal challenge. This one is not over Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty but over a certain Article 127. Confused? Article 127 is the exit clause for the European Economic Area. The so-called …

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Nov 21

The European Union’s Tower of Babel

Five months after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union by the grace of God, we are no nearer to knowing what kind of relationship Theresa May’s administration intends. Tony Blair has weighed in to what he sees as a vacuum.  He will want the closest possible association with the EU, and behind …

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Aug 29

Hammond must deliver on Brexit

News is emerging that Chancellor Rt Hon Mr Philip Hammond MP is working against Brexit. Mr Hammond was a disaster as Foreign Secretary, funding Jihadist groups in Syria and encouraging them with his ‘Assad must go’ mantra. President Assad was and is the only guarantor of stability in Syria. He protects the religious minorities such as Christians, Alawites …

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