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Mrs May’s weird plot to make Gavin Williamson her successor is likely to fail

Mrs May is annoying far too many people in the party & that will cause her and her preferred successor problems in the future Trying to understand Mrs May’s recent reshuffle has been a challenge, but over the weekend a few people suggested it was all part of a weird plot to make Gavin Williamson Tory […]

When it’s right to kill terrorists

The new defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, has provoked a virulent onslaught from which not even his pet tarantula has been able to save him. His offence was to state that Britons who have fought for Islamic State abroad were rightly...Show More Summary

Qatar Signs £6Bn Eurofighter Contract

A multi-billion pound contract to supply Qatar with 24 Typhoon aircraft has been signed today, supporting thousands of British manufacturing jobs. The Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson and his Qatari counterpart, Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah, oversaw the signing of the deal for 24 Typhoons, building on the Statement of Intent signed in September. In addition,

Kill British Isis fighters, says the defence secretary. It’s not that simple | Shashank Joshi

Gavin Williamson’s remarks might score cheap points, but to understand what is right, we must look to the law. No country can kill its way out of the problem Defence secretary Gavin Williamson has been widely ridiculed for his hawkish...Show More Summary

British Isis fighters should be hunted down and killed, says defence secretary

‘A dead terrorist can’t cause any harm to Britain,’ says Gavin Williamson, arguing jihadists should not be allowed back into UK Britons who have fought for Islamic State abroad should be hunted down and killed to ensure they never return to the UK, the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, has said. Show More Summary

Five Most Popular Posts in November

What were the most read posts last month? They would be these... 1. Solidarity with Bex Bailey 2. The Basic Income and the Cult of Work 3. Why British Politics is Polarising 4. The Problem with Gavin Williamson 5. The Economics of Polarisation...Show More Summary

Leadsom, Williamson and Tugendhat move into the frame in the TMay successor betting The Westminster harassment allegations have led to a shake up in the Betfair exchange next CON leader betting with several new names coming in including Andrea Leadsom, new Defence Sec Gavin Williamson and Tom Tugendhat. Although Davis is still in the favourite slot at 13% he is nothing like as strong a favourite as […]

The Problem with Gavin Williamson

And so revelations of sexual harassment and wrongdoing have claimed their first Westminster scalp. In his interview with Laura Kuennsberg, "Handbags" Fallon said he decided to resign because his conduct was unbecoming for someone occupying his lofty office. Show More Summary

The Williamson appointment makes it even less likely that TMay will stay until Brexit

Good from @IsabelHardman on TMay's authority being undermined further by promoting Gavin Williamson — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) November 2, 2017 I’ve long regarded Isabel Hardman (daughter of my former BBC colleague and friend, founder of CAMRA, Mike Hardman) as one of the best when it comes to taking the pulse of the Parliamentary Conservative […]

Furry fury

Thanks to Henry Williamson and Gavin Maxwell I have spent hours in the company of otters, though I have only… See the full story of Furry fury on The Spectator.

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