Monthly Archives: March 2016

Daily Debrief March 31st

Today’s story is Steel There is virtually only a single story on today’s papers: steel.  And the government doesn’t come out looking very good.  The Times writes of “A chaotic steel response costing 40,000 jobs”. The Guardian speaks of “Ministers in … Continue reading

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Daily Debrief March 30th

Port Talbot – a victim of the EU The decision of Tata to sell off the Port Talbot steelworks is a disaster for the workers and for the town.  It is also a direct result of EU polices.  We need … Continue reading

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Daily Debrief March 29th

Port Talbot in the balance A decision by the Tata Board about the future of steel-making in Port Talbot is expected imminently. The plant is currently losing around a million pounds a day. We must be entirely clear that this … Continue reading

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Daily Debrief March 28th

“Tory War turns nasty” So reads the headline in today’s Telegraph. It appears that the Nasty Party is savaging itself. The story is of Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt subjected to “blue-on-blue” attacks, while the Prime Minister is said to be “unable … Continue reading

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Daily Debrief March 27th

  “Man in White” arrested A man believed to be the notorious “man in white” from the Zaventum photos, Faycal Chefou, has been arrested in Brussels. Patraeus argues for Remain… General Patraeus, former senior US General, argues that in security … Continue reading

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Daily Debrief March 25th

Penny Mordaunt MP Another slow news day for the Referendum Campaign.  The papers are dominated by two convictions and sentences.  Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and sentenced to forty years, and a footballer called Adam Johnson sentenced to six … Continue reading

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Daily Debrief March 24th

Sir Richard Dearlove “Quitting EU would help our security” In a striking intervention, Sir Richard Dearlove, former Head of MI6, has addressed the security implications of Brexit, and concludes that our security would be not only unharmed, but actually strengthened, … Continue reading

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