UK decision to stop migrant rescue operations attacked by Teather (“unethical”) and Ashdown (“inhuman”), defended by Clegg (“Italian decision”)

by Stephen Tall on October 31, 2014

Conservative home office minister James Brokenshire defended the Government’s decision to withdraw support – along with all other EU member states – for future search-and-rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean. The BBC reports: James Brokenshire told MPs the change would “save lives rather than putting them in peril.” About 3,000 migrants have drowned in […]

My must-reads this week October 31, 2014

by Stephen Tall on October 31, 2014

Here’s some of the articles that have caught my attention this week… The Conservative Party becomes a broad coalition again – or it dies | Conservative Home Here’s Tim @montie on rebuilding a Tory coalition and disagreeing with Matthew Parris (…)

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