When a Cabinet Minister who is sacked for telling lies is re-appointed in the face of every constitutional convention only for the same man to be sacked again from the same Cabinet for the same offence by the same Prime Minister no wonder the public are cynical about politics.
We hope that the long darkness through which the Burmese people have lived may now be coming to an end.
To the teacher weighed down with paperwork I say: you’ve been messed around too often. You came into teaching to spend your time teaching children not filling in forms.
There’s only one growth strategy: work hard.
There is no budget for travel for a Shadow Foreign Secretary.
The war in Iraq clearly has not turned out in the way that was hoped.
The people of Britain want a Home Secretary who will give them back their streets. They want a Home Secretary who will speak up for the victim not the criminal.
Syria should not belong to one family to one coterie or to one party. It belongs to all the people of Syria equally in all their religious and ethnic diversity.
Spending only what the country can afford rewarding savings encouraging independence supporting marriage: people know that these things are common sense.
Let’s not be afraid to speak the common sense truth: you can’t have high standards without good discipline.