In today’s Telegraph, William Hague tells the Government’s business critics to stop complaining and work hard to deliver jobs. However, Mr Hague forgets that a day’s hard work is rewarded with a day’s pay: if that pay is in a money which someone else is producing at near zero cost, the value of hard work is undermined. People who are slogging their guts out to make ends meet in an environment of rising living costs are bound to take the Telegraph’s reporting of […]
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Last week, the Foreign Secretary launched the Government’s Human Rights and Democracy Report. The Report is a comprehensive look at the human rights work of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office around the world. The Foreign Secretary has said that 2011 will stand out as a positive year for human rights and democracy. He went on to say that the UK is one of the most active governments in the world when it comes to promoting human rights and that this […]
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William Hague once promised that New Labour would first be greeted with fascination, then admiration, then disillusionment and finally contempt. Speaking to Tory candidates in Cheltenham (right) he made the strongest and most negative attack on Labour of the Cameron era. via ConservativeHome’s ToryDiary: Hague throws rhetorical kitchen sink at the “decomposing political muckheap” that is Labour’s frontbench.
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In an interview with today’s Daily Telegraph, William Hague, the shadow Foreign Secretary, says that Britain urgently needs to renegotiate its relationship with Europe. It will be a priority for the Conservatives if elected. He is particularly angered at suggestions that Tony Blair is being lined up to become the first full-time EU president. via William Hague interview: Gordon Brown could be forced into European referendum – Telegraph.
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Hague paints a picture of Brown’s reaction to Blair appointed President of Europe:
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