Normally when a major policy like this gets so crushingly rejected – by 230 votes – the PM would resign and/or a fresh election called.
The past month has devoted a lot of space to the best music and films of 2018, and far less to the past year’s human rights violations.
Given the ambit of MBIE’s work, almost any form of social activity could qualify as being part of MBIE’s brief, so the privacy threats posed by this training programme are extensive.
For the past 100 years, the West has sold out the Kurds over and over again.
Fear has become such a routine part of the political toolkit that it hardly gets noticed anymore, for what it is.