Theresa May and King Abdullah in Jordan

Theresa May’s Middle East fantasy

15th December 2017 shoreditchadmin2 0

Theresa May’s visit to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Iraq, at the end of November, highlighted the continuing decline of influence in Britain’s foreign policy… The nostalgia and myth making that characterises the pro-Brexit case spreads its ephemera all over the Tory government’s international endeavours.

Tory disarray, division and conference disaster

9th October 2017 Socialist Action 0

Notes from the front of 9-10-2017

Tory disarray, division and conference disaster

Last week’s Tory Party Conference was not just a personal disaster for Theresa May’s premiership but further underlined the chaos at the heart of the Tory government.

May opts for ‘Hard Brexit’ – destroying jobs and making us poorer to control immigration

18th January 2017 Socialist Action 0

By Pat Tanner

Theresa May’s Lancaster House speech explicitly declared that the UK will not only be leaving the European Union but will also be leaving the Single Market and the institutions of the European Union, including the European Court of Justice. The effect will be to create new tariff barriers and non-tariff barriers on trade, which will raise prices, depress trade and lower investment thereby lowering living standards and losing jobs.