The Case for Extradition Reform

Sir Scott Baker (a senior judge) has just published a long report reviewing UK extradition arrangements – essentially concluding that little needs to change, either with the European Arrest Warrant or the UK-US treaty. I have written a piece for the Daily Mail, joining calls for the government to ignore the report and institute a […]

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Palestine: the UN Vote

I have written an article today for the Sunday Times, arguing that the current tub-thumping at the UN is a distraction from serious and credible efforts to make peace, which require political leadership not legal wrangling. You can access the article here.

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Taking on the Neo-Cons …

I have written an article for the Daily Telegraph, based on the foreign policy chapter in After the Coalition, criticising the irrational exuberance of the Blairite era, and arguing for a more rugged internationalism – which takes Britain’s responsibilities as a global good citizen seriously, but does not lose sight of the UK national interest. […]

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After the Coalition

I have co-authored a new book, After the Coalition, setting out a Conservative vision for Britain beyond the end of the current coalition in 2015. I wrote the book with Kwasi Kwarteng, Liz Truss, Priti Patel and Chris Skidmore – MPs from the 2010 intake – and it will be serialised in the Daily Telegraph […]

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Europe – a 3rd Choice?

I have written an article tomorrow for the Sunday Times, setting making the case for a third choice – between integration and withdrawal – in Britain’s relationship with the EU. You can access it here. There is further coverage in the Sunday Telegraph, here and here, on new work being done on the EU in […]

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