Robert Halfon

Robert Halfon

Beleaguered and neglected, the Kurds remain the West’s best hope in the Middle East

Rather than quoting Lord of the Flies, when asked by journalists as to the political temperature in Parliament, I shall only say “I am Spartacus”

“At last, I am no longer Brexit tribeless. I admit it feels both exciting and strange”

‘Conservatives are forever on the back foot, even when the government does something good’

‘The real breaking point after Brexit will lie between a Red Tory and Blue Labour movement against the Lib Dem and Blairite corporatists’

‘So often, Conservatives think that retail politics is just an auction of promises that we can never win’

‘If Tories want people to vote with their hearts as well as their heads, they must take back words such as “social justice”, “welfare”, and “workers”’

‘Fake news, incessant trolling, and vicious caricatures have become the hallmarks of modern election campaigns’