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All 3 results for boris speaker:Lord Watson of Richmond

Populism and Nationalism - Motion to Take Note (19 Jan 2017)

Lord Watson of Richmond: ...eventually destroy a liberal international order. The second thing that follows is suspicion, distrust and a growing belligerence of language—and language is important. You have only to look at Boris Johnson’s latest verbal folly to understand the perils of inadequate control over language. But it is not just Boris Johnson; we should look at the headlines which sought to encapsulate...

EU Referendum and EU Reform (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (15 Jun 2016)

Lord Watson of Richmond: ...referendum, at the last moment escaped fate with a final flourish. Is “folly” the appropriate description of this enterprise? I believe so. It is hard to describe it as anything else when Boris Johnson, the most conspicuous contender for the hollow crown, thinks that the prize justifies questioning the motives of President Obama’s interventions on the grounds of his part-Kenyan...

United Kingdom and China — Motion to Take Note (7 Nov 2013)

Lord Watson of Richmond: in the forward planning and investment programmes of virtually every major business in the western world. Countries compete frantically to sell to China and to attract investment from China. Boris Johnson and George Osborne outdo each other—and outdid each other—as super-salesmen. Some, of course, urge us to shed all restraint and become a new generation of buccaneers. Many people...

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