Daily Archives: January 26, 2010

Jim Pickard

If you don’t follow Nick Robinson’s excellent blog it’s worth reading his last two offerings, about a secret meeting between the DUP, UUP and the Tories. There’s more in the Irish Times.

The venue was Hatfield House, home of Lord Cranborne, the former Tory MP* and peer who opposed the Anglo-Irish Agreement negotiated by Margaret Thatcher and has long been regarded as a “friend of unionism”. Read more

Jim Pickard

Former legal adviser at the Foreign Office believed the Iraq invasion would be illegal

But don’t expect a smoking gun this week, argues Philip Stephens Read more