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#Owen Paterson

# owen-paterson - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Boris Johnson faces key by-election triggered by resignation of MP over lobbying scandal
# North Shropshire
# North Shropshire

Boris Johnson faces key by-election triggered by resignation of MP over lobbying scandal

Dec 16th 2021, 7:17 AM 19,349 Views 7 Comments

The constituency is considered ultra-safe for the Tories.

# owen-paterson - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Johnson under increasing pressure as minister admits ‘mistake’ in handling of sleaze row
# Tories
# Tories

Johnson under increasing pressure as minister admits ‘mistake’ in handling of sleaze row

Nov 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 28,356 Views 11 Comments

An ex-Tory chief whip has called on Johnson to apologise for his Government’s approach to the Paterson affair.

# owen-paterson - Monday 8 November, 2021

Boris Johnson faces demands for public inquiry into Tory sleaze allegations
# Tories
# Tories

Boris Johnson faces demands for public inquiry into Tory sleaze allegations

Nov 8th 2021, 7:03 AM 16,503 Views 13 Comments

An emergency Commons debate will be held to consider the implications of the Owen Paterson row.

# owen-paterson - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Sleaze, dairy lobbying, and Tory MPs: What is the Owen Paterson controversy about?
# Full Fat U-turn
# Full Fat U-turn

Sleaze, dairy lobbying, and Tory MPs: What is the Owen Paterson controversy about?

Nov 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 24,262 Views 15 Comments

The former NI Secretary resigned this week, in what has become a huge controversy for Boris Johnson.

# owen-paterson - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Former NI Secretary resigns as MP amid row over alleged lobbying breaches
# Owen Paterson
# Owen Paterson

Former NI Secretary resigns as MP amid row over alleged lobbying breaches

Nov 4th 2021, 3:46 PM 12,795 Views 6 Comments

It comes after Boris Johnson U-turned on plans to prevent the former minister’s Commons ban for lobbying.

# owen-paterson - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Tories accused of ‘wallowing in sleaze’ as MP Owen Paterson spared suspension over lobbying
# Meaningful Vote
# Meaningful Vote

Tories accused of ‘wallowing in sleaze’ as MP Owen Paterson spared suspension over lobbying

Nov 3rd 2021, 9:15 PM 14,713 Views 9 Comments

Conservative MPs backed a plan to consider reviewing Owen Paterson’s case and tear up the Commons disciplinary process.

# owen-paterson - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'I hope I don't follow the fate of Michael Collins': Veteran Tory MP namechecks Irish leader in Commons debate
# The Big Fella
# The Big Fella

'I hope I don't follow the fate of Michael Collins': Veteran Tory MP namechecks Irish leader in Commons debate

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:06 PM 31,695 Views 39 Comments

MP Owen Paterson quoted Collins’ speech during the December 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty debates in the Dáil.

# owen-paterson - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

A Tory MP wants to stop politicians' wages in the North. Gerry Adams just called him a 'tube'
# You Tube
# You Tube

A Tory MP wants to stop politicians' wages in the North. Gerry Adams just called him a 'tube'

Mar 29th 2017, 11:29 AM 16,692 Views 75 Comments

Owen Paterson, a former Northern Ireland Secretary, thinks withholding pay might “crystallise minds”.

# owen-paterson - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Adams outlines seven-point plan for a United Ireland
# United Ireland?
# United Ireland?

Adams outlines seven-point plan for a United Ireland

Apr 7th 2012, 1:50 PM 9,472 Views 232 Comments

The Sinn Féin president outlines seven points which he says can build popular support for reunification on both sides of the border.

# owen-paterson - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Referendum on united Ireland 'inevitable' - Adams
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Referendum on united Ireland 'inevitable' - Adams

Mar 10th 2012, 10:45 AM 7,482 Views 208 Comments

The Sinn Féin president hit out at the UK Northern Ireland secretary, who this week rejected the possibility for a “border poll” on the region’s status.

# owen-paterson - Monday 18 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
Live Apr 18th 2011, 8:02 PM

The Daily Fix: Monday

# owen-paterson - Saturday 16 April, 2011

SDLP election candidate injured after rock attack on car
Live Apr 16th 2011, 3:59 PM

SDLP election candidate injured after rock attack on car

# owen-paterson - Friday 18 February, 2011

Police in Northern Ireland get extra £245m to combat terror threat
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Police in Northern Ireland get extra £245m to combat terror threat

Feb 18th 2011, 8:55 AM 474 Views 0 Comments

The move follows an increase in the threat from dissident republicans.

# owen-paterson - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Troubles victims may have stories recorded
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Troubles victims may have stories recorded

Nov 17th 2010, 2:23 PM 185 Views 0 Comments

A new independent body may record the accounts of victims from Northern Ireland’s sectarian violence.

# owen-paterson - Thursday 12 August, 2010

Republican dissidents 'speaking to British government' - McGuinness
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Republican dissidents 'speaking to British government' - McGuinness

Aug 12th 2010, 3:12 PM 317 Views 0 Comments

Deputy First Minister says that both the Irish and British governments have spoken to terrorists in recent weeks.