Quotes

210 Quotes filtered by Policy

When I hear the name of Richard Body I hear the sound of flapping white coats.

John Major 1994

Category: Insulting Conservatives, Eurosceptic

Tags: Eurosceptic, Insulting Conservatives, Insults, John Major, Policy

There is no point in saving the currency if we lose the country that goes with it.

John Redwood 05/2003

Category: Euro (Single Currency), European Constitution

Tags: Euro (Single Currency), European Constitution, John Redwood, Policy

There aren't many fathers around here...If someone is old enough to father a child, he should be old enough to help bring it up.

John Redwood 02/07/1993

Category: Family, Welfare

Tags: Family, John Redwood, Policy, Welfare

The EU project is to create a country called Europe.

John Redwood 2001

Category: EU Enlargement

Tags: EU Enlargement, John Redwood, Policy

The EU will not stop wars: it wants an army to fight them.

John Redwood 2001

Category: Defence, War, Eurosceptic

Tags: Defence, Eurosceptic, John Redwood, Policy, War, World Politics

Europe is my continent, not my country

John Redwood

Category: Europe & Britain

Tags: Europe & Britain, John Redwood, Policy

It's not a case of joining the Euro: it's abolishing the pound.

John Redwood 1995

Category: Euro (Single Currency)

Tags: Euro (Single Currency), John Redwood, Policy

Wong in principle, wrong in practice.

Jacques Arnold 1997

On the euro

Category: Euro (Single Currency)

Tags: Euro (Single Currency), Jacques Arnold, Policy

It is government policy to phase out subsidies to nationalised industries. In line with this, the government hopes that the coal industry will be able to operate without the need for assistance apart from social grants.

Tony Benn 1974

Category: Subsidy, Nationalisation

Tags: Economics, Nationalisation, Policy, Subsidy, Tony Benn

Poverty is considered quaint in the rural areas because it comes thatched.

John Gummer 18/02/1985

Category: Poverty, Rural Affairs

Tags: John Gummer, Policy, Poverty, Rural Affairs

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Martin Luther King 1963

Category: Justice & Sentencing

Tags: Justice & Sentencing, Martin Luther King, Policy

Free speech carries with it the evil of all foolish, unpleasant venomous things that are said but, on the whole, we would rather lump them than do away with them.

Winston Churchill

Category: Free Speech

Tags: Free Speech, Policy, Winston Churchill

Lawless schools produce lawless children.

William Whitelaw 1977

Category: Education, Rule of Law

Tags: Education, Policy, Rule of Law, William Whitelaw

Let our object be our country, our whole country and nothing but our country.

Daniel Webster 1825

Category: English Identity, Patriotism

Tags: Daniel Webster, English Identity, Miscellaneous, Patriotism, Policy

A single European currency was first proposed by the Nazi Reichsbank to Hitler at the time of Dunkirk. Now it is EU policy.

Sir Peter Tapsell 2001

Category: Euro (Single Currency)

Tags: Euro (Single Currency), Policy, Sir Peter Tapsell

Of all political sacred-cows, education is the most sacred and the most cow-like.

Enoch Powell 06/1968

Category: Education

Tags: Education, Enoch Powell, Policy

A priosner is not the sort of chap the average man would be keen on taking to his club.

Lord Longford

Category: Prison

Tags: Lord Longford, Policy, Prison

I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

Anonymous 28/08/2003

A woman queueing up at the Hutton Inquiry

Category: Tony Blair (quotes about), Hutton Inquiry

Tags: Anonymous, Hutton Inquiry, Policy, Quotes About..., Tony Blair (quotes about)

We hope to see a Europe where men of every country will think as much of being a European as of belonging to their native land, and that without losing any of their love and loyalty of their birthplace.

Winston Churchill 09/05/1948

Category: European Federalism, European Integration

Tags: European Federalism, European Integration, Policy, Winston Churchill

Free milk will be provided in Hoxton and Shoredith, in Eton and Harrow. What more social equality can you have than that?

Ellen Wilkinson

Category: Education, Equality, Welfare

Tags: Education, Ellen Wilkinson, Equality, Policy, Politics, Welfare

Random Speech

His temper, naturally morose, has become licentiously peevish. Crossed in his Cabinet, he insults the House of Lords, and plagues the most eminent of his colleagues with the crabbed malice of a maundering witch.

Benjamin Disraeli

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