Archiv: advisers


18.12.2018 - 01:25 [ thebrexiteer / Twitter ]

Chris Green MP – „Gavin Barwell is on record after the referendum decision, calling it a racist, divisive decision in a tweet. „Barwell is the problem in heart of No 10 Downing Street. I don’t know what he is doing behind the scene, but he is driving a 2nd referendum,“ #Brexit

18.12.2018 - 01:22 [ Peter Arnott ‏/ Twitter ]

Corbyn and his senior adviser Seumas Milne have backed away from putting down a “proper” motion of no confidence in the government because they do not yet want the final apocalyptic battle to begin between Keir Starmer and Unite over a referendum

(17.12.2018)

29.11.2018 - 11:52 [ theGuardian.com ]

Fresh row looms as No 10 refuses to publish full Brexit legal advice

Downing Street has refused to commit to publishing the full legal advice given on the Brexit deal despite a unanimous resolution by the House of Commons, in a move likely to spark a major new process row with Labour and Tory Brexiters.

No 10 has only agreed to publish a “full, reasoned position statement” – a summary of the legal advice rather than the full text – which Labour said would not comply with the terms of the Commons vote.

18.11.2018 - 19:00 [ theTimes.co.uk ]

Sack Theresa May’s advisers for betraying Britain, says former Brexit minister

Steve Baker, a former Brexit minister, accused Oliver Robbins, May’s chief civil service negotiator, and her most senior political aides of conspiring to bind Britain into a customs union with the EU in perpetuity.

Baker, who is now vice-chairman of the hardline European Research Group, led by Jacob Rees-Mogg, said May’s Europe advisers Denzil Davidson and Ed de Minckwitz should be dismissed because they ignored the advice of elected ministers.

12.11.2018 - 19:31 [ OttawaCitizen.com ]

Military contractor received $1.6 billion to advise Afghans but results unknown

(31.10.2018) The U.S. government’s Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) found that since 2010, the U.S. Department of Defense has awarded four contracts, worth $1.62 billion U.S., to DynCorp International to provide contract advisors at Afghan MOD and MOI. Two of these contracts, worth $421 million, are ongoing and expected to end in November 2018.
And the results?

22.05.2018 - 13:58 [ CNN ]

Trump listening to outside advisers, not insiders, on fight with DOJ

The members of this group working to persuade the President and Trump-friendly media include ousted former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, former deputy campaign manager David Bossie, President of the Trump Hispanic Advisory Council (and CNN commentator) Steve Cortes and many others. None of those reached for comment wanted to talk on the record.