Joining the House of Lords at this turbulent time has been challenging, to say the least, writes Claire in The Express. The place was desperately in need of a few more Brexiteers, which I have been glad to help correct. But much of my early time here has been spent fighting to take back our … Read more Warning! Freedoms are being taken from us on an unprecedented scale
Claire and fellow panellists Nadhim Zahawi, Vaughan Gething, Adam Price, and Tanni Grey-Thompson discussed questions from a virtual Swansea audience about lockdown rules, the impact of covid policies upon the vulnerable, pay rises for public sector workers, government cuts to the foreign aid budget, and the likelihood of a Welsh independence vote. Watch highlights above, … Read more Question Time, 26th November 2020
Claire joined former Conservative cabinet minister David Lidington, Labour MP Florence Eshalomi and barrister and broadcaster Hashi Mohamed on the panel of LBC’s Cross Question with Iain Dale, and discussed listeners’ questions about the future of the Union, vaccine misinformation, the gaps in covid support schemes, Jeremy Corbyn’s reinstatement into the Labour Party, and the … Read more Cross Question with Iain Dale, 18th Nov 2020
Local councils play a crucial democratic role pushing back against central diktats but they should remember that citizens need more than money to get through the COVID challenge, writes Claire in The MJ. “…shutting down society for long periods does far more damage than killing small businesses and hospitality outlets. What is lost is community, … Read more Councils are the counterbalance
Claire’s contributions to a House of Lords debate about the Internet Market Bill were covered at length in The Express. “Under pressure from Brexiteers, Boris Johnson contested and won the December general election. He pledged the UK would not be tied to EU rules. The Government are now trying to keep that promise to the … Read more “Claire Fox savages Remainer Lords in brutal attack”
In an interview with UK in a Changing Europe, Clare reflects on Euroscepticism in the run up to the referendum, the events that prompted her to stand in the European Parliament elections, and the future of British politics. Read the full interview here.