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Bishop Nazir Ali calls for burka ban

13 Aug 2018

Pakistani-born Church of England cleric voices support for outlawing veil in public

·       A senior bishop has called for a near-total ban on the wearing of burkas in public

·       Michael Nazir-Ali, said the should be outlawed in a wide read more

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Councillor Delyth Miles on Boris and the Burqa

11 Aug 2018

Delyth Miles interviewed on Boris and the Burqa on BBC Radio Five Live Saturday August 11 46 minutes in.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bd75xd

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Memo to Ruth Davidson

10 Aug 2018

Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives, has argued that muslim women who wear burkas should be defended in the same way as Christians who wear a crucifix. She said: “If you use the analogy of Christianity, would you ever wr… read more

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Grassroots Chairman’s interview on Dutch TV on Brexit

26 Jul 2018

We are pleased to provide the link to our Chairman Ed Costelloe’s interview on Dutch TV on July 19 that drew from many emails to us on the subject of Brexit in the last two weeks.  The segment is 16 minutes and 30 seconds into the broadcast… read more

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Text of open letter to the Prime Minister reported in Sunday Times

22 Jul 2018

The Rt Hon Theresa May PC. MP,
Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury
10 Downing Street
London SW!A 2AA                                                                              
July 19 2018

Dear Prime Minister,

When you first entered read more

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Grassroots' response to Chequers deal reported

21 Jul 2018

The Sunday Times reports:

Last week Conservative Association leaders were summoned to Downing Street to attend briefings on the Chequers deal with Gavin Barwell, the prime minister’s chief of staff. “That is not Brexit,” said one after the … read more

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Full Text of the resignation speech of Boris Johnson

19 Jul 2018

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Thank you Mr Speaker for granting me the opportunity to pay tribute to the men and women of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, who have done an outstanding job over the last two years, and I am very proud that we have rallied th

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Grassroots respond to White Paper on Brexit

16 Jul 2018

Since the publication of the White Paper, Grassroots website has received a number of extensive communications. They all reject the White Paper.

A.     Get on with Brexit

I am fully supportive of Theresa  May, but just wish she would get on… read more

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Grassroots respond to Chequers plan

12 Jul 2018

After last Friday’s cabinet meeting and the resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson, Grassroots Conservatives contacted our followers for their views. The replies to date are virtually unanimous in condemning the proposals as not in a… read more

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