Read about William Hague, who was Leader of the Conservative Party 1997-2001, standing down after the party’s crushing 2001 defeat. He subsequently returned to frontline politics as Foreign Secretary in the 2010-15 Conservative/Lib Dem coalition government.


Tories accused of trying to bury EU review that contradicts Eurosceptic claims

Ministers have been accused by a cross-party group of peers of trying to “bury” the results of the biggest ever Whitehall examination of European Union powers. … Read the full post »


Praise for William Hague’s green credentials

Writing of his experience as one of Chris Huhne’s Special Advisers, Duncan Brack has this to say about green ministers: There are certainly good green ministers in other departments [than DECC/DEFRA], such as Norman Baker in the Department for Transport, Andrew Stunell in CLG, and William Hague in FCO. As for David Cameron he says, … Read the full post »