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@DanielJHannan

24.07.2020

Let British jihadis come back here - and then try them for treason

We should allow UK nationals to return, but that should be the last journey they make...

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18.07.2020

Britain can avoid depending on China by leading the world in hydrogen technology

Hydrogen is the philosopher's stone of energy - the way to transmute water into fuel...

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15.07.2020

Too many people are going to university

The jobs vacancies are for qualified electrical engineers, not philosophy graduates...

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11.07.2020

Workers’ rights mean little when there are fewer and fewer workers

Governments can't create jobs. Their task is to remove obstacles so that firms can expand and hire people...

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08.07.2020

Hong Kongers are the Huguenots of our age, and China’s loss will be Britain’s gain

Let the people of that entrepôt build a new city here, a Hong Kong 2.0 to enrich the UK...

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05.07.2020

Our woke quangos are failing the nation

Nannying and politically correct in normal times, our administrative state us useless in a crisis...

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30.06.2020

A nation without history is like a person without memory

Statue-smashing isn't about slavery or race. it's about who wields power today...

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27.06.2020

Shall I tell you the worst thing? The lockdown will come to be remembered with nostalgia.

People will miss - or think they miss - the sense of community that comes from a shared misfortune...

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24.06.2020

Global Britain needs to think like a maritime, not a continental, country

We are defined by our island statue, but in precisely the opposite way usually meant by Europhiles...

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22.06.2020

Slavery and plunder cannot make a nation rich - only free exchange can do that

Slavery persists to today in the poorest places on Earth, and that is no coincidence....

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17.06.2020

What a panicky people we have become

We have lost all notion of calculated risks, opportunity costs, least bad options. We absurdly demand total security....

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14.06.2020

Taking down Cecil Rhodes’s statue would be cowardly and anti-intellectual

The diamond magnate campaigned against the disenfranchisement of Africans and specified that his scholarships be colour-blind...

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08.06.2020

If China won’t tolerate a free Hong Kong, let’s build one in Britain

Let's create a charter city to replicate the miracle that took place at the mouth of the Pearl River...

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01.06.2020

Eurocrats would rather hurt all sides than let Brexit succeed

Brussels is trapped in the negotiating position it evolved when it was still trying to overturn Britain's referendum...

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24.05.2020

A plan to end the worst recession we have ever known.

Cut stamp dust, capital gains tax, employers' and employees' NI and drop our trade barriers....

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17.05.2020

Private schools should reopen right away

Children are highly unlikely either to have or to transmit the symptoms, so there is no need to wait until June....

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12.05.2020

The virus has put the European project into intensive care

The EU might survive, but only in the sense that the late Holy Roman Empire did - as a title, a shell, a memory....

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04.05.2020

Irrational fears, rather than cold science, are prolonging the closures

Diseases bring out our Stone Age heuristics: avoid strangers, hoard food, keep your children close...

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27.04.2020

Sweden’s success is starting to infuriate the lockdown enthusiasts

They won't be able to claim afterwards that things would have been even worse without their closures....

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20.04.2020

Extending the Brexit transition would be the worst of all possible responses

Some Remainers have become like Jacobites, clinging to their cause long after it has ceased to be a practical possibility....

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13.04.2020

We should begin a phased loosening of the lockdown - starting with shops and schools

The purpose of the closures was simply to buy time, not to stop all infections....

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06.04.2020

The uselessness of our quangos is becoming lethal

Surely everyone can now see why we need to get on top of the administrative state....

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29.03.2020

This isn’t about money versus lives, it’s about lives versus lives

Every day that these restrictions remain in place is lethal, and a balance needs to be found...

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22.03.2020

Panic? Troops on standby? Empty shelves? London has never seemed so far away.

In these parts, the chief emotion is not fear of infection, but concern about the economic impact of the crackdown...

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16.03.2020

Retreating from globalisation is the worst possible response to the coronavirus

Banning flights, closing borders, demanding self-sufficiency - all are aimed at our irrational inner caveman...

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09.03.2020

We are wired to dislike free markets

What newspapers call "price gouging" is in fact a logical response to panic buying....

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08.03.2020

England’s northern towns stand to gain the most from free trade - now as always

From the Anti-Corn Law League to the present, free trade was primarily about lower prices for working people...

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22.02.2020

If these are the EU’s terms, we should save everyone time and walk away now

No self-respecting nation can accept terms offered in a calculatedly vindictive spirit...

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16.02.2020

Where is the outrage when a party with a private army wins the Irish election?

Brussels sanctioned Austria over the Freedom Party. Washington sanctioned Palestine over Hamas. Why is Ireland different?...

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02.02.2020

Everything has felt a bit better since 31 January

Even Remainers - at least, off Twitter - have been affected by the optimism...

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19.01.2020

I’ve learned the hard way that bad police reform just breeds more pen pushers

OK, I admit it. Police and Crime Commissioners are, at least in part, my fault....

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18.01.2020

Roger Scruton was the greatest conservative thinker of our age

ver the past 18 months, all the men who had the greatest influence on me at the beginning of my adulthood have died....

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12.01.2020

The Conservatives are not losing control of public spending, they’re simply taking advantage of chea

Look, I’m going to come right out and ask the question. Have the Conservatives given up on fiscal rectitude?...

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11.01.2020

The hardline Remainers can’t stand the idea of Brexit working

You know how all the people who wanted a “People’s Vote” turned out to be Remainers? ...

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05.01.2020

Why does Labour have such a problem with patriotism?

Patriotism is a prerequisite for electoral success. ...

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29.12.2019

A letter to the Eurocrats: Britain’s quarrel is with you, not with Europe

I appreciated what you called your “love letter to Britain”, published in Thursday’s Guardian....

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28.12.2019

One Nation Toryism rests on patriotism, a concept the Left struggles to understand

Britain’s elites have not reacted well to Boris Johnson’s victory....

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22.12.2019

Why do Tories like dogs and Labour voters like cats?

Imagine you had a fixed sum of money to spend on a new house....

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15.12.2019

The election was a triumph for the SNP, but let’s not label it an independence upsurge yet

At any other time, it would have been the story of the election....

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07.12.2019

Labour has built up a world of alternative facts – but we can see Britain is no Dickensian slum

Deep down, we can’t really imagine it happening in Britain....

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01.12.2019

I simply won’t appear on Channel 4 News, because it is biased, unfair and juvenile

I remember the moment when I decided to stop appearing on Channel 4 News....

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30.11.2019

Brexit gives us the chance to trade with new and old friends, starting with Japan

Let’s remind ourselves why we are leaving the EU. ...

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25.11.2019

Why the Holocaust is more than just another genocide

The easy reaction is outrage. How dare Roger Hallam, the founder of Extinction Rebellion, seek to downplay the Holocaust? ...

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24.11.2019

Without the unbelievable modesty of one man, Brexit would have been impossible

The ancient church was full of Conservative MPs pausing their election campaigns to attend a memorial service for Lord Spicer. ...

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23.11.2019

The young embrace socialism because they are ignorant of its destructive power

You think broadband is expensive now? Just wait till it’s free....

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17.11.2019

To blame is human, but the authorities can only do so much to stem the tide

The flood damage, and the agony of affected families, could easily have been far greater ...

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16.11.2019

​The reason we don’t have a four-day week is that most of us don’t really want one

We could all be working a four-day week now – but we want holidays and Netflix...

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10.11.2019

Nigel Farage would rather scupper Brexit than let somebody else deliver it

Donna Jones organised the Leave campaign in Portsmouth in 2016....

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09.11.2019

30 years after the Berlin Wall’s fall, the dangerous ‘cuddly socialism’ myth has returned

Thirty years ago, most observers were convinced that socialism was finished. ...

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02.11.2019

Boris Johnson has risen to his role as PM - and the Remainers don’t know how to react

When Boris Johnson published his biography of Winston Churchill five years ago, his detractors were scathing....

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27.10.2019

I thought Britain had biased, Left-wing media – until I spent time in Canada

Justin Trudeau, a man who can’t remember how many times he darkened his skin for comic effect...

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26.10.2019

Labour has now run out of excuses. It can’t delay a general election any longer

You can’t live a lie forever – not even if you’re a politician....

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20.10.2019

When even Nicky Morgan thinks we should end the licence fee, its time is up

No one could call Nicky Morgan an ideologue. I have known the Culture Secretary since we were students....

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19.10.2019

On the cusp of victory, will Nigel Farage decide to put Brexit – or party – first?

Are politicians principled or venal? The honest answer, in most cases, is “a bit of both”...

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13.10.2019

It would be a lethal mistake if the West shuts its eyes to the Isil ‘bloodlands’

When I first visited Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial centre in Jerusalem...

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12.10.2019

The Brexit row is turning us all into devils – and our MPs are mainly to blame

“Don’t you have any regrets about Brexit, Hannan?”...

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06.10.2019

Social engineering in universities can only harm one of our great national assets

Britain’s strengths are in twenty-first century industries: international legal services, biotech, artificial intelligence......

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05.10.2019

Leave voters can see what’s going on. They won’t blame Boris if Brexit is delayed

Here’s how it will go. The EU, after some sneering and posturing, will reject Boris Johnson’s deal....

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29.09.2019

From paying reparations to backing our enemies, Labour’s anti-British credo is shameful

The single most shocking proposal to come out of the Labour conference was largely overlooked....

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22.09.2019

The Germans think Shakespeare was a German – and they are right

If but as well I other accents borrow that can my speech defuse…” says Kent in King Lear. ...

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21.09.2019

If the Establishment’s coup against Brexit succeeds, our institutions will never recover

I had my Europhile three-year-old with me in Strasbourg last week. In his mind, the European Parliament means endless goodies...

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14.09.2019

Our democracy is being overthrown by the EU’s Hideous Strength

It’s not about Brexit any more, at least not primarily....

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08.09.2019

Sacked for using plastic? Welcome to the latest madness from the ‘woke corporation’

Historically, the private sector has been conservative with a small “c”...

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08.09.2019

The Left’s hatred of Singapore is based on anti-capitalist dogma, not evidence

In 1965, Singapore went through its own “no-deal Brexit”: an ill-tempered split with the Malaysian federation....

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07.09.2019

Nigel Farage can’t deliver Brexit, but he could yet block it

Having spent two years demanding a general election on an almost daily basis, Jeremy Corbyn has voted to block one....

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04.09.2019

How to keep our pledges to the EU nationals who live here

Amid all the angst and acrimony, let’s cling to one area of agreement. ...

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18.08.2019

Woke professors are failing in their duty to teach students the value of open-mindedness

People keep asking me what I plan to do after Brexit....

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17.08.2019

Hong Kong is an island of freedom. Britain cannot just ignore what is happening there

This isn’t about the extradition bill any more....

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16.08.2019

Theresa May gave the EU all it could have hoped for – now it risks losing everything

These intransigent Eurocrats would rather a juddering rupture than see Britain succeed on its own...

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11.08.2019

Three cheers for Theresa Villiers – th

Who do you reckon is the most Eurosceptic member of the new Cabinet?...

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04.08.2019

Trump has turned American politics inside out – as we’ll see in the next election

At this stage in the last electoral cycle, Donald Trump was being dismissed as a joke...

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03.08.2019

Harry and Meghan are talking nonsense: we’ll soon be fretting about the falling population

The timing was unfortunate. The day after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex let it be known that, for environmental reasons......

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28.07.2019

Decades of being soft on Iran has only emboldened the ayatollahs

Seizing another state’s vessel on the high seas is an aggressive act – arguably an act of war....

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07.07.2019

All the Nike flag row shows is that America has lost interest in the ideal of freedom

It’s the speed of the thing that is so unsettling. One moment, a word or image is completely safe – banal, even. ...

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22.06.2019

No, Brexit isn’t killing Britain. It’s the refusal to deliver Brexit that’s turned politics inside o

"Look what Brexit is doing to you,” a German MEP told me this week. ...

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02.06.2019

No, poverty isn’t rising – but I can’t persuade anyone to believe it

No, poverty isn't rising – but I can't persuade anyone to believe it...

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01.06.2019

The Boris prosecution marks the moment at which British politics went Latin American

For the first time in my life, I fear for the stability and legitimacy of our parliamentary system....

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28.05.2019

The next Tory leader faces a Brexit Catch 22 that could destroy the party

At around one o’clock on Monday morning, the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg put it to me that my party had suffered its worst..........

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19.05.2019

Whatever lessons you take from D-Day, it was a triumph of will and endurance

What does the “D” in D-Day stand for? ...

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12.05.2019

Do you now have to be Left-wing to study at the University of Cambridge?

Is Cambridge even pretending to be objective these days? ...

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11.05.2019

Theresa May must go now if the Conservative Party is to survive

What is Jeremy Corbyn’s single most idiotic statement? ...

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06.05.2019

Snobbery is holding our children back in the race for the next great invention

Whatever we’re paying welders, I thought, as I repeatedly failed to carry out the simplest bit of soldering, it’s not enough...

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06.05.2019

The Tories have only days left to boot out Theresa May - and save the party from obliteration

The problem is Theresa May. Not her policies. Not her Withdrawal Agreement....

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28.04.2019

Mrs May’s Huawei debacle is the latest result of her chronic inability to communicate

There was something horribly on-brand about the way Theresa May let her decision on Huawei dribble out....

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27.04.2019

What the dickens is Emma Thompson talking about?

What does the word “Dickensian” bring to your mind?...

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21.04.2019

Whether we believe or not, modern society is defined by the story of Easter

Hanging on the wall in front of me as I write is an ornate Inca knife known as a tumi....

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13.04.2019

Why I’m standing in the Euro elections that no one wanted – and urge you to vote Tory

The Conservatives are the only party that can deliver Brexit, but if things go badly for them, they may not get the chance...

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06.04.2019

You cannot cancel Brexit forever, however hard Remainer MPs might try

It’s the dishonesty that makes me so bloody angry....

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10.03.2019

The reason Brussels won’t compromise? It’s hoping Remainer MPs will keep us in

Stand back for a moment and ask why the EU won’t give Theresa May the tweak she is asking for. ...

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09.03.2019

Politicians don’t lie as much as you’d think, they’re actually far more slippery than that

When I tell people that I am playing Diplomacy with a group of MPs...

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