Andrew Mitchell has written an article for The Sunday Telegraph about the future relationship with the European Union, following the EU leaders summit in Salzburg.
In his article, Mr Mitchell asserted that leaving the European Union as a rule taker would be a ‘recipe for misery,’ delivering for Britain ‘the worst of all worlds.
Andrew Mitchell MP has written an article in Conservative Home urging the Government to conduct an independent judge-led inquiry into the UK’s involvement in torture. This comes after reports from the parliamentary intelligence and security committee (ISC) revealed the full extent of British involvement in the mistreatment and rendition of detainees.
Today the Saudi led coalition launched a full scale attack on the port of Hodeidah in Yemen. The Saudis and Emiratis have been urged not to do so by representatives from every humanitarian organisation in the world. Staunch allies of Saudi Arabia such as Britain have warned of the devastating consequences for civilians who will inevitably face the full impact of this military onslaught.
Andrew Mitchell has pledged his support for ‘Clearly’, a global campaign to enable universal access to glasses. Last week ‘Clearly’ are calling on Commonwealth leaders to commit to vision for everyone at their Heads of Government meeting. The meeting of the diverse community of 53 nations will consider a range of key issues focusing on a better future of all people of the Commonwealth.
Andrew Mitchell, along with other senior Conservative MPs, has urged the Government to conduct an urgent review of the controversial joint enterprise laws.
The British Army is secretly training Saudi Arabian troops to fight in Yemen, where the country has been accused of committing crimes against humanity. Codenamed Operation Crossways, it was never supposed to be made public but was exposed after photographs were made publicly available on social media.