Letters

Israeli flags at protest.

Misuse of ‘anti-Semitism’ charge silences debate.

The pro-Israeli lobby has intensified its efforts to class any critique of Israel as 'anti-Semitic'. This insults the historic record of true anti-Semitism and is designed to deflect criticism of Israel's constant breach of international law.

/ 10th April 2017
Rescued migrants at sea.

Put the criminal people-smugglers out of business.

By removing the requirement that asylum seekers must first arrive in the UK before seeking asylum and negotiating fixed asylum quotas in collaboration with other EU nations, we would be able to put criminal people-smugglers out of business.

/ 4th October 2016
Clare Short standing outside the Houses of Parliament.

Clare Short’s letter of resignation from the Parliamentary Labour Party.

Clare Short resigned from the Parliamentary Labour Party in 2006 and served the remainder of her parliamentary career as an independent Labour member in order that she could advocate for a hung parliament as a means to securing electoral reform.

/ 21st October 2006
Blair and Bush speaking in the oval office.

Correspondence with Malcolm Rifkin on the ‘special relationship’.

Clare Short discusses the UK's relationship with America with former foreign secretary, Malcolm Rifkin.

/ 15th November 2003
President George Bush 2 sat at cabinet meeting.

Letter to President George Bush.

Clare Short's letter to then President George Bush arguing that the war on terror is not working.

/ 12th November 2003
Clare Short walking in Handsworth Park, Birmingham amongst autumnal trees.

Clare Short’s letter of resignation from the Cabinet.

Clare Short resigned as Secretary of State for International Development in 2004 to protest the UK's involvement in the Iraq War and Blair's failure to commit to a post-war reconstruction framework.

/ 12th May 2003