Dominic Grieve

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Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve KC PC (born 24 May 1956) is a British former Conservative politician, barrister, King's Counsel and a Member of the Privy Council. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Beaconsfield from 1997 to 2019, and served as Attorney General for England and Wales and Advocate General for Northern Ireland from May 2010 to July 2014, attending Cabinet. He was expelled from the Conservative Party in September 2019 (along with 20 other MPs) for voting against the government of Boris Johnson, and stood as an independent in the December 2019 general election, but was defeated by the Conservative candidate.

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  • Johnson likes, of course, to see himself in the mould of Sir Winston Churchill, but he should go off and read what that great man was doing between 1945 and '50. In that period, he realised the best hopes he had for the United Kingdom could only be achieved in cooperation with our European partners.
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