Be it May or Rudd, someone must carry the can for Windrush scandal

'Eleven years ago, Labour Home Secretary John Reid admitted that the Home Office's immigration systems were "not fit for purpose". The problems were extensive. "It's inadequate in terms of its scope, it's inadequate in...
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What’s to be done about the West’s plummeting birth rate?

It is now largely common knowledge – and not before time – that birth rates in Western and other developed nations are well below the rate of replacement, leading to ageing and declining populations,...

Will Barbara Bush’s legacy of literacy go to waste?

We hear too little these days about ‘good’ Americans. Barbara Bush was such a person and we are all poorer for her passing away at the age of 92. As husband of one president...

The Seven Christian Virtues – 5: Patience

The fifth in our series on the Christian virtues, the antidote to the seven deadly sins. In a frenetic world where everything is on demand, patience is a rarity. As with all the virtues, I...

Reader’s comment: Abolish state support

In response to Robert Pegg: Smug, sneering, Remoaning, Leftie – our insufferable arts industry, KilowattTyler wrote: The arts could be improved by abolishing all state support. There are two problems with state-funding for the arts: 1/...

Reader’s comment: A new wall, please

In response to Gary Oliver: Unbloodied and unbowed – McVey in the Scottish lions’ den, CRSM wrote: The quicker Scotland breaks away from the UK the better. Can those of us in England get them to...

A tribute to Dale Winton, who got Trump right

Dale Winton died yesterday at the far too young age of 62. Most people will know Dale as the archetypal TV host and game show presenter. Few will know that this closet political observer...

Unbloodied and unbowed – McVey in the Scottish lions’ den

Now that Esther McVey is back in government as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Left has reinstalled her as Tory bogeywoman, which rather suggests she must be doing something right. When...

Smug, sneering, Remoaning, Leftie – our insufferable arts industry

In the early days of New Labour, the Arts Council spent a lot of time and public money finding out why the arts weren’t accessible to, amongst others, the working classes. Andrew Lloyd Webber...

Mayor Khan, not the sharpest knife in the drawer

This is how the news of the increase in knife crime and homicides in general has been treated elsewhere – and by elsewhere I mean by Ben Shapiro. https://youtu.be/8bTLqrwBgRc Shapiro points out the ridiculousness of the...