Saturday Essay: Is Britain becoming Third World, or are we already there?

I couldn’t help noticing that several TCW writers have been driven recently to comparing the UK to a ‘banana republic’ and even ‘this decaying land’. You could argue that Britain has been in a...

Thought for today: Scrubbing out Mr Kipling’s exceedingly fine verse

Following the action of Manchester students who scrubbed Rudyard Kipling’s poem If from their university wall, Madeline Grant warns that these protesters against his ‘imperialism’ and ‘racism’ are ironically guilty of precisely the same...

The SNP’s mission – to destroy Scotland

Corporate branding is an exercise in image-making. Brands do not describe the company or organisation, rather they create an impression in the minds of potential customers and investors. What works with businesses also works...

Ignore the Remainer word games – Leave means Leave means Leave

Whoever controls the language of a process shapes the outcome of that process. This is something the Remain Establishment understands very well. We have a post-Enlightenment culture in which religion has been privatised and...

Readers’ Comment Special: Your verdict on the Boris debate

Yesterday’s debate on TCW between Kathy Gyngell and Michael St George on whether Boris Johnson had succeeded or failed in his resignation speech produced so many interesting comments that we are publishing extracts from...

Reader’s comment: Absent fathers, absent mothers

In response to Julie Lynn: Dry your tears, gay dad, and get on with caring for baby, Waggler wrote: Already we see the results of fatherlessness . . . now we await the consequences of...

Boris’s resignation speech – did he flunk it?

Yes, says Kathy Gyngell Johnson’s speech was restrained but nevertheless damning of Theresa May. That was the Telegraph’s verdict. Not damning enough was mine. As Johnson sat down I sighed. He’d flunked it again. He’d avoided...

Time to end the BBC licence fee? You vote!

Is the BBC past its sell-by date? We think so at The Conservative Woman. For more than four years now we have reported on its failure to deliver on its core mission – that...

Dry your tears, gay dad, and get on with caring for baby

What a forlorn and unpromising tale of fatherhood was shared recently by stay-at-home gay dad Matthew Jenkin. So distressed was he after his experience at a sensory class for babies to which he had...

How long before there’s no EU left to leave?

European countries, including Denmark, Greece, Italy, Austria, Sweden and Germany, have struggled with large numbers of migrants, immigrant crime, housing and welfare payments. Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovenia, Macedonia, Austria and France have erected barriers. Norway, Belgium and...