Thursday, November 21, 2019

Kathy Gyngell

Kathy Gyngell
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Kathy is Editor of The Conservative Woman

Kathy Gyngell: From Cordelia to the Portias, Shakespeare’s heroines put our whining women MPs to shame

Shakespeare's female characters do not seem wanting in personality and character. So said Virginia Woolf. Quite right she was too. From Rosalind (As You Like...

Kathy Gyngell: Welby’s gay marriage muddle risks splitting his Church asunder

“Sooner or later Justin Welby will have to tell us exactly where he stands on gay marriage, and then face the consequences”. This is Damian...

Kathy Gyngell: Putting family before politics has rescued Hungary from economic collapse

Viktor Orban, the Prime Minister of Hungary is not a very popular man – outside his own country that it is. He has just been...

Kathy Gyngell: Britain is the best place on Earth to be a woman

A couple of decades ago my late husband Bruce, then chief executive of a TV company, and I, were dining with a group of...

Kathy Gyngell: Maggie wasn’t the first to wield the handbag of power. It started in Iraq in the 13th Century

Mrs Thatcher's handbag came to be associated both with her personal style and her political power.   The permanent presence of a rigid black bag reflected...

Kathy Gyngell: Poor Peaches Geldof. A salutary testament to the empty cult of celebrity

We are all culpable. Today’s sick celebrity culture trades off narcissism, practices double standards, deifies consumption and demands instant gratification. It wreaks havoc with...

Kathy Gyngell: Girl guides join the feminist camp. And Woman’s Hour honours their uber-modern Brown Owl

Well we can breathe again.  The decision’s been taken after weeks of anticipation and build up.  What suspense! Woman’s Hour wonder wimmin’s panel finally revealed this...

Kathy Gyngell: Beware Ofsted’s Mr Gradgrind stalking the nursery corridor

'Now what I want is facts', said Dicken's famous headmaster, in whose model school young pupils were treated 'as pitchers to be filled to the...

Gay marriage is a parody that will destroy the real thing

Nobody can have missed that the first gay weddings in the UK  were celebrated this weekend.  Nor can they have missed how those discomforted...

Kathy Gyngell: Welcome to the VBC – the Victim Broadcasting Corporation

When Lord Hall took over as Director-General of the BBC there was some optimism that he would bring the broadcasting behemoth back to its...

Kathy Gyngell: The State gets hysterical about paedophiles – then lets under-age girls stockpile morning-after pills

The values of personal responsibility, family stability and parental authority are essential parts of the glue that should hold our society together. But tragically...

Kathy Gyngell: Osborne gambles with our children’s welfare

One consequence of George Osborne's  Budget will be a huge boost to the childcare industry. It also intensifies the biggest and potentially most dangerous...

Kathy Gyngell: George Osborne nails his colours to the socialists’ childcare mast

George Osborne should stop calling himself a Conservative.  The choice he is  giving families over childcare is reminiscent of the medieval ducking chair.  Whatever the outcome you...

Kathy Gyngell: ‘Witch’ Maggie and ‘Saint’ Tony. It’s good to know where the BBC stands

Well I hope you didn’t miss the BBC’s sanctification of Tony Benn on Friday. No worries if you did, the ritual was still carrying...

Kathy Gyngell: The first commandment of family policy is ‘thou shalt not offend’

A prior concern not to offend, to be deemed judgmental, let alone to actually judge, has clouded three decades of family policy. For years...

Kathy Gyngell: One earner married families under siege

How has a government that committed to making Britain the most family friendly country in Europe ended up with tax system that's driving the...

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