Laura Perrins

Laura Perrins

Laura is Co-Editor of The Conservative Woman

All posts by Laura Perrins

Laura Perrins: Fatherhood, à la Clegg. All about donning a pinny and pushing the Mums out to work

Yesterday a group of fathers took time out of their day to be lectured to by Nick Clegg about the state of their “cojones”. These were not even a bunch of crazies with nothing else to do, but fathers who work in the City. They are Cityfathers and part of the support group of, yes, […]

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Laura Perrins: A feminist confidence trick. Bluff like a man so you can hang curtains in the boardroom

Another day, another lecture on “leaning in.” This time the alpha pair that are women-shaming are Katty Kay and Claire Shipman. They are over here from the US to tell us women to stop “running around in circles with negative thoughts.” It is holding us back in the workplace, you see. We are simply not […]

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Laura Perrins: Telegraph hackettes lose the plot. They think I am glued to the washing machine

All hail Bryony Gordon, Queen of the working mothers. For Bryony has treated us to the delightful feeling of what it is like to drop your 12-month-old daughter off at a nursery and return to work in media land. It was a joyous occasion, she was finding it “hunky-dory” and “utterly fabulous” as it meant […]

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TCW: Out of the mouths of babes. Why we shun after-school clubs

Today it is revealed that most of the more than 1,300 teachers polled by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) felt families spent less time together now with more than half saying that families spent a lot less time together than they did 20 years ago. In response to the survey, one primary school […]

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Laura Perrins: Empty nests. Our children flee the home far too young

As we reported last week and was covered by the Sunday Times thousands of young children are missing from their homes because they are spending too long in school. In the same week it was confirmed that families with a full time carer are the only group in Britain shouldering a heavier tax burden than […]

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Laura Perrins: Send for the sex police. There is a patriarch on the loose

What to do with the Nigel Evans case if you are feminist? It is a tough one. They cannot use the not guilty verdict as evidence that rape trials are ‘institutionally sexist’ against wimmin, as all the complainants in the case were young gay men. So that will not work. Nor can they say it […]

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