Friday, November 15, 2019

Laurence Hodge

Laurence Hodge
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Laurence Hodge is a regular contributor to The Conservative Woman

In the leadership race it’s Boris at a canter

Conservative Home yesterday released the latest results of the regular survey it runs on who should be the next leader of the Conservative Party....

Chequers is toast, and so is Theresa

The thing that fascinates about the Chequers ‘deal’ is how the word ‘deal’ ever got pressed into service in the context rather than, say,...

Corbyn can never shake off the anti-Semite label, because it’s true

The Labour Party has an image problem with a hatred of Jews that a hundred little Chakrabartis with a hundred large brushes and a...

Beware of Greek EU stooges bearing good news

Phew! That’s a relief! ‘Greece emerges from Eurozone bailout programme’, the BBC website announces. But it emerges, if that’s the right word, weakened, crippled...

May’s charmless offensive

How was last weekend for you? You would have been jolly unlucky to have had a worse one than the President of the French...

Grit your (rotting) teeth – Project Fear is about to get still scarier

As the southern heatwave leads into the dog days of summer and politicians lapse into a welcome stillness, it is a comfort to know...

The party’s over, Mrs May. Your recipe books beckon

With the mercury continuing to rise and the Conservatives’ poll ratings starting a stampede in the opposite direction, the horror and fascination of watching...

Laurence Hodge: BBC ignores religious background in its analysis of terror stats

Because TCW is a Public Service Blog, it has a clear duty to look at other public service media.  That envy of the world,...

Laurence Hodge: Migrant crisis strengthens the case for quitting the EU

Without having recourse to tarot cards, reading tea leaves or analysing chicken entrails, a few things are coming together that make Brexit look like...

Laurence Hodge: Make your mind up Mrs Merkel

The title may sound like a comic song from the age of the Music Hall but distinctly unfriendly noises are reaching David Cameron’s ears...

Laurence Hodge: Nature decrees that women tend to regret the one night stand

The Sun recently ran a piece about a philandering footballer and accompanied it with an attractive photo of the twenty-year-old Belgian model who had...

Laurence Hodge: Dave tinkers while Calais burns. Will he face his responsibilities?

I drove down to Folkestone to take Eurotunnel over to France for my god-daughter’s wedding but I didn’t make the crossing and missed the...

Laurence Hodge: Cameron should turn to the private sector to end welfare dependency abroad

It is axiomatic that private sector productivity drives the economy and that public sector spending relies on the private sector to generate wealth for...

Laurence Hodge: Cameron the Tergiversator. Freed from coalition he still forswears Conservatism

Tucked away in the pages of the Oxford English Dictionary are words almost without number that exist in peaceful obscurity until beckoned forth once...

Laurence Hodge: The ascendancy of the Right could be shipwrecked by Europe

With the Left withering, whither the Right? It’s becoming clear that the result of the general election before last was a waypoint in the nation’s...

Laurence Hodge: The rage on the Left at Cameron’s victory is to be savoured

What a lovely few days we’ve been having.  After an endless and dull campaign with much frenzied histrionic but little substance, whose beginning was...

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