Thursday, October 29, 2020

David Keighley: BBC climate change alarmism off the global leash. As it targets Asia’s poor, will MPs clip its wings?

BBC Media Action has spent has spent an astonishing £500,000 on a cod survey in Asia that is designed to spread alarm about climate change...

Harry Benson: Marriage makes a comeback. Thank William and Kate

Marriages were up by five per cent in 2012, according to the Office for National Statistics. That's an unusually large rise, amounting to an...

Nick Wood: Despite the “Drunker” debacle, the iron has yet to enter Dave’s soul

So has the iron entered David Cameron’s soul? Deceived and humiliated by the Continent's leaders, defied by the “damp rag” President of the European...

Laura Perrins: Communists would applaud the Woman’s Hour-Labour axis against the family

Why does the leftist think-tank, the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR), hate mothers? Sure, they will not see themselves as a bunch of mother-hating...

Chris McGovern: Favouritism for badly educated state pupils is no answer to the private sector’s Oxbridge dominance

Only 50 pupils on free school meals made it into Oxford or Cambridge according to the most up-to-date statistics covering admissions for 2011. This comes...

Laura Perrins: An alarming truth for liberal Conservatives. Single mums vote Democrat (or Labour)

Last week I told a few home truths to the ‘modern’ socially liberal Conservatives. I argued that their social liberalism was contributing to the...

Paul Harlow: The HS2 juggernaut flattens democracy as well as houses

The Coalition is changing the way the country’s democratic principles are interpreted and in a manner that owes much to Orwell’s 1984  (The Ministry...

Holly’s Letter from America: Marriage is the key to ending child poverty

Child poverty is a major concern in the United States. But our policy-makers fail to discuss what has been shown to be one of...

Matthew Walsh: Conservatives should have nothing to do with women-only shortlists

Nicky Morgan, currently serving as Minister for Women (answers on a postcard for who is the incumbent Minister for Men), has, true to form,...

Melanie Gill: Penelope Leach teaches a harsh truth. Family break-up hits the children hardest

Over the last two weeks, I have watched and listened to the furore surrounding Penelope Leach’s new book Family Breakdown. Leach's concern for children who "are...