Friday, January 15, 2021

Laura Perrins: The trouble is that drunks don’t listen to reason. Boys and girls beware

Huge news just in: being drunk makes you vulnerable to being sexually harassed. The Daily Telegraph tells us that a study from the alcohol education...

Chris McGovern: Blair’s dream turns to dust. Too many graduates flunk literacy and numeracy tests

Has Tony Blair’s dream finally come true? Has all that money he spent on education finally been proved worthwhile? As a percentage of GDP...

Laura Perrins: Nicky Morgan’s latest wheeze. Get granny to read Postman Pat to the infant

Another day, another story revealing what is lost by the feminist/progressive geniuses pushing mothers of young children into full-time work. It seems many parents...

David Keighley: New BBC boss falls at the first hurdle. Bias? What bias?

The Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee have declared that Rona Fairhead is a suitable candidate to become next Chairman of the BBC Trust. No wonder our...

Kathy Gyngell: Richard Branson take note. Teenagers and cannabis are a recipe for disaster

For years the great and the good of the drug legalising world – including members and former members of the Government’s own Advisory Council...

Jill Kirby: Why did Cameron concede so much to Salmond? He could cost us the Union

In his last desperate bid to save Great Britain from splitting up, David Cameron declares that his country means more to him than his...

Tamara Chabe: Matthew Parris epitomises the emptiness of modern Conservatism

Matthew Parris’s recent article about Clacton-On-Sea has caused me to question what the Conservative Party actually stands for. I was very taken aback by the...

Nick Wood: England and Scotland separated years ago. The Union is an empty shell

Here’s a figure worth considering when one studies the constitutional shambles engulfing Scotland and by extension the rest of the UK. In the four...

Richard Hyslop: Don’t let Salmond throw away 300 years of shared endeavour. A heartfelt plea to stay together

This summer, as I sat in Ibrox with my family watching the Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens, my three-year-old son screamed “come on Scotland” with...

Laura Perrins: Nick Clegg’s special talent. Spending other people’s money – lots of it

Who will stop the Liberal Democrats from spending all the money? Every announcement involves a promise to provide the nation with something for ‘free’...