Gavin Williamson’s challenge: to develop a vision for keeping the peace

To my surprise and delight, defence actually made it on to BBC Question Time this week – perhaps unsurprisingly, since it was held in the Fleet Air Arm museum at Yeovilton. All very retro:...

Let’s stop the lying about gay parents

Richard Littlejohn has committed a terrible crime and all hell has let loose. ‘Please don’t pretend that two dads is the new normal, it isn’t,’ he boldly wrote on Friday. Diver Tom Daley and his...

Ann Farmer’s thought for today: Born-again Communism is more dangerous than ever

Following allegations by former Czech agent Ján Sarkocy that during the 1980s he met Jeremy Corbyn several times, the Telegraph declares that the ‘horrors of communism must not be forgotten’ (Comment, February 17). At the...

Corbyn’s too dim to be a masterspy – but that doesn’t let him off...

Is anyone really surprised that Jeremy Corbyn once associated (even if only briefly) with a Soviet-bloc spy? It seems a minor indiscretion when you look at his views on the Iranian government or Irish...

Reader’s comment: The contemptuous NGOs

In response to ‘Rebel Priest’ Rev Jules Gomes: Lack of individual morality – the deadly rot at the core of the charity sector, Robin Horbury wrote: Brilliant analysis, as always. When I worked in Africa,...

Reader’s comment: More wasted years

In response to T A Pascoe: Government must tackle the greatest social problem of our age – marriage breakdown, TheStoneMan wrote: ‘Conservative-led governments since 2013 have failed to prioritise marriage in either social or economic...

Government must tackle the greatest social problem of our age – marriage breakdown

A fortnight ago the Government confirmed that it would look at how to support the institution of marriage in policymaking. Kit Malthouse, Minister for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance, pledged to examine the possibility...

Abortion: Back to the back streets

I’ve recently blogged (here too) on changes in Scotland that allow women to take the abortion drug misoprostol in their own homes. As I’ve researched these blogs, I’ve realised that for abortion campaigners this...

Lack of individual morality – the deadly rot at the core of the charity...

Something is rotten in the state of the charity sector. The carcasses of sex, money and power are piling up in the meat freezers of Oxfam and other charities. Is the charity sector immoral? No....

The ConWom weekly chart toppers

How a shameless MP, a megalomaniac trillionaire and the BBC are killing Brexit Leftist, anti-British, anti-capitalist and corrupt – why is Oxfam getting millions from a Tory government? The deadly threat to Western civilisation – at...