Holly’s Letter from America: How sad Cameron’s floundering Conservatives have so little in common...

This week marked a sea change in American politics.  Much of the liberal media on either side of the pond did a good job of downplaying the Republican victory in Tuesday’s midterm elections, but...
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Reader’s Comment of the Day: The slavish following of failed leaders is weakness

In response to, “Nick Wood: Dave is praying that Ed makes it through the night”, SimonToo wrote: Not that Labour has any history of knifing its leaders. That dubious reputation rests with the Conservatives." The removal...
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Laura Perrins:  The gender pay gap is a myth. Men and women make different...

This week the Fawcett Society published an equal pay report. ‘Women currently earn, on average, £2.53 less per hour than men do’ we are told, because of the “gender pay gap.” Notice how the...
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Reader’s Comment of the Day: Blair had Brown figured out all along

In response to, “Nick Wood: Dave is praying that Ed makes it through the night”, Rolandfleming wrote: Just one historical note: Blair was not muscled out by Brown. Blair, obsessed with his legacy and well...
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Kathy Gyngell: Abortion lobby resorts to world class spin. Talk of prosecuting alcoholic mums-to-be...

No one reading the newspapers over the last few days could have missed the disturbing headline that “Mums to be who drink could be branded criminals” or the many similar ones. Were it true it...

Neil McKeganey: Expert drug advisers turn a blind eye to the dire failings of...

The UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs has given the UK’s national methadone programme a bullish seal of approval – it’s not less methadone we need - prescribed to addicts for less...
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Tamara Chabe: Americans have seen through the emptiness of Obama’s “hope” and “change” rhetoric

The Democrats suffered heavy losses in the midterm elections. Many Americans across the country decided that Obama’s talk of hope and change, which had initially captivated them, was no longer the change that they could...
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Reader’s comment of the day: Parris cannot accept that Dave’s cosmetic modernisation is a...

In response to, “Laura Perrins: Matthew Parris comes to dinner. Clacton pud is off the menu”, Mickc wrote: Yes, Parris, the man who can't accept "modernisation" (closing down the debate by accusing others of being...
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Chris McGovern: Public schools pay dividends. But to get ahead become a brickie

You never really recover from a below-par school, let alone a bad one. That, at least, seems to be one of the unstated conclusions of a recent study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies....

Laura Perrins: Social conservatism reborn as Republican women rout the pro-abortion liberals

Oh to live in the United States where The Conservative Woman actually exists. Women did very well in the elections and they were not running for the Democrats. You will not read about these...