Jill Kirby: Until Harman gets off her feminist high horse Labour’s stance on family...

Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt says he doesn't want to see the Tories outflank Labour on family policy, so he's calling on his colleagues to change their tune and admit the importance of two-parent families....

Laura Perrins: Orders from the State. Prepare your children for pornography, drugs, binge-drinking and...

Are you preparing your children for “life in modern Britain” and all its jewels? If not, why not? as the Ofsted inspector will want to know. Preparing children for life in modern Britain is now...
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Reader’s comment of the day: Teachers should stick to teaching and forget brainwashing

In response to Chris McGovern, “Morgan’s uber-PC agenda spells trouble. Will we have to ‘tolerate’ Boko Haram", the baracus wrote:   It is high time that  teaching "professionals" realised that what I, as a parent, am...

Laura Perrins: Three cheers for a family friendly tax system. Pity it is in...

If you want to see what a conservative government looks like go to Canada. There the Canadian government headed by an actual conservative, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, has introduced a family friendly taxation system...

Philippa Taylor: Abortion is big business. Six-figure salaries abound and nearly 200,000 terminations a...

In 1991, half of all abortions were paid for privately, i.e. they weren’t free. Now, only two per cent of abortions are paid for privately.  Even if an abortion is carried out in a...

Laura Keynes: Fatherless families costs us all a lot more than Birmingham’s £100,000 tribute...

A new £100,000 statue has gone up outside the Library of Birmingham. Entitled ‘A Real Birmingham Family’, it’s by Turner-prize winning artist Gillian Wearing and depicts two sisters (one heavily pregnant) with two little boys,...

Reader’s Comment of the day: Sex wars intensify as marriage declines further and ruinous...

In response to, “Kathy Gyngell: We ignore the collapse of marriage at our peril", Gratis Ptaka wrote:   Here's your future: Women are quite happy to depend on the government if the father doesn't meet her expectations. Men are quite...

David Keighley: The BBC licence fee would make Dick Turpin blush. Mass highway robbery...

The BBC’s close friends in the liberal establishment become curiously reactionary and small ‘c’ conservative on matters relating to the Corporation’s finances. As the Government considers alternative, fairer  financing – such as subscription - to...

Laura Perrins: Dave’s so-called ‘family test’ is a sham. Mothers have been written out...

The family test, whereby all domestic policy must be assessed for its impact on families, is – for want of a more technical phrase – a load of baloney. It is garbage; in fact it...

Chris McGovern: Morgan’s uber-PC agenda spells trouble. Will we have to ‘tolerate’ Boko Haram?

Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, is in the process of ordering faith schools to promote values of tolerance and respect for differing religions and for lesbian, gay and, transgender relationships.  Failure to do so...