Kathy Gyngell: Daniel Hannan’s brilliant vision of Britain unshackled from the EU corpse

It is ironic that arguably the most brilliant politician in Britain today - a Conservative MEP who believes the United Kingdom would prosper better outside the EU - has no power, no position and,...
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Chris McGovern: Russell Brand and Dizzee Rascal are set texts for English A level....

A new generation of tougher and more rigorous public examinations is about to be launched. There will be no more easy options. High standards will be restored. That, at least, is what the Government would...

Laura Perrins: Theresa May beats Boris hands down. So why do women swoon over...

There are living, breathing women out there who believe Boris Johnson is a suitable person to lead this country as Prime Minister. There are women with responsible jobs and families to raise, who describe...

Philippa Taylor: IVF is no panacea. Women should be free to have their children...

Last week, the mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) voted to stop offering IVF treatment on the NHS. Now, in that CCG, only patients who can prove that their circumstances are exceptional (for example, if...

Laura Perrins: Want a real Conservative family policy? Extend the marriage allowance to the...

(This blog first appeared in the Crossbow magazine published by the Bow Group to coincide with the 2014 Conservative Conference)   The fact that the Tory family policy is interchangeable with that of Labour and Liberal...

May Saubier: Don’t fall for the myth of “quality” childcare. A contradiction in terms

Childcare is a hot-button, politically charged topic.  Unfortunately, it is often debated and discussed without any real mention of those it most affects - our children. Take for instance, Jana Javornik's piece in The Conversation in which she...

Dr Patricia Morgan: Cameron’s family test is a charade. His policies crucify the one-earner...

(This blog first appeared in the Crossbow magazine published by the Bow Group to coincide with the 2014 Conservative Conference) David Cameron recently declared that policies should be scrapped or revised if they fail to...

Chris McGovern: Old style teaching methods are needed alongside the new fact-based curriculum, says...

(Chris McGovern of the Campaign for Real Education asks Toby Young about his new book What Every Parent Needs to Know: How to Help Your Child Get the Most Out of Primary School)   Why have you...

Chris McGovern: Nicky Morgan soft soaps teachers as “heroes”. The reality is much grimmer

The world of education, for all its obvious failures, is a world full of tremendous self-congratulation. In her speech at the Conservative Party Conference, Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, seemed to have caught the 'bug'....
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David Keighley: Florence Nightingale a racist prima donna? More BBC propaganda masquerading as education

What will it take to make the BBC realise how fundamentally and unpleasantly anti-British it is? I raise the point because its contempt for national history and achievements now seems to ooze from almost every...