Child poverty

Laura Perrins: Breaking news from the unConservative Party. How to load the dice for...

When can we abolish the Conservative Party? They are beyond doubt, the most treacherous, underhand group of politicians we have seen for some time – and that is saying something. I happened to stumble across...

Deirdre Boyd: Ministers’ broken promises over addiction. Abstinence-based rehab is as far away as...

For at least my first decade as Chief Executive of the Addiction Recovery Foundation, campaigning for recovery treatment for addicts and alcoholics, the evidence I presented to government ministers, their ‘health’ expert advisers and...

Ray Lewis: Poor black boys at our top public schools. This year we are...

Seven years ago, my organisation – Eastside Young Leaders Academy (EYLA) – made it possible for two black boys from London’s East End to take up places at Rugby School. How we made that...

Laura Perrins: Dawkins and the culture of death. His call for the abortion of...

Professor Richard Dawkins has been pontificating again, this time taking a break from his busy schedule to condemn parents who refuse to conform to the culture of death. On Twitter yesterday he said parents...

Laura Perrins: Liberal Mount Pompous is idyllic. But here on planet Earth things fall...

There are few publications more sanctimonious than The Times. It likes to refer to parents as “breeders” and bullies and belittles those who might even consider voting for UKIP. On Tuesday we had more...

David Keighley: Talk about a lame excuse. The BBC blames media ‘competition’ for...

The latest twist in the BBC-Cliff Richard saga is that Corporation news chiefs are blaming ‘competitive pressure’ for their decision to launch what’s been called a witch-hunt against the singer. And director general Tony Hall is...

Kathy Gyngell: The Underclass is Britain’s new growth industry. Pity the State can’t see...

The State likes numbers. The State likes counting things. More than anything else in recent years the State likes problems it can “solve" by setting more targets – leading to counting more numbers and...

Kathy Gyngell: Jill Kirby in The Daily Mail gets the family right – unlike...

Writing in The Daily Mail today, Jill Kirby exposes David Cameron’s new and so-called family friendly initiative for what it is - one that rewards (but far from helps) feckless families, but punishes responsible...
David Cameron

Laura Perrins: Dave is comfortable with marriage, especially gay marriage

David Cameron is cock-a-hoop about the family. He told us yesterday: “For me, nothing matters more than family. It’s at the centre of my life and the heart of my politics.” We believe you...

Laura Perrins: Who do Labour’s sisterhood hate most? Britain’s 12 million married men

We have always known that the Labour Party do not do marriage. We also know they do not do tax allowances as they would much rather pretend that the State – specifically a Labour...