The current system fails taxpayers and detainees alike.
Plus: This week’s focus groups. Straw-Rifkind fallout. The latest party political broadcasts. And: if the leaders were holiday destinations, which would they be?
Using ‘racism’ to describe completely distinct forms of discrimination leaves us ill-equipped to combat them effectively.
Better pre-school education, more help in need for those who have contributed more, a higher minimum wage, support for grandparents – all fit Conservative ideals.
Dan Dalton MEP: The Premier League has gained from TV rights. Here’s what it should give back to football.
Ticket price cuts, investment in the grassroots, more qualified coaches, better pitches – it’s time for support for all these.
It cannot be right that there are no options in situations in which an ambulance and paramedic team is available to attend the scene of a serious accident.
They should do a job as elected representatives and be suitably paid for it.
Transport improvements are boosting enterprise.
A Lords amendment to the Consumer Rights Bill will cause many fans to fear that event organisers will blacklist them.
This government must empower and inspire today’s young to achieve under it what their parents did under Thatcher and Major.
Lord Green: Yes, the immigration figures are disappointing. But we must stick with a net reduction target.
The public will never accept that the number of entrants cannot be controlled.
These brutal and barbaric organisations are poised to assume de facto control of the country, just a few hundred miles across the Mediterranean from the EU.
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is right that the current system is broken. But their proposals would not fix it.
The first democratically elected President of the Maldives is being subjected to intimidation and oppression.
It would be risky, but it might just work – and leave the Union intact.