The yearning to render everything inoffensive has itself become offensive, for it leads to persistent self-censorship.
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David Skelton catalogues the snobbish abuse heaped by progressive intellectuals on workers in neglected towns.
He was placed under no real pressure by the Leader of the Opposition, whose questions were far too long.
The third part of a series on ConHome this week about the politics of race and ethnicity in Britain today.
Liberal Anglicans are appalled by the plan launched by the Archbishops to attain salvation through House Churches.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Johnson will not be goaded into admitting his view of taking the knee may have changed
The PM set out to demonstrate that he is every bit as fervent an anti-racist as the Leader of the Opposition.
It is harder for liberal critics to impute racism, or undue severity, to a Home Secretary who herself belongs to an ethnic minority.
The Prime Minister meanwhile offered the House not much more than an ounce of facts.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Do you really care how Hancock was sacked, or has that Westminster bubble burst?
The view one takes of the PM and the Leader of the Opposition depends on whether one is by temperament a cavalier or a puritan.
The front-runner to succeed Merkel has perfected the art of making not having a row, indeed not making a decision, sound reasonable.
In the large Muslim communities in such towns as Dewsbury, Blackburn and Bradford, integration is not taking place.
While Blair, Brown and Cameron scuttled off indecorously after leaving Number 10, she remains in the Commons and tries to hold Johnson to account.
The British tradition of liberty, and of equality, demands that the PM be brought low, but today no MP quite managed that.
Interview with Dominic Raab: The EU’s approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol is “pretty analogue in a digital age”
The Foreign Secretary contends that by forming an aspirational coalition the Conservatives can gain votes in the North without losing support in the South.
The Labour leader for some reason declined to test fire the latest ammunition supplied by the former Downing Street adviser.