Never again must the doors of our nation’s churches close for fifteen weeks straight. Religion is more than ritual – it is life itself.
Posts by Chris Whitehouse
Chris Whitehouse heads the leading public affairs agency The Whitehouse Consultancy and a former member of the Isle of Wight Council [Conservative, Newport West].
Chris Whitehouse: When will the Government deliver on its manifesto commitments to tackle human rights abusers?
We need the broad range of powers the US adopted after the death of the Russian tax lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
Chris Whitehouse: Disloyalty, short-termism and selfishness – as they say of each other. Lobbyists at war.
How two factions of self-proclaimed professional influencers are painting themselves into ever-tighter corners.
Chris Whitehouse: A small, sleepy backwater? No, with a Conservative council the Isle of Wight is fizzing with enterprise and innovation
Improvements for tourism, the environment and road works … and we’re proposing to go big on beach huts.
Here on the Isle of Wight, in essence one week will be taken off the end of the summer holidays and added on to the autumn half term to give a two week break.
Its reputation and market share has taken a buffeting recently, but its position is recoverable.
A highways partnership deal has resulted in fewer potholes, new street lighting – and saved a million pounds a year.
Crowdsourcing our manifesto gave us control of the Council – and saw our parliamentary candidate returned successfully to Westminster with a thumping majority.
The way it is behaving on the Isle of Wight is crass – and risks further damage to education outcomes.
Chris Whitehouse: Pharmacy workers – and a new threat to religious freedom from equality laws meant to protect it
Careers in the profession could be closed to people of faith if the General Pharmaceutical Council gets it way.
Chris Whitehouse: Why on earth is Greening risking the criminalisation of thousands of responsible parents?
Since when did it become a Conservative approach for the state to come between a reasonable parent and his judgement about what is best for his child?
We must find alternative routes to deliver the economic growth that we are all determined to see.
Chris Whitehouse: Is our overseas aid fuelling hate and discrimination against religious minorities?
A new report, and an event tomorrow, highlight the plight of people throughout the world persecuted for practising their faith – especially by extremist Islamist groups.
The devolution deal being foist upon the Isle of Wight and the people of Southampton and Portsmouth is in nobody’s interest.
We will work with Teach First to turn the Island into a beacon of national excellence in teacher training and career development.