Too often councillors are cheerleaders-in-chief for incongruous cultural blots on our landscapes.
Posts by Dr Sarah Ingham
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Sarah Ingham: The NHS failed the nation during the pandemic. Awarding it the George Cross was a mistake.
Furthermore, by allowing the Queen to do this, the Government has dragged the monarch into the political murk.
The mission creep characterising Britain’s most recent misadventure in Afghanistan is mirrored by the Government’s campaign against Covid.
It would be easy to write off the attitude of both as ‘only little earthlings pay taxes’, but the current taxation system allows them to get away with it.
As the Government ushers us towards net zero, it had better be sure of the science. Unless it’s willing to risk a British equivalent of the Gilets Jaunes.
The State continues to restrict personal freedom in a bid, it claims, to save life, while trying to avoid spelling out the risks to life caused by excess weight.
If anything is ‘dunked in 1950s sexism’, in Zac Goldsmith’s memorable tweet, it is the outdated concept of the First Lord of the Treasury’s plus-one.
Sarah Ingham: Greensill. Not so much “What does Jeremy think?” as “What on earth was Jeremy thinking?”
The rush towards Something Must Be Done should be paused. How about having a fresh look at ethics and values, as well as the concept of trust?
Sarah Ingham: We might have had a Juan Carlos or an Ernst August. Instead, we’ve had the Queen – and the Duke.
She has lost a beloved husband and the country has lost one of the most admirable public servants in its history.
Sarah Ingham: After the Batley protests and on this Easter Saturday, a case for tolerating religious belief
In Britain, we don’t ‘do God’ too much. Should we go to church, most are not C of E, but C and E – Christmas and Easter.
Sarah Ingham: After the party, the hangover. This week, the Integrated Review. Next Monday, defence cuts?
The review was described as ‘the most comprehensive Review since the Cold War’. For those with memories of previous reviews, this probably caused hearts to sink a tad.
Reports that the former brought pressure to bear on ITV are alarming. Can we look forward to a new series – Britain’s Got Feudalism?
The public elected a Conservative Government, but they didn’t get one.
With around 20 million visits in March, according to one estimate, surely fitness studios should have been at the centre of outbreaks.
Sarah Ingham: Memories of Wooton Bassett as we cheer NHS staff. PPE – and lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan.
How the backlash from Labour’s failure to protect our armed forces adequately led to a new Military Covenant.