There is real concern among Centre-Right students that their opinions will result in their being penalised academically.
Posts by Lord Hannan
Daniel Hannan is a Conservative peer, writer and columnist. He is President of the Initiative for Free Trade.Follow @
Daniel Hannan: A Levelling Up Fund will not, on its own, turn Sunderland into Singapore. Localism will take us closer, though.
We left the EU precisely to take back control. Having repatriated power, we mustn’t leave it in the hands of Whitehall functionaries.
Daniel Hannan: We cannot allow our solution to the problem of illiberalism to depart from liberal principles
As the culture war becomes more vicious, we lose sight of what ought to be the elemental precepts of a liberal society.
Daniel Hannan: Super Thursday’s results weren’t a victory for conservatism, but for our leader: Brexity Jezza
With economics, sleaze and environmentalism off the table, Labour is only left with the culture wars to fight the Tories on.
The trouble is that lifting restrictions is an altogether tougher proposition than not imposing them in the first place.
Daniel Hannan: A tribute to Jens-Peter Bonde. A devastatingly able campaigner and giant of the Eurosceptic movement.
Thoughtful, polite and Left-of-Centre, he was the Eurosceptic whom federalists found it hardest to dislike.
Daniel Hannan: I hate everything about the lockdown. But most of all, how much we like being bossed around.
An alien visitor, judging only from the texture of daily life, would assume that Britain in early 2021 was a far more repressive state than Russia or China.
Daniel Hannan: Laws must be general, equal and certain. And yes, that applies to lockdown gatherings too.
We cannot have a system where the rules are differently enforced depending on whether the public share the opinions of the people infracting them.
Daniel Hannan: There are clear problems with raising the minimum wage. But anger now trumps account-keeping.
Debates around this issue are conducted as if it were politicians’ own money at stake rather than taxpayers’.
Daniel Hannan: The China genocide amendment. Trade sanctions punish the innocent – and make fortunes for oppressive regimes
Though micro-measures aimed at those responsible might work: travel bans, asset seizures, arrest warrants.
Daniel Hannan: Ignore the Europhile sneers. Joining the Pacific bloc marks the rebirth of Global Britain.
The CPTPP is preferable to the EU because it elevates mutual recognition over harmonisation.