His debut as a phone-in host offered an indication that – despite being posh and old-fashioned – he has an exceptional ability to communicate in modern Britain.
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You might think, for instance, that adultery is always wrong, too, but feel that it should not be the state’s business to police it.
Iain Dale: Shame on the doctors and lobbies that support the extinction of young human lives. (And, yes: I’m anti-abortion.)
Plus: I was a bit hard on Javid. I have a bit of time for Cable. On May’s modesty and decency. And: ttthhhwwwaaaccckkk!…there goes the ball, straight down the fairway.
You may not agree with his views on gay sex and abortion – or what were his views – but they should not be marginalised as illegitimate.
There is a natural path ahead: announce a resignation by the end of next week, and allow a contest to take place over the summer.
The element of surprise can work if it outfoxes the opposition, but not if shocks your own side.
The campaign against the paper is not so much about a headline last week, but about shifting the balance of media power to the left.
Kevin Shinkwin: Hunt may ignore and patronise me. But nothing will stop me speaking out about discrimination against disabled people.
My Private Member’s Bill on disability equality before birth, which is due to be debated in the Lords this Friday, seeks to right a terrible wrong.
Conservatives have never been anti-state, and Brexit offers us the chance to reclaim important parts of the Tory tradition.
The institution’s present popularity is dependent on the Queen, and, surely, her likeableness is tied to her apoliticism.
Also: Third SNP MP faces scrutiny over business dealings; DUP return to Northern Ireland Executive; abortion row divides separatists; and more.
Sex-selective abortion is causing massive social disruption in the world’s biggest countries.
Clear law is a help to women facing discrimination – and opponents’ misleading claims do not bear scrutiny.
The 1967 Act isn’t up to the job – my Ten Minute Rule Bill seeks to set that right.
Nadine Dorries MP: Here’s my abortion reform plan. And I won’t be frightened off it by the Westminster bubble elites.
Advances in medical science have left the law outdated – but many on both sides of the debate are happy to leave the issue to civil servants.