At the final meeting of her Cabinet, a revived Iron Lady told members, during a coffee break, that “on no account must Heseltine be elected”
There is no reason why it cannot be as intrinsically patriotic, rigorous and questioning as other historical disciplines.
Historical reality is that there is no colour-bar on human wickedness and suffering, just as there is no colour-bar on human achievement.
Many still assume that going to college and leaving home are bound up together. But it ain’t necessarily so.
If the BBC wants to balance its coverage of the culture war, it should commission this Oxford ethicist to tell the truth about Britain’s past.
Clashes over Black Lives Matter or Extinction Rebellion are noisy, nasty – and, by definition, impossible for Johnson to keep out of.
Anyone else would have known that vandalising the Last Night of the Proms would provoke a furious reaction.
Butler added a further key factor: “six years of left-wing propaganda accompanied by a virtual cessation of right-wing propaganda”.
Voters will support a balanced narrative about Britain’s past in our schools, but they will want children to feel mostly pride in our past.
I hesitate to disagree with Daniel Finkelstein, but city growth has been powered more by smalltown commuters than flat-cap wearing uber-boheminans.
His, Williamson’s and Johnson’s intent to rebalance higher and further education reflects their Red Wall-focused vision – but will it happen?
Countries need a balance of self-criticism and self-confidence. People are often called on to act for a greater good. But if Britain is shameful, why bother?
The combination of shutdown fever, furlough, Black Lives Matter, summer and the fledgling test and trace system don’t bode well.
The blue share in the poll of polls hit 43 per cent on June 2 and hasn’t moved the best part of a month later.
The framing of “facts versus feelings” won’t work for the liberal right on race any better than it has for the liberal left on immigration.