May’s audit of ethnic disparities could blight her planned relaunch – and, more importantly, produce policy that sets back social justice rather than takes it forward.
Posts Tagged: David Lammy MP
David Goodhart and Richard Norrie: Indiscriminate on discrimation. Two recent reports that must not lead Ministers astray.
David Lammy and the Social Mobility Commission both made a big splash on the basis of weak evidence and flawed assumptions.
Derek Thomas: Better support for fathers would reduce family breakdown and improve children’s life chances
The fourth piece in a five-part series on ConHome on a new Manifesto to Strengthen Families, which is being launched in Parliament this week.
The Shadow Cabinet remains silent on this inconvenient truth.
If you’re pro-Leave, don’t be lulled into a false sense of security by yesterday’s emphatic vote for Article 50.
Daniel Hannan: Most Remainers are not Remoaners – we must work with the sensible, reasonable majority
It’s easy to think that the loudest voices are typical, when in fact the Izzards, Lammys and Twitter sociopaths are merely a vocal fringe.
Omar Khan: How serious and enduring will Cameron’s commitment to tackle racial inequality prove to be?
There is a need for a common vision that has buy-in from the party faithful to make them long-lasting – whoever takes over as the next Prime Minister.
Fighting to ensure a level playing field is essential for capitalism to work at its best, and is a very Conservative thing to do.
Alex Crowley: Mayor of London is one of the best jobs in British politics – so why don’t any Tories want it?
On the basis you only need to be better than your opponent, the mayoral election in 2016 is indeed competitive. Whisper it: even winnable for the Conservatives.
He’s had a lot of bad days, but awful polls, a fundraising shortfall and rebellious MPs mean this one takes the biscuit.