The Prime Minister’s opponents are entirely within their rights to condemn his choice of words, but not to the useful lie that he’s breaking new ground.
Posts Tagged: David Lammy MP
Amidst verbal and actual violence, it is tempting to seek to shut down, say, Farage or Lammy altogether. But politics without anger would be impossible – and undesirable.
“They’re happy to use the phrase “Grand Wizard” – KKK is what it evokes to me, and the Deep South.”
Simon Marcus: Marxist ideology. Lax courts – and May’s legacy. All have helped to create the new era of gang crime.
While white boys are being saved in Glasgow, a new era of lawlessness has become rationalised in London – and will continue until our leaders come to their senses.
The Labour MP’s reasoning is that the DUP won’t “put Corbyn, who has been a long-term friend of Sinn Fein, into Number 10”.
The Oxford admissions row – and why the focus of the Hard Left on outcomes rather than opportunities is an offence to social justice.
It may be useful to ask how the Environment Secretary would handle problems confronting other Cabinet Ministers. Consider the case of knife and gun crime.
Plus: Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani meet at the Three Wise Monkeys Summit – hear no evil, see no evil…and evil. Guess which is which.
Daniel Hannan: Brexit will be a success, but swivel-eyed Remainers make the process more costly than it needs to be
The message that some send to Brussels – that if the Eurocrats make it all painful enough then we can be bullied into changing our minds – is mistaken but harmful.
From housing to university access, from the criminal justice system to the House of Commons, ethnic minority communities desire and deserve a fairer deal.
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.
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.