The Oxford admissions row – and why the focus of the Hard Left on outcomes rather than opportunities is an offence to social justice.
Posts Tagged: David Lammy MP
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.
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.