He will have to be more than a kind of North London John Smith if he wants to do more than just profit from the Government’s misfortunes.
Posts Tagged: Equality
With the Coronavirus engulfing parliamentary discussions, the legislation looks on hold for now.
Victoria Hewson: The law on gender and trans rights is confused and confusing – the Government must bring clarity
The culture wars over sex and gender are increasingly being played out in the courts, with insufficient regard for coherence or the intentions of legislation.
While Britain’s income floor has become a lot bouncier, its income ceiling remains sticky.
Measuring people’s incomes needs to be part of measuring progress – but we need to be careful, because different measures give different results.
A new study by a former senior adviser to two Tory Chancellors gets itself back to front. Inequality is not so much a cause of processes as a consequence.
I have a crime plan which will ensure that criminals on and offline are put under pressure, not victims. I will fight for London’s values of openness and acceptance.
Neil O’Brien: Stormzy, “niggas”, “bitches” – and scholarships. Do we really want to fund racial groups?
Collecting statistics on people’s self-identified racial background is one thing. Having ringfenced funding for one racial group is quite another.
Phoebe Griffith: To end austerity finally, Johnson needs more than a quick splash of populist spending
The third piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
In the event, my friends and supporters applauded and embraced me. But there is still work to do to secure universal LGBT acceptance in the UK.
Daniel Hannan: The Johnson tape, the Field incident. So much was said about both. But why the silence about the Kirklees arrests?
The investigation, after all, concerns the systematic rape of underage girls. The non-reaction to it says much about our culture and times.
Sajid Javid: I’m in this race because I want to level the playing field, to lower the ladder to everyone.
I am used to people trying to tell me what I can’t do, and I’m used to proving people wrong. I know that our party can fix the problems the nation faces.
“Conservatives have a proud record of promoting gender equality… we call on you to explain how you will build on this record”
The Conservative Women in Parliament Group’s letter to all the candidates in the leadership election.
Jesse Norman: Conservatism, the party leadership, and the future of our country. Why I am considering standing.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.