It’s single mothers like mine that are hardest hit by non-payment of the licence fee. If you ask me, that’s too high a price to pCome Dancing on free-to-view telly.
Posts Tagged: Football
“Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.”
The big picture is that Johnson is dashing for growth. We devoutly hope it works but the precedents aren’t promising.
Caroline Nokes: Spare a thought for women. Male ministers have forgotten we exist in their lockdown easing plans.
While barbers, beers and football are deemed priorities for reopening, female-dominated businesses, like nail salons, have been left in limbo.
David Davis: Scrapping the two metre rule won’t rescue sport, theatre, concerts – and large-scale live entertainment. Here’s a plan that will.
Melvin Benn, managing director of Festival Republic, explicitly links attendance at his events – most of Britain’s music festivals – with compulsory testing.
As with Brexit, the fundamentals of the Tory position are much stronger than they may seem to be.
Sunder Katwala: Race and age. To older Britons, the pace of progress seems swift. To younger ones, frustratingly slow.
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.
We stand ready to act as a pilot area that would provide valuable insights for UK venues preparing for life after lockdown.
James Frayne: Nine thousand jobs lost at Rolls Royce. The damage that the virus is wreaking on provincial Britain is terrible – and will last
It’s not only a matter of highly-skilled jobs for working class people. Firms like these gives cities like Derby a sense of immense civic pride.
The Saudi financing of Newcastle United is a national disgrace. It’s time we took it seriously.
How prepared are we for strict social distancing for the forseeable future, compulsory masks, closed leisure facilities – and a semi-functioning economy?
The inevitable criticism of resale platforms is both frustrating and just wrong. Critical attention needs to be directed far more to the dealings of the primary market.
There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.
It is mistaken to believe that the British people are collectively optimistic, happy-go-lucky, and modernity-obsessed – and on the same wavelength as those that are.
The desire to protect your home is as universal as the desire to love, to work and to raise a family. Why should protecting your country be any different?
Insisting that our needs are met by the government reduces neigbours to numbers and diminishes our scope for good citizenship.