At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
China is disregarding its pledge of ‘one country, two systems’ – as a result the rule of law in the territory is under threat from growing autocracy.
Noel Malcolm warns that the European Court of Human Rights has become a threat to democracy.
The number and proportion of conflicts around the world with a religious dimension is increasing. In 2001, 44 per cent; in 2013, 60 per cent.
Faced with the real electoral threat of a nationalising, socialistic Labour Government, these principles should matter and be championed now more than ever.
If the Government is serious about having this country be a ‘moral leader’, it must be more transparent about dealings which may compromise our values.
Britain should call in the Burmese ambassador, suspend its training programme with the Burma Army, and continue to press at the UN.
As China imprisons three young democracy campaigners, Britain has a moral and legal responsibility to speak out.
Ulster citizens deserve the same marriage rights as their fellow Britons. But a recent bid to secure them through the courts was wrong.
Much of the 20th century fight for liberation involved explaining that it was wrong to discriminate on the grounds of someone’s unchangeable nature.
“We’re badly trailing in the polls. Corbyn’s up and you’re down. You hired me to get things done and tell you how I see it. Here goes.”
Instead of seeking yet more powers, the Government should use those already at its disposal to nip extremism in the bud.
Our new report argues that the Government must focus on security, climate change, human rights, and other shared international agendas and challenges.
Plus: I was a bit hard on Javid. I have a bit of time for Cable. On May’s modesty and decency. And: ttthhhwwwaaaccckkk!…there goes the ball, straight down the fairway.
“I become quite alarmed when the Prime Minister and others talk about changing our human rights legislation.”