The empty Chamber, where ministers cannot be tested by spontaneous interventions, is incapable of holding the Government to account.
Posts Tagged: Kemi Badenoch MP
Iain Dale: The Government’s race review had some positive findings. So why are ministers avoiding the media rounds?
I tried to get Badenoch on my show, but it was a straight “no” from Number 10 (as usual).
Therapy and the law. The technical considerations for the Government as it plans a conversion therapy ban.
Badenoch and the Prime Minister have called the proposed ban ‘complex’. Here’s why they did so.
A broadly defined ban could make it an offence to offer therapy to people with questions about their gender identity.
Williamson’s new policy is an important step – but Conservatives cannot legislate themselves out of the culture wars.
And, as with yesterday, Truss came second in our survey, this time for her speech on the “Fight for Fairness”.
Dehenna Davison: We need to dig deep to understand why more women don’t go into politics – but quotas are not the answer
That means looking into, and addressing, the cultural and working practices which create and maintain significant barriers for women.
Mark Lehain: The end of unconscious bias training and Truss’s coming speech on equality – signs of a Ministerial anti-woke fightback.
They’re part of a broader move by the Government to rein in some of the more extreme politically correct excesses that went unchecked before.
Ambitious, energetic, but quiet on the culture wars – a year on from Johnson’s “stonking” majority, what have we learned?
From managing the pandemic, to trying to spark a green industrial revolution, the Prime Minister has taken on an enormous number of projects.
We fear the worst after Cummings’ departure, but Johnson must now make the best of it. That means a Cabinet shuffle.
Mark Lehain: “The Government stands unequivocally against critical race theory.” The significance of Badenoch’s speech this week.
The Campaign for Common Sense has four simple, low-effort, suggestions as to how schools can be helped to get back on track.
Javid is Chancellor. Tugendhat, Foreign Secretary. May, Home Secretary. Introducing the Alternative Cabinet.
The real one is widely and correctly dismissed as weak. So we’ve had a go at assembling a stronger team. Here is the result.
Dean Godson: The new ethnic minority voices who are challenging left-wing orthodoxy on race and culture
The membership of a new Government commission represents a significant evolution in the story of these issues in Britain – and within the Conservatives.
A true “colour blind” non-discrimination law is needed, with the rights of each individual valued and respected.
Four members from the 2019 intake make the top 50, beating longer-serving and higher-ranked colleagues.