His in-tray features: Covid, mental health, NHS reform…and social care. He’s set to be the most pressured Health Secretary since Lansley.
Posts Tagged: Marriage
Johnson’s marriage shows he is more normal, prudent and pragmatic than his critics can begin to imagine
His enemies yearn to place the PM in an ideological box, and smash him to pieces for having the wrong opinions. He refuses to oblige them.
The Vaccines Minister adds that “it is a wonderful thing for both of them that they have made their vows to one another.”
Miriam Cates: The uncomfortable truth is that we’re failing many families – but have a post-pandemic chance to put that right.
Surely it is far better to invest in helping parents and children than to spend money picking up the pieces.
In the wake of International Women’s Day, the fourth article in a five-piece series on ConservativeHome this week.
International Women’s Day and what the polls tell us. ‘Building back better’ might need a feminist version too.
We publish the first article in a five-piece series on ConservativeHome this week about women.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
‘Peter Pans’ prefer to burn the candle at both ends. They are cicadas, not ants, but many would still love to raise a family.
The marriage rate is down. But people are being choosy, looking for love rather than doing it out of economic necessity. So, marriages now last longer.
Neil O’Brien: Why closing the marriage gap between rich and poor is a vital mission of social justice
My modest proposal is this: let’s do a major programme of controlled trials to test these ideas, and see what, if anything, makes a difference.
Looking through the wrong end of the telescope. The problem isn’t too many divorces. It’s too few marriages.
The Government’s plans for divorce law reform are the lesser of two evils. But it needs to think more and act decisively to help couples who stay married.
The big parties can wait until we have seen off Covid-19. But the marriages themselves cannot – and they can be performed safely.
Fewer marriages means more cohabitation, an inherently less stable relationship form. The Government risks ignoring the values of its voters.
The costs – personal, social and economic – of family breakdown are vast and under-appreciated. This is a social justice issue.
To date, they have had to endure a parade of candidates speaking to Westminster, from Westminster, about Westminster.