This would be the very definition of political corruption – using the party’s influence to intimidate a legally independent institution would be reprehensible.
It is a reversion to the old tribal idea: this people good, that people bad. It challenges the notion that we are all individuals, responsible for our own behaviour.
Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
We must do more to dispel the fears held by Muslims and EU citizens. Also important is boosting the right to buy.
Johnson will be able to call on the advice and views of the Party’s own Muslim MPs, who now include Saqib Bhatti and Imran Ahmad-Khan.
Johnson is a self-described “Brexity Hezza” and now has the chance to mould a Party and country in his own romantic image.
Treat claims of a communalist election with suspicion. The evidence suggests that ethnic minority voters prioritise domestic issues over foreign policy ones.
Too often the approach to disengagement and de-radicalisation has been dominated by non-Muslim academics, policy-makers and practitioners.
I have intentionally used the structure of the IHRA definition of anti-semitism, since it has become an industry standard.
You can’t ignore the existence of couples and families that you’ve actively supported in legislation.
The investigation, after all, concerns the systematic rape of underage girls. The non-reaction to it says much about our culture and times.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
The first in a mini-series of three pieces on this site about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.
Despite only a short democratic history, the world’s largest Muslim nation could be a powerful force for pluralism and tolerance.
His sacking is more evidence, were it needed, of the tensions that tear at the Tory coalition – and threaten to render it unsustainable.