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‘Nothing unites the United Kingdom quite like this quadrennial extravaganza of sporting excellence.’
Andrew Bowie: That weekend poll and Scotland’s future. Until we start to call ourselves British, why should anyone else?
The only institutions I can think of that retain the term ‘British’ are the BBC and the British Army – and, in Scotland, its Twitter handle is @ArmyScotland.
David Green: Johnson’s racial inequality inquiry must be free from political prejudice. Here are my tips for getting it right.
There are clear challenges to the idea that all whites are privileged. The Government’s report must stick to the facts.
Interview. Johnson: This election is “going down to the wire. It is absolutely vital that every Conservative gets out and votes.”
He names his favourite carol, pledges an independent inquiry into anti-Muslim hatred within the Tory Party, and says his record explains why he can be trusted.
Representing a council ward with an army barracks, I am delighted with Jeremy’s support for properly funded armed forces.
His experience in business, delivering the London Olympics, running the health service, and serving as Foreign Secretary all show his leadership qualities.
May’s Brexit deal helps to show that British politicians are more honourable and efficient than is claimed
There has been a tendency to suppose that because Britain’s power has declined in relative terms they must have become totally useless.
Davies faces an overflowing in-tray, but DCMS does not have the power to address many of the biggest challenges facing the sector.
His deployment of a suicide bomber metaphor in a Mail on Sunday piece today looks like a carefully-crafted distraction exercise.
Say what you like about him (and many do), the recently-resigned Foreign Secretary is one of the very few Tories with voter cut-through.
Justin Tomlinson: Childhood obesity. As this World Cup rolls on, it’s time for real solutions – more sport, not political gestures
We need to allocate funds from the Sports Premium and the Sugar Tax to open up school sports facilities and playing fields.
The former Chairman of the Culture, Media, and Sport Select Committee relates how they collaborated to win support for Britain’s Olympic bid.
In addition to the old ‘useful idiots’, the Kims and Castros of the world know they can rely on the aid of genuine idiots, too. We ought to know better.
To be told that next time he visited Arsenal he’d be “using the turnstiles and paying for the privilege” was a cruel humiliation unacceptable in a normal working environment.