Votes at 16. Handle with care.

We feel a commission, a working group, an inquiry coming in – to look these inconsistencies, accidents of history and quirks, to see if some tidying-up is required.

Race to the bottom

May’s audit of ethnic disparities could blight her planned relaunch – and, more importantly, produce policy that sets back social justice rather than takes it forward.

Graeme Archer: Come fly with me

Call that white flight if you like. Call it “white avoidance” if you must. I prefer to call it civilised, bourgeois, suburban safety.