Unfortunately, France refuses to accept that any adaptation whatsoever is necessary, and uses Laïcité as a shibboleth to justify its stubbornness.
Sir Eric’s proposals are a welcome first step towards restoring trust in the ballot box, but photographic evidence is the essential gold standard.
“In specific, localised cases, race, religion and culture are a factor.”
Is it seriously only legitimate to ask such questions of a white man but not, in exactly the same terms, of a Muslim?
The worst of the ideas associated with ‘multiculturalism’ have been pursued at a time when societal integration should have been the mantra.
There is a need for a common vision that has buy-in from the party faithful to make them long-lasting – whoever takes over as the next Prime Minister.
Past solutions have focused chiefly on economic solutions, but the the cultural and social dimensions have been neglected.
We want to ensure that you are not arbitrarily held back because of the colour of your skin, your sexuality or your religious beliefs.
Fighting to ensure a level playing field is essential for capitalism to work at its best, and is a very Conservative thing to do.
To her detractors, she is a loud-mouthed yob. But this brilliant official has become a vital figure in the campaign against Islamist extremism.
Many members of minority communities share our values, and groups like this play an important part in our Party’s efforts to connect with them.
Of course, sexual violence can be perpetrated by people of all backgrounds but that does not mean in that specific cases, race, religion and culture are not a factor.
He’s certainly not a racist nor predominately a progressive – but, rather, almost laboratory-standard evidence of the Tory hunger for office.
To begin with, we should stop engaging with community leaders, and engage with BME voters directly.
For years, she has been raising these issues in parliament, instigating debates, representing the oppressed, and holding our Government to account.