Kelvin Hopkins’ belated suspension contrasts with the treatment of Simon Danczuk over very similar claims.
Posts Tagged: Sexism
We need to make it clear that not just harassment and using prostitutes but sexist jokes and extra-marital affairs are completely unacceptable.
Lisa Nandy claims to have offered the then-Home Secretary proof that whips were using allegations to demand loyalty from MPs.
Alex Morton: Identity politics is wrong – and bad for Tories, too. So if May is staking a revival on it, her difficulties will deepen.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
Nicky Morgan: Let’s have fewer rush-jobs like women-only carriages, and more serious, considered policy-making
Politics often expects a quick answer. But the quick answer often isn’t the best. From education to Brexit, complex questions deserve proper thought.
The Shadow Home Secretary says social media is being used to ‘poison the political debate’, and that internet providers need to ‘do more to close down these people’.
“I hope… they will accept that, as an unelected chamber, they should agree that the will of the British electorate as a whole, and the view of the House of Commons overwhelmingly, should go.”
Perhaps the 60 million Americans who backed him simply thought other factors were more important. But is that judgement bigoted in itself?