At the remarkable age of 91, he is still writing and examining new areas of human experience.
Posts Tagged: Sir Roger Scruton
He’s proof that your boat can be swept along by the same tide as others, but how you steer it is a matter of individual style.
Arrested by the KGB for bringing in leaflets supporting multilateral disarmament, I was “banned for life” from returning.
The cynical politics of emissions targets and COP26. How government is poised to declare success while delivering failure.
Our five year electoral cycle is driving MPs to compete for short-term green subsidies without questioning the medium-term consequences.
The White Paper accepts that place-making and urban design play a vital role in the edification of the human person.
Capitalism adapts and we are the party of innovation and opportunity. The crisis has meant a return to the Big Society.
Ben Southwood: The Government’s housing plans need to be refined – not scrapped. They will work if the detail is got right.
These figures will change substantially in the final version of the algorithm, especially because it will take into account green belt restrictions.
Tom Harwood: Implementing the Planning White Paper will stem the tide of young people turning to Labour
The new zone proposals will take away the effective monopoly of the big developers, allowing a genuine market to deliver for people.
Darren Grimes: Today, it’s Conservatives who are the real rebels – against woke conformity and the cancel culture
The more of us that come out of the closet – the political one – the more tolerant and reflective our culture will become.
What does it say for our patriotic endeavour that so many of our fellow citizens are literally rubbishing our country?
Chris Skidmore: Churchill, Colston – and the new polling which shows that most of us are proud of our history. We need to study it more.
Those who don’t want to study or debate the past but tear it down should be strongly resisted.
People cannot simply be viewed as consumers or producers – there are other dimensions to policy, including the stewardship of the countryside.
If we’re really going solve it and “build better” as Scruton wished then we need massive changes.
Tom Colsey and Jake Scott: Introducing the Orthodox Conservatives – at a time when our ideas are recovering and reviving
Our aim is to show that conservatism is alive and well outside of the walls of Parliament, even if it is on life-support within the Conservative Party.
Local design codes could be simplified, but based on local tastes and preferences through consultation.