With the Coronavirus engulfing parliamentary discussions, the legislation looks on hold for now.
Posts Tagged: Women
John Hayes: The plan to impose abortion on demand on Northern Ireland by the end of this month – and why it should be stopped
To respect devolution, the UK Government must not impose such a drastic development on the Province. Is this a test run for England?
Victoria Hewson: The law on gender and trans rights is confused and confusing – the Government must bring clarity
The culture wars over sex and gender are increasingly being played out in the courts, with insufficient regard for coherence or the intentions of legislation.
“How will we fight against quotas if we accept them in our own party?” A male Conservative MP’s view of Johnson’s women ministers plan.
We publish it to help show the reaction among others against the scheme – absent in public; very much present in private.
The Chancellor could please every beer & cider drinker; charity donor; motorhome manufacturer, retailer and owner; caravan site owner, and public toilet user in Britain.
If she wants to sound off, fine. But Johnson brought her back, and she then resigned – claiming he didn’t want a Brexit deal. Why should he heed her now?
Matt Hancock: With this One Nation Conservative Government in place, we can greet this New Year with excitement and optimism
We have the mandate and the majority. Let’s make 2020 a year of progress and work now to set up a decade we can all be proud of.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
Tom Clougherty: Unless Labour resorts to printing money, higher income tax, NI or VAT are coming – for the many, not the few
That’s a legitimate political agenda, and people are quite welcome to vote for it. But they deserve to know what’s coming.
A sign of the times. The remarkable quiet that follows Labour’s commitment to decriminalise abortion up until birth
It is not only pro-lifers who might jib at the United Kingdom acquiring one of the most permissive abortion laws in the world.
Let him carry on what he’s started by exploding the financial framework Labour announced in only two days.
Plus: The ups and downs of Johnson’s broadcast. Poor A & figures. Conservative and Labour no shows. And: what to give a woman at Christmas.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
It would be wrong to see a woman gifted a ‘safe’ seat in a winnable constituency just because there is a lack of female MPs.
Some of the abuse is nothing short of bullying. This is a threat to freedom of speech. We should value debating different views.