We must be able to ease the pressure on our infrastructure and public services – and remove access to benefits.
Tory modernisers are guilty of their own ‘stupid logic’…
Coalition may mean we must swallow compromises, but it doesn’t mean we have to like them.
Plus: Get lost, Alex Salmond. My life with Polly Toynbee. Up yours, Jacqui Smith. Why libel lawyers are leeches. And…Fired!!! My Norfolk agony.
Politics, not economics, will underpin the government’s programme of privatisation in our banks.
Laura Sandys’ decision to resign is symptomatic of deep unhappiness among women MPs
His ‘How We Invented Freedom’ is a lovely essay. Oh, and we talk about ‘Western’ values just to be polite to the Germans, French and Spanish.
UKIP say: “we’re not LIB/LAB/CON”. They are absolutely right – they are worse.
Which is to place new restrictions on out of work benefits. Other than that, the law allows him little room for manoeuvre
We suggest new tools to “shame” governments which breach the fiscal rules and make the passing of a non-compliant budget more difficult.
Catholic Social Teaching has provided a coherent intellectual alternative to both socialism and free market fundamentalism for more than a century.
Elections are won in the centre – and the centre has moved rightwards.
Saturday’s agreement is only interim. It gives the world another six months to avoid war.