While the free school programme did much to inject fresh ideas and investment into the school system, it is a source of great sadness that the Catholic Church in England has not been able to take part in this flagship policy.
Ministers who have had 13 years to enact change prefer to sound off about problems as if they were in Opposition.
From the ballooning power of progressive HR politics to the growth of de facto blasphemy laws, thirteen years of Conservative rule have made little impact.
Britain’s religious communities, Christian and otherwise, have much in common as regards their care for family, community, and objective morality.
We must abandon the absurd, reductive notion that only STEM subjects are useful to young people in the modern world.
Nusrat Ghani’s allegations are shocking, but speak to a deeper issue that extends beyond Islamophobia.
The Faith New Deal Pilot Fund will encourage innovative partnership to thrive. We will achieve more through our common endeavours.
This is not just a priority for our foreign and overseas development policy – people face persecution and even violence right here in Britain.
There must be more to Global Britain than trade and defence. Our liberal values must be at the very heart of the project.
The role of the Duke of Wellington and Robert Peel in bringing about Catholic emancipation in this country provides strong foundations.
Criminal behaviour under the new law would be based on offence caused, rather than intended – a significant difference to England and Wales.
Never again must the doors of our nation’s churches close for fifteen weeks straight. Religion is more than ritual – it is life itself.