I wouldn’t want my daughter to grow up in the patriarchal society portrayed in Pride & Prejudice – but that doesn’t mean she cannot be inspired by Elizabeth Bennett.
If Suella Braverman wants to restore “common-sense policing”, she should start by overhauling the Public Order Act.
Like any tool, civil rights law and be used for good or ill. Parts of the left are committed to wielding it as a sword; conservative should be prepared, as Kemi Badenoch said of the UK’s Equality Act, to use it as a shield.
Banks should not set themselves up in independent judgement of their customer’s views. The Government is reviewing the issue, but if necessary should make this a regulatory requirement.
The Economic Activities of Public Bodies (Overseas Activities) Bill will ensure that foreign affairs remains the business of Parliament, not town halls which ought to be focusing on public services.
You don’t need to buy Nigel Farage’s wild claims about MI5 being behind the closure of his accounts to see that banking is too important to modern life to let people be shut out of it on private whim.
Above all, they shouldn’t become preoccupied with Woke to the exclusion of everything else. This is the trap that many Labour backbenchers and much of the Left is falling into.
We once again need to make the case for free markets, free speech, and free people. We need to particularly reach young professional people and get them to join our cause.
A bill was introduced in the 2021 Queen’s Speech that introduced a bold approach to restoring academic freedom and meaningful debate at universities. Why isn’t it yet in the Statute Book?
He accuses Tories of being ‘snowflake MPs waging war on free speech’; Sunak says he is indulging in “the usual political opportunism”.
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.
But with a nuanced approach, the Tories can address areas of concern without alienating a vital, more liberal-minded part of their electoral coalition.