Just as we find we were even more attached to Queen Elizabeth than we realised, so we find ourselves even more loyal to her successor than we expected.
What is less recognised is the way in which David Cameron’s Government decided, not without risk to the Conservatives’ electoral prospects in some key marginals, to withhold patronage and money from some Muslim organisations that, fitfully, had gained both under Labour.
The Khan Review is a glimpse of what happens if puritans are given completely free rein to rule over their fellow citizens.
For all the Government’s faults and Johnson’s flaws, it’s untrue that Conservative Ministers make no difference – as the sacking of Qari Asim demonstrates.
If the policy was having its desired effect, you’d expect to see a drop in alcohol-related harms. Instead, you see no such thing.
The Education Secretary will have powers to decide key details later, without parliamentary oversight – such as sharing children’s sensitive personal data.
The recent drive, apparently coordinated between Paris and Berlin, to push Ukraine for a compromise settlement must be resisted.
Despite ministers’ reassurances and some improvements, the Bill’s safeguards for free speech online are insufficient.
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
The Prime Minister needs the courage to face down the tiny minority who want to rush through the Conversion Therapy Bill.
At a time when the UK is reeling from the impact of cyber attacks by suspected Chinese agents, it is bizarre to chase friendship rather than follow caution.
With a huge repository of credit card information, you can be sure hackers will be coming after users hard and fast.