Besides, many resent being legally coerced into funding a service whose worldview is completely at odds with their own.
Ministers will be on much surer ground if they justify change on the basis of social habits.
At least they know how to identify, assess and prepare for risks – unlike ministers, it seems.
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, James Brokenshire MP, has answered questions from four Tory MPs about the Government's plans to combat metal theft. Brokenshire said that "the Home Office is discussing with other Departments what legislative changes are necessary to assist enforcement agencies and deter offenders". Some of the measures […]
6.15pm Andrew Rosindell MP praised David Cameron's "bulldog spirit": "It’s a historic sort-of shift for Britain; it does mean that we can think more freely about where we want to be in the long-term. I think the great majority of British people don’t want to be part of political union. We want free trade and […]
These are extracts only from some of the Conservative MPs who contributed to yesterday’s debate on abortion. Read the full debate here and click here for yesterday’s ToryDiary entry on the subject. Edward Leigh MP on the foetus at 12 weeks: "We believe that an unborn child of 12 weeks has undeniable human characteristics. Her […]
Nadine Dorries: "Making access to abortion easier should not be a priority. We do not want to see the numbers go up. What is it that we would be asking nurses to do? My American intern, Stephanie, telephoned a British Pregnancy Advisory Service clinic and said that she was 18 weeks pregnant and a student […]