Both candidates are saying the right things. My own vote will be going to Truss, given that she has been speaking out and acting on this issue long before any leadership contest arose.
Local authorities do serious harm to women and girls when they promote or appease gender ideology.
To date, Boris Johnson has been able to “dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge”. But a more than usually chaotic U-turn narrows his options.
The Government gains from her making a Tory case on disparities, which too few of her colleagues are willing to do.
People are sent to secretive seminars, cut off from opposing arguments, and shamed into believing they are broken and need to be fixed.
Evidence is emerging that around half of children who identify as transgender are lesbian or gay. It is a very tempting route to bogus heterosexuality.
The promoters of the ban have used condemnation of abhorrent gay conversion therapy to promote a much wider ban.
New legislation is required with serious penalties. Child safeguarding is a red line, and tanks are already being allowed to trundle over it.
Socially destructive lobby groups are undermining freedom of expression. We should support those brave enough to resist such threats.
Speaking out on this controversial subject is brave. But the Surrey Police Commissioner is not alone in doing so.
The version with a super-imposed triangular design celebrates hard-line transgender ideology.
We would invite Lord Herbert to meet some of the women’s groups, parents, gay and lesbian people, and sportswomen whose views differ from his.
Weakening at home and friendless abroad, it finds itself on the back foot – and exposed to its nations’ reliance on EU funds.
So it has committed to banning something it is reluctant to define, and ending something that is already unlawful.
The troubled story of Conservative MPs, identity politics, fairness, looking like modern Britain – and a headache for Party managers.