Friday, February 21, 2020

Laura Keynes: Girls stripping to the waist to please boys. Blame the feminists for lad culture

If you want to know about ‘lad culture’, ask a teacher. Chatting to a teacher friend in the pub on Saturday evening, the conversation...

Laura Perrins: Female Tory MPs are hopeless defenders of family values

On Monday I asked where have all the conservative men gone? Today I ask where are all the conservative women have gone? I ask...

Kathy Gyngell: Meet the chaotic multi-mums. The terrible price of the collapse of social taboos

Yesterday, the BBC reported a new low in British social welfare. Its research revealed no less than 23,000 babies of just 7,000 mothers had been...

Laura Perrins: The hypocrisy of socially liberal conservative man. Fuels the State then moans about the cost

My blog on Monday on Conservative men who say they are ‘socially liberal but economically conservative’ caused much wailing and gnashing of teeth with...

David Keighley: Europhile quango queen and climate change warrior. No wonder Dave wants her as BBC chief

With perhaps wearying predictability, another major Europhile is firmly in the frame to become the successor to Lord Patten as BBC chairman. It’s rumoured that she...

Chris McGovern: Education boss Wilshaw refuses to learn from abject failure of all-in schools

Michael Wilshaw, the Chief Schools Inspector, has been telling an audience at Wellington College, gathered for the “Sunday Times Festival of Education”, that comprehensives...

Laura Perrins: The strange death of the socially conservative man. A new burden on the taxpayer

Are there any conservative men left? Oh, for sure there are Conservative Men. They are ten a penny in the think-tanks and down Westminster...

Holly’s Letter from America: Why does the BBC exile Britain’s greatest philosopher Roger Scruton?

The American Michael Sandel is a familiar face in Britain – or, at least a familiar voice. Although he resides on our shores as...

Michael Cook: The transgender movement is not the new civil rights frontier

Denee Mallon is a 73-year-old male-to-female American transsexual who has just won a stunning legal victory. No longer can Medicare refuse to pay Mallon’s...

Alison Figuerido: The party of the family has gone deaf to the pleas of stay-at-home mums

My day is full from start to end with caring for my son. Parent-led playgroups every day, playdates, parks and museums - I am...