Christopher Chope, Tory MP for Christchurch, is like a specimen preserved in formaldehyde from a time when Tories were Tories. Gay rights: he has consistently voted against. Hanging: he has voted to bring it back. The House of Lords: he voted to keep the hereditary peerages. The poll tax: he pleaded with John Major’s government [...]
I see that the columnist Suzanne Moore is back on Twitter. Her feed closed down for a while because of the storm she whipped up with a passing comment that was interpreted as disrespectful to Brazilian transsexuals
“You must recognise that we inherited a housing benefit system in London that was completely out of control; some families were getting as much as £104,000 a year,” David Cameron told the left wing Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn…
One of Grant Shapps’s dilemmas as he draws up his election plans is whether to target Taunton Deane.
What is the point of spending a minimum of £25billions renewing the Trident missile system? Its initial purpose was to deter the Warsaw Pact armies from invading Britain.
It has been confirmed that @TatlerAlan is dead, killed in workplace accident: he was caught in the revolving door at Vogue House
Jeremy Lefroy, Tory MP for Stafford, has suggested a way to increase the government’s tax base in these austere times.
The Great Train Robbery still casts a kind of lurid fascination like no other robbery committed on British soil.
The Oxford Union looked like it was courting trouble by inviting Nick Griffin, leader of the BNP, to speak in a debate about being raised by gay parents.
The news that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, the mother to be formerly known as Kate Middleton, will give birth in July to a child fated to live his or her entire life in the glare of publicity seems like a good pretext for reprinting this excerpt from The Evening Independent (no relation) of 10 November 1948.
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