Commentary

The de facto-deputy prime minister Dominc Raab thinks ‘taking the knee’ is something from ‘Game of Thrones’ and called the act – performed around the world by Black Lives Matter protestors - a “symbol of subjugation and subordination”. Raab made the comments in an astonishing interview with talkRadio’s resident ‘provoc-jock’ Julia Hartley-Brewer this morning that revealed again the stupidity and...

PM’s ‘absurd and shameful’ use of Churchill statue escalated by Patel’s...

The prime minister has been accused of “stoking fear and division” ahead of a weekend of anti-racist demonstrations and far-right counter-protests across a country still reeling from last weekend’s iconoclastic events in Bristol. That Boris Johnson’s highly contentious tweets -...

Rees-Mogg is effectively ‘euthanising’ vulnerable MPs

Jacob Rees Mogg has long been painted as an anachronistic, outdated parliamentary throwback from the 19th century which even his supporters have difficulty defending. However, now the Common’s very own...

‘Exceptional  circumstances’ claims Cummings as PM announces further loosening of lockdown

Boris Johnson has unveiled the next lifting of lockdown measures but the details have been overshadowed by the continuing furore surrounding his most senior adviser’s breach of lockdown rules. Dominic...

Lesser mobility affects mental health and governments should take it seriously

And it suddenly came to a kick in the face. Once you were enjoying your cup of coffee at your favourite coffee shop, pursuing the things you were passionate...
UK coronavirus response

UK coronavirus response – government and scientists clash over care homes

In anticipation of a future investigation into the UK coronavirus response and the government's handling of the pandemic, the blame game between scientists and politicians has begun. While the government has always insisted that...

Forget Churchill, Johnson is more akin to the ‘priapic PM’ Asquith

On the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day the Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s letter to the veterans of WW2 described theirs as “the greatest generation of Britons who ever lived”, to whom: “Those...

Govt’s warning to BBC over political bias amid PPE crisis rings hollow

The government’s warning to the BBC that the broadcaster risks losing public confidence amid accusations of political bias during the coronavirus crisis is ringing hollow. Culture secretary Oliver Dowden’s letter to the BBC’s director-general Lord...

As nation stands silent a dead doctor’s son strives to make his father’s plea...

The nation stood for a minute’s silence at 11am this morning (Tuesday) to honour the key workers who lost their lives in the fight against the coronavirus. Last night the national broadcaster exposed the government’s...

‘Bully’ Patel demanded removal of Home Office top official

Home secretary Priti Patel has been accused of “bullying” and “belittling” officials and “creating an ‘atmosphere of fear’” as it emerged she has tried to get rid of her most senior civil servant “after...