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CCHQ drops centralisation plans after members' outcry

15 Feb 2018

Last week Guido told how the Tories were moving to centralise the candidate selection process and break the 150 year-old constituency association link. The story was followed up in the weekend papers and caused considerable consternation am… read more

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Aid agencies and the balance of power

14 Feb 2018

Vinay Samuel and Chris Sugden 

Church of England Newspaper February 16th

            At the heart of the issue raised by Oxfam’s activities in Haiti in 2011 is the imbalance of power in any charitable engagement with powerless and poor peop… read more

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Respect democracy!

12 Feb 2018

We don’t want gay marriage, says Bermuda. Oh yes you do, insists meddling Britain

By Andrew Tettenborn

February 12, 2018 

We always suspected that the bien-pensants of Blackheath and the human rights enthusiasts of Hampstead didn’t really l… read more

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No retreat from the Public Square

21 Dec 2017

By Michael Nazir-Ali 

I have worked for a number of years with persecuted Christians and those of other faiths, especially in the Middle East and South Asia.Sometimes I am asked about those who feel they are ‘persecuted’ nearer home, i

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Transgenderism and this insane ban on free speech

20 Dec 2017

The attack on freedom of speech last week in the Welsh Assembly was both shocking and unsurprising at the same time. Gareth Bennett was barred from addressing the Welsh Parliament until he apologises for supposedly ‘offensive, hateful, tran… read more

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How Hammond could put marriage back in fashion

22 Nov 2017

No man is an island. The UK income tax system chooses to treat its citizens as though each were one; as though each were an autonomous unit without responsibility for, or need of, anyone else but the State; as though families no longer matt… read more

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