Friday 19 January 2018

A lurch towards more religious segregation in schools?

The appointment of Damian Hinds as Secretary of State for Education in the mid-January cabinet re-shuffle threatens further expansion of religious segregation in publicly funded schools. Plans to remove the 50% ceiling on religion-based admissions were put forward by the Government in a Green Paper in 2016, but were put on ice by the previous…

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Thursday 11 January 2018

Time to stop beating about the bush

Farage’s tongue-in-cheek  suggestion that he might support the call for a second referendum to kill off Remain illustrates all too clearly the mistake that Lib Dem and Green politicians have made in campaigning for another referendum rather than positively for the UK to stay in the EU. Public opinion (despite mounting evidence of the huge…

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Wednesday 3 January 2018

Access to Justice – time for politicians to listen

Following the Government’s release in December of its generally positive response to David Lamy MP’s hard-hitting review into the treatment of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the criminal justice system, it is high time for politicians of all parties to look carefully at the recent report of the Bach Commission on the closely…

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