Conservative ministers ‘delighted’ to fly LGBT flag over government buildings

Jun 22, 2015 by

From Breitbart: Conservative ministers have expressed their “delight” at flying the LGBT flag over government buildings over the next week, to coincide with ‘Pride’ celebrations across the world. David Cameron’s Conservative-led government decided to feature the gay pride flag on top of British government buildings for the first time in 2012, and will continue the trend this year, despite critics being told for the past three years that the measure was a Liberal Democrat initiative, prompted...

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Muslim extremism: Why David Cameron’s views are dangerously naive

Jun 19, 2015 by

By Mark Woods, Christian Today: Why are young British Muslims going off to fight for a cause that involves burning people alive or chopping their heads off? Now we know, or at least we know what the Prime Minister thinks. In a speech today, he said: “The cause is ideological. It is an Islamist extremist ideology: one that says the West is bad and democracy is wrong, that women are inferior and homosexuality is evil. “It says religious doctrine trumps the rule of law and Caliphate...

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Former Education Secretary moves to abolish Christian teaching

Jun 16, 2015 by

By Mark Ellse, The Conservative Woman: At first glance, the Westminster Faith Debate’s pamphlet co-authored by former Education Secretary Charles Clarke, sounds reasonable. On the subject of school assemblies, the former Education Secretary writes that their “form and character […] should be left to the governors of the individual schools.” Speaking on the Today programme yesterday, Clarke said we are seventy years on from legislation that requires schools to have an act of collective worship...

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UK Foreign Secretary orders Embassies not to fly rainbow flag

Jun 16, 2015 by

By Nick Hallett, Breitbart: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has ordered UK embassies around the world to not fly the gay rainbow flag during pride marches. According to the Daily Mail the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London will also not fly the rainbow banner this year, unlike last year when it boasted about the flag on Twitter. A spokesman said: “The Union Flag always takes priority. It is flown from the FCO’s main flagpole at all times. It is never substituted for...

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Helping families – the missing link in Cameron’s aspiration policy

Jun 15, 2015 by

By Paul Goodman, Conservative Home: £46,000,000,000 is so humongous a sum of money as to be almost unimaginable: I have piled on the noughts, rather than write the usual word “billon”, in order to project some impression of its scale. It is a larger sum than the spend of the whole Scottish Government.  It is bigger than the spending of some UK government departments – indeed, it is larger than that of the Home Office, Transport and Justice departments rolled together.  It is more than is...

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Ben Harris-Quinney suspended from Conservative party

May 30, 2015 by

From Steerpike, Spectator: Earlier this month Ben Harris-Quinney stepped down as the chairman of the Bow Group, following internal frictions over the Conservative think tank’s partial Ukip endorsement ahead of the election. Now Harris-Quinney, who was elected as a Tory councillor earlier this month, has been suspended from the Conservative Party. In an email circulated to staff, a Conservative spokesman reveals the suspension is pending an investigation into the circumstances in which he...

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