David Cameron has reiterated his pledge to introduce tax breaks for married couples but Francis Phillips is not holding her breath
Topic: David Cameron
Ken Clarke says Ukip voters are closet racists and loonies. Well, I’m not a racist. And Clarke would have had us in the eurozone: he’s the loonie, surely?
Ukip policies are mostly either sensible or profoundly right. So until the Tories come to their senses I shall be voting for them
Conviction politics is back, they say. But will the politicians keep it up; and do they really mean it?
If you believe that there is such a thing as truth, then you have to tell those who disagree with you, voters or not, that they are just wrong
As Cardinal Ratzinger, Benedict XVI made his views on foreign policy explicit, but he never reiterated them as pope
The Holy Father’s warnings on secularism and religious liberty are borne out by the consequences of the same sex marriage Bill.
But will the next pope carry on the struggle against the dictatorship of relativism with the same clarity and determination?
Forcing through the same-sex marriage Bill will bring Cameron down: his determination to do it shows how out of touch he has become
He has thrown away his authority as Tory leader over an issue utterly irrelevant to the nation’s problems. Is he mad?
Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor says there was no mention of same-sex marriage in his party’s manifesto
Ukip plans to derail the Tories over gay marriage: Farage has perceptively concluded that this, not the economy or Europe, is what will destroy Cameron
Farage understands the Tory grassroots much better than Cameron and his pals; this, in the end, is what will unseat him as leader of the party
Archbishops of Westminster and Southwark urge faithful to oppose Bill on same-sex marriage
To my surprise, I find myself agreeing with Clegg and Miliband about Leveson: Cameron looks as though he is intent on undermining the whole thing
But this is a very long report: it needs to be read and re-read carefully by everyone involved before any legislation is enacted. But this operation mustn’t be allowed to fail