Parliament v The People

For the HOC to ‘take back control’ they would need to bring primary legislation – on paper they have the numbers – but this would mean overturning the referendum result. We will soon see if the 20 Remain Tories are willing to do this. It would be explosive if they joined with Labour to do […]

Brexit Thoughts

“Some men see things as they are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were, and ask why not.” Robert Kennedy “There are arguments for remaining in the EU and there are arguments for leaving the EU. But there is no case whatever for giving up the benefits of remaining without obtaining the […]

An ‘Odd Position’

In an article about capital punishment in The Economist, the writer noted: many conservative evangelicals have ended up in the odd position of prizing life when it comes to abortion, but not when it comes to prisoners (the Catholic church is pro-life on both counts). I found this an odd thing to say. Given a choice between life […]