Ben Kelly

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Thursday, 1 October 2020

Brexit, what Brexit? Rejoining EFTA is the way to make Brexit work for Britain

Deal or no deal? That is the question. It’s the same one we’ve been mulling over for four years now. …

By Ben Kelly

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Rachel Johnson’s ridiculous booze ban would unleash the next English Civil War

Professor Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance warned yesterday that without further measures the UK will see 50,000 cases a …

By Ben Kelly

Friday, 21 August 2020

The buck stops with Boris for this government’s litany of failures

Boris Johnson was always going to be a divisive prime minister. His leading role in the Vote Leave campaign meant …

By Ben Kelly

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

PM must get a grip and sack Williamson

So, there we have it, the most predictable U-turn ever has finally happened. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation …

By Ben Kelly

Friday, 14 August 2020

Teacher assessments must be trusted for the beleaguered class of Covid-19

For the government not to see the mess coming with exam results and admissions months ago as we sank deeper …

By Ben Kelly

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

The high street needs to change - an online sales tax is not the answer

We didn’t tax compact discs to save vinyl, nor did we tax iPods to save the compact disc, and we …

By Ben Kelly

Monday, 20 July 2020

Protect human rights: don't replicate the European Arrest Warrant

One of the biggest but least discussed benefits of Brexit is leaving the European Arrest Warrant. It was frequently cited …

By Ben Kelly

Saturday, 18 July 2020

The highs and lows of lockdown parenting

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Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Cummings affair vindicates Johnson’s critics and destroys the government's moral authority

Why sacrifice your trusted advisor when you could instead sacrifice the integrity and moral authority of the whole government during …

By Ben Kelly