Friday, 27 April 2018

Time to read last rites for the Labour Party

After finishing ‘Ten Years in the Death of the Labour Party’ I followed my usual routine on finishing a book..

By Ben Kelly

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Give EU citizens British citizenship now to avoid another Windrush disaster

During the EU referendum, Brexit campaigners offered numerous reassurances about the rights of EU citizens. These assurances haven’t aged well,..

By Ben Kelly

Monday, 16 April 2018

May's U-turn on the Windrush Generation is too little, too late

The backlash against the mistreatment of Windrush children is growing. The furore has registered with the government, but the response..

By Ben Kelly

Friday, 13 April 2018

The incompetence and insensitivity of the Home Office is a national disgrace

The terrible consequences of bad government policy on individuals is never more apparent than in the actions of the Home..

By Ben Kelly

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Israeli Labor cutting ties with Corbyn shows how bad the situation has become

Poor Jeremy Corbyn. After a long period of political wins where he has been able to bask in the adulation..

By Ben Kelly

Monday, 9 April 2018

I feel no sympathy for the burglar killed by a pensioner - here's why

The case of Richard Osborn-Brooks, the 78-year-old who got into a struggle with 37-year-old Henry Vincent which resulted in the..

By Ben Kelly

Friday, 6 April 2018

This tax on sugar is a waste of time

Once upon a time we were told by public health campaigners and, subsequently, nannying governments that fat was the root..

By Ben Kelly

Monday, 26 March 2018

We must stop squabbling about the referendum result: the battle for Britain has just begun

The EU referendum has long since passed, but the battle for Britain has only just begun. A minority of MPs..

By Ben Kelly

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Gavin Williamson's schoolboy rhetoric shames this government

Gavin Williamson is a politician with a great skill … drawing attention to himself. His entire time as Defence Secretary..

By Ben Kelly