Accentuating the negative on race

Accentuating the negative on race

There has been a sharp decline in hard racist attitudes in Britain in the past few years with only one per cent of the population, and those mainly over 50, admitting to being “very prejudiced”. And there has been a continuing steady decline in the number of white...
Nicky Morgan on character education

Nicky Morgan on character education

As a collective, the senior ministers responsible for education in England since the Second World War have been a rather literary lot. The book you choose might depend on your political tastes, perhaps Anthony Crosland’s “The Future of Socialism” or Quentin Hogg’s...
Indiscriminate on Discrimination

Indiscriminate on Discrimination

Last week saw the publication of two Government commissioned reviews, both related to the life chances of minorities. The Lammy Review, published on Friday and led by David Lammy MP, investigated the treatment of and outcomes for ethnic minorities in the criminal...
School superunion offers even more power to the far left

School superunion offers even more power to the far left

The merger of the National Union of Teachers and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers has created the largest education union in Europe. The National Education Union (NEU) clearly believes it is a force for good but experience suggests the far-left elements of...
One and a half cheers for the Integration APPG

One and a half cheers for the Integration APPG

There is a lot to welcome in this latest report on integration from the APPG on the issue but too much is buried under a mound of tendentious political rhetoric about reframing the supposedly “poisonous” contemporary debate about immigration. This is a shame. The...