A guest post by Andrew Lilico.
Peter has noted that the Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill contains two specific prohibitions on “gay to straight conversion therapies”. First, the Bill mandates that a new code of ethics for registered counsellors, therapists and psychotherapists include a “prohibition on gay to straight conversion therapy”. Second, whereas other violations . . . → Read More: Guest Post – Andrew Lilico on the Gay Change Bill
So the Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill has been published and it’s exactly what I expected.
A BILL TO
Provide that the Health Professionals Council be the regulatory body for counsellors and psychotherapists; and for connected purposes.
BE IT ENACTED
by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the . . . → Read More: The Ex-Gay Therapy Bill
Russell Brand was on Newsnight on Wednesday evening and lots of people have been commenting on what he said. Lots of it has been quite laudatory, so one wonders what it was he shared that was so inspiring.
Have you got that?
Brand wants a revolution He doesn’t believe this can be achieved by . . . → Read More: Russell Brand on Newsnight
News this morning of the Government’s plans to make those on unemployment benefit for over two years contribute something towards their payments from the State. As usual some on the right are delighted and some on the left are apoplectic. Cheers rise from those who think that a large proportion of those claiming Job Seeker’s . . . → Read More: Fair Work?
A fascinating interview with Jim Messina who has been hired by the Conservatives in the UK to help them at the next General Election.
Amazing stuff. They basically modelled elector behaviour and worked out what things made people more likely to vote Democrat and then targeted them specifically on those issues.
An intriguing piece by Andrew Lilico over at Archbishop Cranmer.
Here is a sine qua non for a religion’s being de facto the state religion: conduct in accordance with the orthodox requirements of that religion must be at the very least presumed legal. For example, Roman Catholicism could not truly be the state religion if it were . . . → Read More: Andrew Lilico – State Religion?