Tag: Conservative Party

Paul Goodman on Same-Sex Marriage

Paul Goodman is the editor of Conservative Home. Here’s his piece today. No political party should alter a bedrock institution without the following conditions applying – especially if it is the Conservative Party.  A sizeable campaign to change that institution

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Social Conservatives, Please Don’t Vote Conservative Today

Today across the United Kingdom is election day. Voters up and down the country will  be electing their local councillors, deciding in referenda whether they want town and city mayors, and in London will be settling the Boris v Ken

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Regarding Same-Sex Marriage – An Essay

The more observant of you will have noticed that at the Liberal Democrat Conference this weekend it was announced that the Government intends to move forward with its plans to permit same-sex couples to marry. A number of good articles

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Oldham East and Saddleworth points in one direction

… and that is coalition by-election candidates. A lot of fuss today in centre right blogs on how to respond to the result overnight from the by-election. Conservative Home has joined the criticism of some in the Tory party of

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Sharing Rooms

Many moons ago I went on a road trip through southern Utah with an Anglican priest friend of mine. We drove into St George in the early evening and looked for a cheap motel to stay at. It was when

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Iain Dale on Conservative Blogging in the UK

Iain hits the nail on the head when he highlights the problem the Conservative party has with the internet in general and bloggers in particular: George Osborne may have mentioned the internet in a couple of speeches, but the Conservative

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