Tag: Free Vote

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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Voting Labour is Un-Christian

Now there’s a provocative blog post title and no mistake, but it’s the view put forward this morning by Cranmer: When is a free vote not a free vote? When it is an issue of conscience and Harriet Harman leads

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The Hypocrisy of Labour

Information is beginning to emerge about how the abortion vote on Tuesday evening was subtlely whipped by Labour. As Conservative Home point out this morning in this great chart, the abortion vote did split roughly on party lines. Now some

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Rowan opposes the Embryology Bill

Now the Archbishop of Canterbury steps in to highlight the problems with mixing DNA. Dr Williams attacked proposals in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill which could open the door to research into hybrid embryos and which would remove the

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