Tag: Nadine

A Thought on the Current Abortion Furore

There is nothing in Nadine Dorries’ proposals that prevents BPAS or Marie Stopes setting up a separate counselling arm that is financially independent of the abortion clinic and continuing to offer independent counselling. What would be stopped is that independent

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Responding to Tim Ireland

Two days ago I got into a twitter conversation with Tim Ireland, better known online as @bloggerheads. Tim is widely recognised as a search engine guru, but on the side he’s not a great fan of the Conservative, and in

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Why I’m Voting Conservative

There is one simple reason why I’m not just voting Conservative tomorrow but actually working hard to help elect an MP near to where I live. Here he is: This is the last “official” picture of Zachary. He died around

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How to Say “Sorry” properly

It appears that at the moment, at least for our Prime Minister, sorry seems to be the hardest word. The letter that Brown has sent to those involved in smeargate expresses regret at the course of events, but stops short

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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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Nadine Dorries rises to the Moment

Just watched a brilliant speech in the Common by Nadine Dorries in support of her amendment to the Embryology Bill to reduce the limit for abortion to 20 weeks. Will try and get video up of it ASAP.

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