The Tories have not merely slipped half-forgetfully into socialism, they have seized on it with relish
The following is a guest post by the Rev Dr Peter Mullen, Hon. Chaplain of The Freedom Association.
Theresa May’s brand of conservatism has been called “socialism lite.” This is unfair to her. Perhaps it used to be socialism lite, but it now shows every sign of turning into socialism ‘evvy.
The latest wheeze takes the form of a bribe as the Tories hope to grab the young voters by offering cheaper rail travel. But this is only a gimmick, a sideshow. Across the whole range of economic policies, the government looks increasingly left wing: not far off Miliband’s 2015 election manifesto and certainly well to the left of anything produced by Harold Wilson or Jim Callaghan in the 1960s and 1970s.Read more
Luciana Berger, the Labour MP for Liverpool Wavertree, knows what it's like to be on the receiving end of abuse. Some people have, thankfully, been jailed after harassing her with the most disgusting anti-Semitic hate filled abuse (including death threats) that no-one should have to endure. Now she faces another fight - a fight that will define what the Labour Party is and what it will become.Read more