Whilst it is not my role or wish to take sides in the Conservative leadership campaigns, it is my right as a citizen to question the statements and assumptions being made by the candidates from a neutral... More

At last the remaining candidates for the leadership of the Conservative party all took part in a BBC debate, including Boris Johnson, the front runner. Hitherto he has remained aloof to avoid gaffes that... More

The concept is simple. We place a post box at the entrance of our church and invite people to anonymously deposit their ‘Big Questions’ in it over the course of several weeks. We then take the questions,... More

Theresa May’s resignation has triggered an election process for selecting her successor. That began this week and will take the best part of six weeks. Candidates had to be sitting MPs who had the support... More

Few would deny that Britain is more divided than at any time in living memory. If we want to heal those divisions, we have first to understand their causes. Superficially, the 2016 referendum and the vote... More

The EU Parliamentary Elections revealed two things. The nation continues to be deeply divided on whether or not to leave the EU, and is frustrated with the politicians for not resolving the issue one way... More

Last month’s elections to the EU Parliament produced some challenging evidence about Brexit Britain, but it needs careful analysis. Superficially the elections were a startling success for the Brexit party,... More

Climate change has been in the news a lot lately. The Extinction Rebellion protest in central London grabbed the headlines. Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish girl who led a school strike about climate... More

Freedom of religion or belief is a human right enshrined in Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Notwithstanding these noble... More

British politics is in an almighty mess and there are no quick or easy ways to sort it out. Brexit is obviously one of the causes of this mess, but it’s not the only one. The result of the 2016 Referendum... More

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