Tag : alex passingham

The liberal who cried wolf

2 years ago / 0 comments

First things first; a disclaimer. Like 99% of the people I know I find Trump’s Muslim ban repulsive, ill thought out and counterproductive. As such it became a valid topic for what was Leeds’ third protest in just over a week, following the demonstrations after Trump’s inauguration and the Leeds … Read More

The Gryphon asks: should Nigel Farage be given a government position to help with official relations between Britain and the U.S?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Yes – Rory Claydon After the results of this election seeing Donald Trump being swept into the White House, I can say that it would be in Britain’s best interests to keep a good working relationship up with the new President-elect, after all the special relationship we have with the … Read More

Gay rights or party politics?

2 years ago / 0 comments

“I don’t support gay marriage in spite of being a Conservative. I support gay marriage because I am a Conservative”. With those words at a Conservative conference in 2011, David Cameron (remember him?) set Britain on a course towards being a country where marriage would no longer be denied to … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: In defence of grammar schools

2 years ago / 0 comments

More than most political issues, the debate around Grammar schools is both personal and extremely passionate. For those in favour, grammars are a vehicle for social mobility, providing children from ordinary backgrounds an education on par with that their wealthier contemporaries pay for at private schools. For those against, they … Read More