Parliament

Parliament's vote to bomb Syria has already won the moral victory against ISIL

  As I began writing this within an hour of the Commons vote, 4 RAF Tornadoes were already on their way to bomb Syria. This is it; the UK is now fully embroiled in the multilateral effort to strike Islamic State/ISIL/Daesh…

Phantoms of a Labour-SNP opera

  If the polls are to be believed (and they are variable and conflicting, to say the least), the Conservative Party is looking to be unlikely to command a majority…

The myth of the undeserving poor

  Unlike most Christian initiatives, this week's Feeding Britain report on poverty and foodbank use has whipped up a media storm filling up plenty of column inches and broadcast minutes. And it…