Jess Phillips and Afghanistan

I strongly support the concept of rough parity in the number of male and female members of Parliament in the UK. The Labour Party has brought this about by means of all-women shortlists. Although the aim of this was laudable the policy has had some unforeseen consequences. One is that some of the appointees were… Continue reading Jess Phillips and Afghanistan

Invisible Boys

In the UK it is the school exam results season. First, the Advanced Level exams (A-levels)that give entry into University, then GCSEs that are taken at approximately age 16. Every year record numbers of top grades are obtained but this year has seen even more of an uptick because there have been no examinations and… Continue reading Invisible Boys