Peter Wilby was editor of the Independent on Sunday from 1995 to 1996 and of the New Statesman from 1998 to 2005. He writes the weekly First Thoughts column for the NS.
James Tooley argues that by renting low-cost buildings and cutting out “frills”, private education can be brought within the means of many more families.
No traitors, saboteurs or enemies of the people are to be seen in new editor’s pages.
The former Guardian editor retired in 2015 but his story has, in his own words, “no ending, happy or otherwise”.
In the wake of the Stephen Lawrence case, racism was defined as “any incident which is perceived to be racist by the victim or any other person”.
It was to stop what were often essentially protection rackets that Robert Peel founded the Metropolitan Police.
Private companies now give patients the opportunity to jump the appointments queue.
The Brexit negotiations are now in their downward phase, with Liam Fox rating “no deal” as odds-on.
Paper not only published Johnson’s Pravda-style piece but ran a summary as the front-page splash.
“Taking back control” is a fantasy, and Brussels could decide to make an example of us.
Told the PM that she risks the fate of her predecessor Robert Peel, who split the Conservatives and left them “out of majority office for 28 years”.