A toxic combination of soft-sentencing and a complete lack of prison authority have left our prisons in a rotten state. We must restore the principle of deterrence to have any chance of reducing Britain’s high incarceration rate.
Simon Bonney looks at Spreadsheet Phil’s budget and how much conservatives can cheer about it.
One of the most extraordinary trends of the last year, which has been slow-burning for the last five or six, is the fracturing of liberalism. A long-lasting trope used to defend broadly conceived notions of political and social liberalism…