Ross Clark


Why the BMA are no better than Arthur Scargill’s rabble

26 May 2016 15:09

That’s the trouble with conducting a strike via social media — press the wrong button and what was supposed to…

Ofsted Chief Inspector visits school

Sir Michael Wilshaw, where are these illegal schools run by the ‘Jewish community’?

18 May 2016 13:21

Apparently, there are secret Jewish schools in Britain where children are taught nothing but the Jewish faith, where they are…


Let’s stop bringing Hitler into the EU debate

17 May 2016 8:48

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could get through just a week of political debate on the EU, or indeed…

The Government Publishes Its White Paper On The Future Of The BBC

Why does the government want a gay quota for BBC management?

15 May 2016 9:00

Of all the things wrong with the BBC, it would be hard to argue that a shortage of gay people…

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England couldn’t cope with a nuclear accident at Hinkley Point

11 May 2016 14:37

An EDF board meeting today could spell the end of the wretched Hinkley Point C nuclear power station and its…


The housing crisis was Sadiq Khan’s secret weapon

7 May 2016 8:57

As Isabel Hardman wrote yesterday, many interpret Labour’s failure to fail on a bigger scale in yesterday’s election results as the…

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Why won’t Labour go for Zac Goldsmith’s non-dom jugular?

3 May 2016 9:51

Trailing in the polls with three days to go until the London mayoral elections, Zac Goldsmith continues to attack his…

BHS To Go Into Administration

Gordon Brown is to blame for making bankruptcy respectable

30 April 2016 9:00

Frumpy, out of date and not much fun – Gordon Brown and BHS go together in more ways than one.  …

The TUC’s claim that childless men get a raw deal is nonsense

26 April 2016 11:40

There is, of course, no crime more dreadful in modern society than discrimination. And how dreadful that new forms of…


Why is the Foreign Office getting involved in America’s gay rights debate?

22 April 2016 8:41

If there was one piece of advice the Foreign Office was going to give to British citizens travelling to the…


No, the NHS isn’t killing off A&E doctors at a young age

7 April 2016 11:24

The junior doctors’ dispute has been characterised by a series of extraordinary claims by the BMA. At one time the…


The state bailed out our banks. Should it also save our steel industry?

5 April 2016 10:54

‘We cannot have a situation where the banks are able to privatise their profits and nationalise their losses,’ declared Vince…

Day 2 - Paralympic Torch Relay

In defence of Boris Johnson

27 March 2016 10:10

It is good that Matthew Parris has taken on Boris. The Mayor has had too easy a press in many…


What the RSS Boaty McBoatface saga really tells us about British democracy

22 March 2016 10:36

Our leaders, of course, love democracy – until it comes up with an answer different to the one they were…

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The Left are making a pact with God over Sunday trading laws

9 March 2016 17:44

Later today, barring last minute developments, Labour and SNP MPs will temporarily unite with the Conservatives’ religious right to defeat…

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Even the French are starting to realise that Hinkley Point is a nuclear turkey

7 March 2016 11:41

The finance director of EDF, the French energy giant, has quit over its plans to build George Osborne’s new pet…

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Big business backing the ‘In’ campaign shows us what’s wrong with the EU

24 February 2016 21:25

So, FTSE 100 company bosses have come out in favour of staying in the EU – even if, as Ed…


The whale has become Britain’s sacred cow

11 February 2016 12:22

Imagine if a bunch of Bollywood celebrities turned up in Britain to protest outside steak houses, lie down in front…

Oxbridge colleges are drowning in celebrity appointments like Emma Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch

6 February 2016 9:32

An Oxford College has done something really offensive, and it doesn’t involve a statue of a white supremacist. Lady Margaret…

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Does John McDonnell have any savings for a rainy day?

1 February 2016 16:26

It is very sporting of John McDonnell to release his tax return for us all to inspect. It is reassuring…

Any further delay to Hinkley would be catastrophic for UK energy security (Picture: PA)

Why would anyone invest in energy when the policies are so fickle?

28 January 2016 18:08

In 2007 Vincent de Rivaz, chief executive of EDF’s UK arm, made the now-infamous promise that by Christmas 2017 we…

Rahumullah Ahmedi and next door neighbour Ajmal Kadari, both from Afghanistan, outside their front doors in Costa Street, Middlesbrough (Photo: PA)

A select committee revelation: the doors were painted red 20 years ago

26 January 2016 19:44

The whole purpose of parliamentary select committees was supposed to be to help inform policy-making. Instead, they have sunk to…

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There’s a reason why Middlesbrough asylum-seekers’ doors are red, and it’s not ‘apartheid’

21 January 2016 12:04

Was there ever a less convincing scandal than the revelation that a landlord who rents houses to G4S for housing asylum-seekers…


Forget ‘peak home furnishings’. We may have reached ‘peak Ikea’

19 January 2016 14:16

Retail empires, like the political and military kind, are tragedies. They grow from modest beginnings, pushing all others aside until…


The Hatton Garden mob are greedy and immoral. Stop treating them as folk heroes

15 January 2016 13:33

The Today programme often has one choking on one’s porridge, but this morning’s edition had an item even more infuriating than…