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All articles & reviews tagged with boris-johnson

News

March 2020
News > Politics

Brexit implications set out by Christian Institute

Director of The Christian Institute, Colin Hart, has written about the implications of Brexit for the issues the Institute deals with. Mr Hart said, ‘The Institute didn’t take sides in the referendum. We are supported by both Leavers and Remainers. But from whatever viewpoint, supporters have been asking about how Brexit affects the sorts…

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Article

March 2020
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

What can evangelicals expect from Boris’s new government?

The dust has settled on the general election. Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party won with a substantially increased majority. His Brexit deal was passed and – while we can expect more Brexit battles in the months and years ahead (oh, what joy) – the government can get on with other issues on its agenda. So,…

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News

October 2018
News > Society

Reaction to the ‘Boris burka row’

In August, Boris Johnson wrote an article in the Daily Telegraph saying the ‘burka is oppressive and ridiculous, but that’s still no reason to ban it’. In his article he described those who display only their eyes as ‘looking like letterboxes’. The commentariat exploded into a frenzy of outrage. Here is a selection of…

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COMMENT: Boris, burkas and bans

Article

October 2018
Articles > Comment

COMMENT: Boris, burkas and bans

The discussion sparked by Boris Johnson’s burka comments raises some important points. I want to defend religious freedom, so I don’t like politicians telling people how to observe their religious practices. I want to defend free speech, so I don’t like the way people wanted Boris to be ‘investigated’ for his remarks. I am…

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