After the Scottish Parliament accepted a new piece of legislation which simplifies the procedure of changing one’s legal gender, the transfer of trans prisoners (from male to female facilities) was paused by the UK Justice Secretary.
Parts of the December 2022 ruling that said sending migrants to Rwanda was legal may now be challenged at the UK Court of Appeal.
It is not only British Conservatives, but members of the liberal opposition, too, who are alarmed by the move. Even Keir Starmer, the leader of the Labour Party came out in opposition to reducing the age limit for legally changing one’s gender.
Increasing labour productivity is the most important determinant of sustainable, long-term economic growth. More investment, both in human and physical capital and technology, are of paramount importance in order to achieve it.
Evidence indicates that the UK has become more polarised when it comes to people’s positions on salient issues. Great Britain is also witnessing a fragmentation of political support and ‘affective polarisation’ related to people’s Brexit identities.
While the Royal Air Force is busy filling up its ranks with diversity hires, Beijing is happy to employ British ex-pilots to train the next generation of Chinese fighters. As crisis looms over Taiwan, these pilots’ experience is vital for China.
When we think of the scale of suffering the war in Ukraine has been causing worldwide, it is hard to believe that Kyiv all but finalised a peace agreement with Moscow as early as April, less than two months into the war, only to be pressured by the West to drop it. Recent revelations strongly suggest that this might be the case.
The UK economy is under great pressure from the sanctions imposed on Russia. Energy prices have soared, and inflation is sky high. putting a strain on the population’s wellbeing. Meanwhile. the government keeps funding Ukraine.
As the UK’s largest gender clinic is being forced to shut down while it faces a giant class-action lawsuit on behalf of angry parents, the very future of medically assisted gender transition is being questioned. Douglas Murray called it three years ago.
Can the UK stick to its Net Zero goals as record heatwaves, the need to find a new PM and the cost of living crisis puts it all in jeopardy?