Tag: social cohesion

Gettin’ ‘Em Young…

It’s a tradition that dates back to the 1930s and it’s designed to give all children in Finland, no matter what background they’re from, an equal start in life. The maternity package – a gift from the government – is…

They Don’t Always Get Their Way

At a licensing meeting held yesterday it was revealed how the authority area was now the second worst in Yorkshire and the Humber for such violence, with figures showing: Up to 40 per cent of arrests are associated with alcohol…

Oh, Look, My Job Is Just Too Hard…!

Hull divisional commander Chief Superintendent Rick Proctor said the police had reviewed their response to horse fairs staged by travellers following last year’s events. Because it was, to put it mildly, inadequate. And why? Well, because it’s just too difficult!…

The Problem With ‘White Flight’…

…is that sooner or later, you find your back against the cliff. Sometimes literally: The council wants to build 1,200 homes across the borough and is promising a mix of council homes and first time buyer schemes, but residents say…

Raising The Stasi Of The Future?

The newly-opened Greenwich Free School has radically tough rules on phones, which involve searching pupils if there is “intelligence” they are carrying one and then confiscating it until the end of term. But Lisa Wells claims her daughter Britney Staples…

The Hierarchy Of Victimhood…

A teenage student was subjected to a brutal beating – just for having long hair. Harley Davies, 17, was set on by a gang of youths who shouted an obsenity (sic) at him and told him to go and get…

See? It’s Our Society At Fault, Really….

Jonathan Harker desperately attempts to deflect the recent bad publicity for Muslims: How did middle-aged Asian men from tight-knit communities even come into contact with white teenage girls in Rochdale? The main cultural relevance in this story is that vulnerable,…