Why I am a British republican

The other day, I wrote about how the timing of discussion about monarchy and republicanism is hardly the fault of those who would prefer to

The timing is not our fault and may bite back

Few people think that funerals are a good time to have a discussion about the merits of a person or institution they represented. As a

No, EN, we can’t all agree to “mark & celebrate”

I appreciate, with the Queen’s platinum jubilee, opinion pieces and editorials on the event are likely to predominate. Of course, there is no problem with

What comfort is there for the Queen in the face of Philip’s death?

On Friday, Prince Philip died. He was a major figure in public life. Though constitutionally his death has no real significance, culturally it has a