Boris Johnson took on a case of self-harm in his first cabinet reshuffle as prime minister, when he offered the then Chancellor, Sajid Javid, conditions to the job that he could not commandeer. Mr Javid, to keep his job, would have had to replace all of his political advisors. Mr Javid aptly resigned, with … Continue reading A refusal to accept
Back in February of 2019, Matt Hancock, health secretary, strongly advocated for the idea of the NHS providing predictive genetic tests for common cancers and heart disease. A sense of threat, however, ensued after his comments and, since then, there has been no mention of such an undertaking by the NHS. Genotyping, for instance, is … Continue reading The genetic NHS
By Hobhouse The video that surfaced this week of British soldiers in Afghanistan taking aim at a picture of Her Majesty’s leader of the opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, cannot be exonerated from our current political predicament. This unflattering episode for the armed forces goes beyond left and right politics, it even goes beyond Brexit. It speaks … Continue reading Corbyn, put your hands-up!