Iain Duncan Smith

To provide for Britain’s ageing population, Iain Duncan Smith should embrace the contributory principle in his welfare reforms

Roger Scruton’s new book roots British Conservatism in our distinctive history

British churchmen look to America’s example on welfare

‘The nervous police again demonstrated their institutional failing when they were chased by ever more confident mobs’

Iain Duncan Smith has made a good start on reform but he needs to restore the insurance principle

“To keep entire communities in enforced idleness is to exclude them from full participation in humanity”

The “quiet man” has nerves of steel, and his welfare reform may make the Conservatives the natural party of government again