Charity and Compassion: Against an Opt-out Donation System (Speech)│ Jake Scott

This article is the first of two addressing the debate of whether the UK should introduce an opt-out system for organ donation. The other article, in favour, by Xenios Matjilla can be read here.Recently, the University of Birmingham Conservatives hosted their Port and Policy debating event, in which the motion of “This house believes the […]

A Brief History of Conservatism (VII): Freedom

Before this article begins proper, to assuage any impression of inconsistency between this article and the previous article on rights, I would like to reiterate that the concept of rights, for the conservative, is the traditionally liberal conception of being a language of politics, and hence of governance. ‘Rights’ are something you claim against the […]