Any Questions? in Chatteris

Claire was at Chatteris Parish Church in Cambridgeshire this week for the recording of BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions?, along with Lord Deben, Baroness Fox, Richard Madeley, Melanie Onn and presenter Chris Mason. The panel answered audience questions on the attitude of world leaders to climate change, the dispute with France over fishing rights, compulsory … Read more

Let’s not stay silent

Claire, writing in The MJ, argues that while most of us will never have our lives threatened for our views, Cancel Culture can make cowards of us all… Public service is always impressive, a building block of democracy. It requires giving of yourself for the public good. In wake of the horrific murder of David … Read more

How to do politics in an era of cancel culture

Watch Claire’s speech at the Reform UK 2021 conference on 4th October, in which she warned delegates about the dangers of tit-for-tat cancel culture and argued that woke politics needs to be confronted by ‘going high when they go low’…

Free Speech Nation: The Podcast

Claire was the latest guest on Andrew Doyle’s Free Speech News podcast, and discussed why she set up the Battle of Ideas festival, the dangers of lazy woke/anti-woke caricatures, post-Brexit political discourse, and the reasons she accepted a position in the House of Lords. The Battle of Ideas takes place at Church House in Westminster … Read more

Battle of Ideas next weekend

Claire spoke to Neil Oliver on GB News about the Battle of Ideas festival taking place in Westminster on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th October. No vaccine passports, no age limits, no special requirements – all you need to join us at the Battle of Ideas festival is an open mind. See the Battle of … Read more