I feel that, through no fault of the the parents, there is an expectation to work before looking after your family. Living costs mean it is unaffordable for only one parent to work and there is less importance attached to bringing up children.
An appalling Tory dinosaur, perhaps?
Well no, actually. One of those liberal types at the yooniuns as it goes. Mourning the loss of family life and the outcomes that have accompanied the move toward
But then this is the world Michael Gove envisions, encapsulating his less than rigorous protection of that keystone of conservative thought: the family. Which cheers his liberal allies in the Labour Party, at one as they are with him on this precise point.
And all the while social conservatives on his own benches cheer and laud him as their hero, precisely whilst he pulls the rug from under their most cherished beliefs.
But then caricatured culture wars are a bit like that - close your eyes and your ears and you'll soon unwittingly smear your allies and cheer your foes.
And so whilst Michael Gove and the rest of statist liberals at the DfE continue to
And it's against the whole political system that they do it.