Melanie Phillips

Archive for October 2012

  • 30 October, 2012

    Step by grudging step – and led by this paper – official Britain has begun to wake up to the scandal of the Liverpool Care Pathway.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 29 October, 2012

    As predictable as the first frosts of autumn, there are shrieks of rage over the proposal to restrict Child Benefit payments to the first two children in a family.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 27 October, 2012

    Until now, such public attention as has been devoted to the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi on September 11, in which the US ambassador to Libya and three others were murdered, has dwelt upon whether President Obama had falsely blamed the attack on violent reaction to a film about Islam even though he knew from the start that this was in fact a premeditated attack by al Qaeda.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 26 October, 2012

    The irrationality and prejudice inherent in the vilification of Israel are becoming ever more egregious.

    Published in: Jewish Chronicle

  • 22 October, 2012

    My column in last week’s Daily Mail, on the abuse of the Liverpool Care Pathway, has generated a very large response both from patients’ relatives with their own stories to tell and from doctors and other health care staff.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 22 October, 2012

    The Jimmy Savile scandal is fast escalating into one of the most shocking cases of a sexual predator that has ever been uncovered.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 16 October, 2012

    Fascinating to see tiny movements on the left to attempt open up debate just a fraction on a taboo subject– and then watch the vicious response.

    Published in: Melanie's blog

  • 15 October, 2012

    For relatives anxious about a frail loved one in hospital, few things could surely sound more reassuring than a ‘care pathway’.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 10 October, 2012

    If Dianafication describes the descent of Britain into emotional incontinence, Borismania describes the descent of Britain into demotic derangement.

    Published in: Daily Mail

  • 9 October, 2012

    If Dianafication describes the descent of Britain into emotional incontinence, Borismania describes its descent into demotic derangement..

    Published in: Melanie"s blog

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About Melanie

Melanie Phillips is a British journalist and author. She is best known for her controversial column about political and social issues which currently appears in the Daily Mail. Awarded the Orwell Prize for journalism in 1996, she is the author of All Must Have Prizes, an acclaimed study of Britain's educational and moral crisis, which provoked the fury of educationists and the delight and relief of parents.

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