Questioning the value of a peerage

Francis Davis (a fellow of Blackfriars, Oxford) had an article in the Guardian yesterday: The cardinal must not become a peer. Davis argues that
Britons should put pen to paper to protect O'Connor from the (well-evidenced) ruthlessness of the Labour machine.
He suggests that the acceptance of a peerage would be a "political coup" for Labour, providing an opportunity for doorstep campaigners in marginal seats.

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