The twentieth article in a new series on ConHome about how government might be made smaller, taxpayers better off and and society stronger – through strong families, better schools and good jobs.
The UK needs a more highly-skilled workforce which is sufficiently agile to meet the changing face of working life. Delivering one will require the whole Whitehall machine.
Rather than a gimmicky new layer of Government it would have been better to adopt a more localist approach of handing powers to existing local authorities.
Learning is vital to rehabilitation; my committee’s new report contains a clear programme for long-overdue reform.
My Conservative predecessors have made possible to achieve the best education system in the world.