What turns young people away from the Conservatives isn’t more education. It’s the retreat of the property-owning democracy.
The Culture Secretary deserves a gold-plated edition of the Bluffers’ Guide to Politics, and must feel this morning like the proverbial dog with two cocks.
So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.
The effect of the so-called Bosman ruling would be to create a revolting stagnation of the English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish leagues.