The pandemic showed that the current safety net has big gaps in it. Here’s how to fill them without further draining the public purse.
The policy had real and sometimes tragic costs, but it isn’t obvious they could have been as easily avoided as some make out.
A Labour activist with an £85,000-per-annum sinecure left her unpaid Manchester counterpart to fight for British clubbing.
In response to William Atkinson’s scepticism last week, here the Director of the Adam Smith Institute makes the case for consols.
Our experience is that most employers are keeping an open mind about hybrid models of working.
As Starmer comes under police investigation, Nandy hits out at a “desperate attempt to sling mud”.
If ‘one rule for them’ seems to apply to both Government and Opposition, politics as a whole will suffer.
From vaccine take-up to underlying conditions, the pandemic showed how far we are from health equality.
“The damage is already done; the public have made up their mind. They don’t believe a word the Prime Minister says – they know what he is.”
“I acknowledged the hurt and the anger, and I said people had a right to expect better of their Prime Minister.”
Before the pandemic one in nine young people had a probable mental health condition. That number has now jumped to one in six.
As more and more people turn to private health providers, the narrative is finally shifting.
And yet I can’t help yearning for proof that Britain still has it in her, and for a Prime Minister willing to make tough but necessary choices.
From early years and ‘ghost children’ to skills and tuition, what ministers should tackle next.
As Blair realised, but his successor apparently does not, hysterical denunciations of political leaders are liable to prove counter-productive.