Our Commission has begun to build consensus around what is needed, and we must now work together to extend that consensus and generate the coordinated action that is required.
The twenty-fourth 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 first 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 Chancellor, too, is right to focus on using incentives to encourage those who can work to remain in the labour force and this should figure prominently in the March Budget.
It cannot be right that the law offers stringent protections against unequal treatment only after birth.
Factors responsible for reading problems include poor teaching, visual stress under fluorescent light, and temporary hearing loss in early childhood.
With nearly 14 million disabled people living in the UK, more should be involved in legislation and decision making.
We need specific, ring-fenced funding for them – which we on the Women and Equalities committee have been calling for.
Introduced with the best of intentions, they have grown and morphed beyond reason – more so than Macpherson could surely have imagined.
The levelling up agenda depends upon nation-wide digital inclusivity. If we give up on this, we will be trying to deliver it with one hand held behind our back.
I urge Ministers to make one simple change to the Domestic Abuse Bill – to start the necessary recording of data of victims and survivors.
The Government needs to expand the definition of ‘vulnerable’ to include carers and families with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities).