Government should make it attractive for entrepreneurs and engineers to come up with new ideas themselves.
Only nine communities in England have royal status as conferred by the monarch – and none are further north than Sutton Coldfield.
Leading by example is all well and good. Impoverishing yourself in order to make a point, not so much.
After a decade of political upheaval, the country is ready for a decade of renewal. It is about time that we followed the example of FDR’s New Deal.
The UK is very well-placed to make the most of a technological boom age – except for one great and persisting tech weakness: a shortage of trained people.
It is utterly confusing to provide 12,000 course options at Level 3 or below. The system must be reformed.
As the son of a plumber who ran his own local business for several decades, I know that such technical professions can be extremely rewarding.