The effect of benefit policy changes on the incomes of working-age adults and children since 2010 has been an average loss of £375 per year compared with a boost to pensioners of £510 per year.
Parliament sports childcare facilities that most working parents could only dream of – precisely to let MPs focus on their job.
Housing, childcare, and student loans are three areas where the Government could offer a new deal to the next generation.
Parents are becoming more and more reliant on schools – and the state – to play the role of mum and dad.
The Education Secretary will have powers to decide key details later, without parliamentary oversight – such as sharing children’s sensitive personal data.
The exorbitant cost of raising a family has deep structural causes, but Johnson doesn’t operate on such terms.
Assessing individual rather than household income ignores real circumstances and penalises families.
The move is also out of step with public opinion, and risks fueling negative social trends.
The Government gains from her making a Tory case on disparities, which too few of her colleagues are willing to do.
If Britain is happy to keep commercial surrogacy illegal here, why is it okay for British citizens to exploit foreign women?