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.
Some Tory members would see such a development as nothing less than an establishment coup: as a conspiracy of bad actors working together to win revenge for Brexit.
It will, for one, open the door to numerous other interest groups, who will demand for such a policy to be maintained or used again in the future.
By using sugar tax funds, it could greatly alleviate some of the difficulties in schools across the country.
There is clearly a demand by parents for a more bespoke education in a smaller class size.
That schooling can improve earning potential doesn’t mean that ever-more schooling is good for all kids in the aftermath of a pandemic.
We found over a million people excluded from the Government schemes are struggling to pay for food and everyday essentials.
While the Chancellor’s recovery measures look drastic, they are “middle of the pack” when compared to others in the world.
For a country deep in debt, lofty thoughts are not enough to justify such huge numbers of students doing things that don’t help them economically,
There is an unsolvable and immeasurable balance between lives and livelihoods. So we are going to need consensus across the House.