We need to do more to improve maths and data skills in the country; new funding will help the Government achieve that.
Academic institutions have revived towns and cities, spreading opportunity and reskilling the workforce, among other benefits.
Speaking to a Conservative MP, his view of the biggest issue facing the party was simple: ‘access to a GP’. His mailbox was filling up.
Tory candidates in London, Manchester and Oxfordshire made their opposition to these schemes known. It didn’t win us votes.
It could take action to reduce industrial electricity costs, among other important steps.
Plus: The North London polenta-eating intelligentsia can’t cope with a North East accent. And: A secret wedding is possible.
In terms of parliamentary seats, CCHQ now needs to be targeting the North East of England much more broadly for the next election.
The calling-in of a planning application to open a coalmine at Whitehaven suggests prioritising green optics over Northern livelihoods.
It accounts for a larger share of output and a much larger share of productivity growth in poorer regions of the UK
The final part in ConHome’s series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
The first in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
We cannot waste the opportunity that our Government’s high-speed rail investment plans presents.
The fifth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
It is much more than its main urban areas. So the restrictions feel really unfair to some – such as those I know in County Durham.
So how do we get more good, high-paying jobs into poorer areas? One specific opportunity relevant in a lot of Red Wall seats is advanced manufacturing.