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.
Where there is need, front line staff like doctors and nurses are underpaid, relative to what they should receive, and where there isn’t, a whole host of people are well paid.
A flexible labour market, a well-regarded legal system, and comparatively favourable demographics relative to the major European economies are all valuable assets.
Shifting the focus to FE is not only the right thing to do, but would send a powerful message.
The digital revolution throws up a legion of big policy questions – from the ethics of AI to stopping terrorism online. We can make a start by getting the facts right.
Plus: We need a Housing Minister who will do for new homes what Michael Heseltine did with development corporations in the 1980s.
Brexit offers an opportunity to change our path – and failing to do so could bring very serious electoral consequences.
An unholy alliance of vested commercial interests on the one hand, and left-leaning commentators on the other, have poisoned the well of the debate on migration.
British workers must be equipped for the task – especially since voters have sent a clear message about wanting stricter controls on immigration.
We present chapter and verse of seven ways in which Project Fear’s short-term warnings have turned out to be mistaken.
Opposition politicians are wrong in their assessment of the country’s economic response to Covid.