The necessary evaluations involve many voices and inevitably take time. Although this can be frustrating, it means outcomes are much more resistant to influence from groups and individuals with extreme agendas and ideologies.
Prioritise sex over gender identity for safety and practical reasons, then have ministers publish guidance that is as black-and-white as possible, and prepare for the inevitable legal challenges.
The twenty-second 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.
The twenty-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.
The waves of strikes we are seeing punish patients, children, and commuters. Acceding to the inflated pay demands of the unions would punish us all by making our inflation problem worse.
By holding firm, the Government should make clear to striking teachers it is not only their own time they are wasting but that of a generation of pupils who have already lost too much.
“That is why if we want to halve inflation, if we want to get growth going and reduce debt, we need to make sure that the public finances are stabilised.”
We cannot stand by whilst Welsh Labour fail our children, and pack our schools with their union cronies.
Parents are becoming more and more reliant on schools – and the state – to play the role of mum and dad.
Voters aren’t used to a world of rising prices and interest rates, and their hearts and minds are up for grabs.
The same unions that opposed our successful schools reforms are gearing up for battle once again.
Plus: Have you got your popcorn ready for Salmond’s appearance before a committee of the Scottish Parliament this lunchtime?
To our opponents, the term “fronted adverbial” is the gift that keeps on giving. No-one without a degree in linguistics knows what it means.
But the former Health Secretary cautions that “critical care beds are full of people between 60 and 75.”
The Chair of the Education Select Committee presses the Secretary of State on access to technology, assessment, and vaccination for school staff.