Such a move would damage the levelling-up agenda, dampen economic growth locally and nationally, and weaken the UK’s soft power abroad.
Foreign labour is an alternative to ministers facing up to how successive governments have gummed up domestic training and recruitment of medical staff.
The public sector has just swallowed another semi-autonomous set of institutions with little protest or controversy.
Risk and income sharing agreements allow institutions and students to become partners and shift losses on poor-value courses away from taxpayers.
Our exam-focused system serves neither pupils nor employers properly. We urgently need a broader and more flexible curriculum.
Austerity and the cost of living are doubtless going to dominate the Government agenda, but the summer gave us a glimpse of what ‘Sunakism’ would look like.
George Osborne managed to deliver employment and productivity even whilst cutting spending. The Chancellor can do the same.
Modularised courses could help to prepare learners for work in growth sectors whilst reversing decline in strategic industries.
She is pushing through reforms which are of tremendous significance, but as yet unnoticed by the wider public.
The Government gains from her making a Tory case on disparities, which too few of her colleagues are willing to do.
We need to stop the obsession about whether more or fewer people are going to university.
The founder of the British Union of Fascists deserves no rehabilitation. But the prospect of it seems slight, and both he and his son are dead.
It’s wrong that so many young people are induced to wrack up debt for qualifications that do not boost their prospects.