The number of young people into higher education keeps on rising and has gone over 50 per cent. It is nothing to do with any target.
As a constituency chairman, I talk to my activists and a lot of voters. Here’s what they’re trying to tell the Party.
A Labour activist with an £85,000-per-annum sinecure left her unpaid Manchester counterpart to fight for British clubbing.
The backlash against the Schools Bill is just the latest sign that we have let schools slip off the Conservative agenda.
High-performing settings should be given greater leeway to experiment with different arrangements – flexibility is key.
Time and again the Whitehall regulatory reflex markets which are at once overpriced and inadequate to need.
The effect of benefit policy changes on the incomes of working-age adults and children since 2010 has been an average loss of £375 per year compared with a boost to pensioners of £510 per year.
For too long carrying a knife has been seen as “low level” crime. No longer. But we must also help children who are being exploited by the real criminals.
Gradual Home Ownership could help solve the problems of first-time buyers, and transform thousands into homeowners – and Conservatives.
Housing, childcare, and student loans are three areas where the Government could offer a new deal to the next generation.
Parents are becoming more and more reliant on schools – and the state – to play the role of mum and dad.
This is too important an issue for too many people for ‘the optics of a fight with Labour’ to be the primary motivation.
Once taxation and National Insurance were deducted, his take-home pay had increased by £15 a month.
There is a lot of rhetoric about boosting vocational training, but we need to do more to deliver it in practice.
Where do they think their next generation of voters will come from if people can’t afford to buy a home or start a family?