Bright children from working families can close the attainment gap more easily in grammar schools than in comprehensives.
Posts Tagged: Tory Manifesto 2017
Iain Duncan Smith: It is better to face the social care crisis head-on than to dump the costs onto our children
The Prime Minister has shown determination and boldness – and the alternative is enormous tax increases under Corbyn.
Neil: “This must be the first time in modern history that a party has broken a manifesto pledge before the election.”
Tim Farron has led his party into an electoral cul-de-sac on the EU. He needs a change of course to save his MPs – and his leadership.
My local experience as a constituency MP has been a reminder of how nationalisation failed and privatisation works.
The department may not be the force that it was, but protecting its interests is still a powerful imperative within government.
None the less, a fall in the Conservative poll lead is not unhelpful to Downing Street and CCHQ at this stage of the campaign.
Rather than pay a Winter Fuel Allowance it would be better to help pensioners use less energy.
Ryan Bourne: May has chosen to occupy the centre, rather than try to shift it. This bodes badly for Britain, Brexit – and the economy.
The basic principles of limited government, economic and civil liberties, freedom and equality under the law are almost entirely absent from her programme.
The Common Fisheries Policy has been a disaster.
A gradual change will make it less contentious.
This pledge follows alarming evidence that democracy was undermined in Tower Hamlets.
A victory for Create Streets which has been making the case that beauty matters and that high density does not need to mean high rise.
May’s manifesto is real politics – that’s to say, a serious attempt to prepare Britain for the post-Brexit challenges of the future.
From Spain to Italy to America, parties of organised labour are in trouble. The blue collar base didn’t come out for them – and may not come out for Corbyn either.