The fourth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
Posts by David Willetts
David Willetts is Executive Chair of the Resolution Foundation, and a former Minister for Universities and Science, attending Cabinet.
Onward’s excellent report poses some tough questions and choices. The dilemma which the 2017 election manifesto tried to confront has not gone away.
In his second piece on Higher Education, the former Universities Minister looks at how they might be tweaked – and why the alternatives are reactionary, expensive or both.
David Willetts: Less money for universities and more for training. This view is simple, seductive – and wrong. Here’s why.
In the first of two pieces on Higher Education, the former Universities Minister argues that the conventional account of how fees and funding works is mistaken.
I am an optimist: I believe that we respond more immediately and sympathetically to appeals to the needs of future generation than almost any other political argument